Personal protective equipment in dentistry

Porter, Kathryn
December 2007
Dental Nursing;Dec2007, Vol. 3 Issue 10, p580
Academic Journal
The article describes what preventive equipment should be available to dentists and nurses to help control the risk associated with dentistry. It also informs how such equipment should be chosen and describes the legislation governing their provision and use. The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 and its amendments up to 2002 in Great Britain govern the provision and use of personal protective equipment. The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 is also discussed.


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