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[M-24] Standard for Mitigating Oxygen Hazards in the Health Care Environment (Formerly SB-31)


This publication provides general requirements for health care personnel handling and using oxygen and oxygen-rich gases and associated equipment in a health care environment.

This publication does not provide in-depth discussion of the hazards and handling of oxygen-rich gases and atmospheres. The reader is directed to Section 7 for additional references that should be consulted for this information.


Category Medical Gases     Standards & Guidelines
Keywords health care  |  oxygen  |  Oxygen in health care  |  oxygen-rich/oxygen-deficient atmosphere
Related G-4.1  |  P-2  |  P-2.5  |  P-2.6  |  P-2.7  |  P-39  |  P-45  |  SP-20