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IRIC safety alert

Safety Action Notice – SAN2303

Published on 11 May 2023

From: Health Facilities Scotland

SAN2303 - Gaps in shower, bath and toileting equipment: risk of body part entrapment.



There is a risk of body part entrapment, like skin, genitalia or leg, when using some shower, bath and toileting equipment with either drainage holes or a horseshoe hygiene gap in the seat. Recommendations are made for healthcare, social care and procurement staff.