GR24 Use of latex products


Category
Governance and risk management
Code
GR24
Issue No
Issue 2

Target Audience

All CWP staff and others, employed by, or working within CWP

Purpose

The policy aims to reduce, as far as is reasonably practicable, the incidence of latex sensitisation (allergy) amongst Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) staff by eliminating, or, where this is not possible, reducing exposure to latex protein.

Origin

Lead executive
Director of Nursing, Therapies and Patient Partnerhsip

Author and contact number
Head of Occupational Health
01244 852 317


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

13 February 2013

Review Date

28 February 2018

Approval Meeting

Health Safety and Well Being Sub Committee (HSWSC)

Ratification

Document Quality Group (DQG)

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