COVID-19 Basic Measures: For healthcare and deathcare workers in the handling of the dead

14 May 2020
COVID-19 Basic Measures: For healthcare and deathcare workers in the handling of the dead
Reference 4462
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The wearing of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is standard practice for the handling of the deceased and should be carried out in line with standard Health and Safety procedures.

Healthcare and deathcare workers should take precautions when handling the remains of individuals who have died from COVID-19.

This set of four posters provides healthcare and deathcare workers with guidance in the handling of the dead.

The posters cover the following topics:

- How to put on PPE correctly  - During body handling and preparation process - Removing PPE correctly - Management of COVID-19 Related Deaths: Key considerations and recommendations for managers
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