We have added links here to useful H&S legislation but the list is not exhaustive, just some of the pieces of legislation commonly used.
NB: It is important to remember that legislation may change so ensure you use the current legislation.
As with safety legislation there may be different legislation for the area of the UK you are living so its best to check places like Netregs or the government legislation website found here.
Infection prevention and control measures aim to ensure the protection of those who might be vulnerable to acquiring an infection…. Ok, but why is this important?
Well, every year at least 300,000 people develop an Infection. Whereas if there are good infection prevention and control, you are less likely to be affected.
This course will start by defining infection prevention and control and explaining the impact of good and bad infection control. It goes into detail about, the legislation that applies to infection control, the different types of microorganisms, how bacteria are transmitted, the chain of infection, and much more.