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IRIC safety alert

Safety Action Notice - SAN(SC)20/05

Published on 07 April 2020

From: Health Facilities Scotland

SAN(SC)20/05 - Protection of hospital oxygen pipeline systems through managed distribution of oxygen-dependent patients (COVID-19)



The performance of hospital oxygen pipeline systems will be compromised if the demand from oxygen-dependent patients exceeds their design limits. Clinicians, managers and engineers should collaborate on the safe distribution of patients across healthcare facilities.