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Managing the risk from hot water and surfaces in health and social care

Managing the risk from hot water and surfaces in health and social care
Date of publication:
2012
ISBN:
N/A
Series code:
HSIS6

Please note if you are a provider registered with CQC, and with premises located in England, CQC is the relevant regulatory body for patient safety matters

This information sheet explains the risks associated with hot water and hot surfaces in health and social care premises and sets out guidance to help control them. It covers the risks vulnerable people may be exposed to when bathing or showering, or where there are hot surfaces such as pipes or radiators.

Updated: 2016-11-21