First Practice Management
- Posted Tuesday July 29, 2014
New guidance on safe handling of cytotoxic drugs
HSE has recently published a new page that provides guidance on the safe handling of cytotoxic drugs in the workplace.
Cytotoxic drugs are used widely in healthcare settings as well as in the community in the treatment of cancers as well as other diseases. This page provides information to employers and employees on the occupational hazards associated with cytotoxic drugs and the precautions to take when handling them.
Revised web page on slips and trips in health and social care
Slips, trips and falls can have a serious impact on the lives of employees and users of health and social care services. New HSE web pages have recently been extensively revised and contain detailed information on how to reduce the risks from slips, trips and falls in health and social care.