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- Powered Air Purifying Respirator - CLD500
Powered Air Purifying Respirator - CLD500
Doc type: Policy Directive
Compliance with this policy directive is mandatory.
Doc No.: PD2011_030
Functional Group - Sub Group:
Clinical/ Patient Services - Incident management
Clinical/ Patient Services - Medical Treatment
Population Health - Disaster management
Personnel/Workforce - Occupational Health & Safety
Personnel/Workforce - Security
The purpose of this document is to provide information for hospital health personnel (first receivers) on the use of CLD500 unit (Level C1 - Powered Air Purifying Respirator) in a mass casualties situation resulting from a major industrial hazardous materials incident or a deliberate release using chemical, biological or radiological substance.
NOTE: This Policy also applies to Local Health Networks until Local Health Districts commence on 1 July 2011.
Date of Publication: 01 June 2011
Author Branch: Counter Disaster Unit
This document applies to: Local Health Networks, Government Medical Officers, Public Health Units, Public Hospitals
Audience: All health personnel receiving contaminated patients for decontamination and treatment
Distributed to: Public Health System, Government Medical Officers, NSW Ambulance Service , NSW Department of Health
Review Date: 01 June 2014
Policy Manual: Not applicable
File link: Powered Air Purifying Respirator - CLD500
File size: 347Kb