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Update to CGSB Standards for Packaging of Category A and B infectious substances, and clinical and (bio) medical waste


The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and the Canadian General Standards Board have announced the publication of an updated edition of CGSB-43.125, Packaging of Category A and Category B infectious substances (Class 6.2) and clinical and (bio) medical waste. This standard specifies requirements for designing, manufacturing, marking, testing and using means of containment to transport

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The 2013 version of the Ontario Health Plan for an Influenza Pandemic (OHPIP) was released in April, 2013

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It continues to be the most up-to-date plan, and includes updates to existing chapters including the laboratory services chapter as well as new chapters and tools designed to further guide and support planning across the healthcare system. There are revisions to the planning guidelines for laboratories and more detail is provided on surveillance and reporting

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