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Osteopathic Practice Standards

Please be aware that these are the draft revised standards

C5. Ensure that your practice is safe, clean and hygienic, and complies with health and safety legislation.

  1. Your practice premises must be clean, safe, hygienic, comfortable and suitably equipped.
  2. There are detailed requirements in law for health and safety in the workplace. Further details can be found on the website of the UK Health and Safety Executive.
  3. You must have adequate public liability insurance.
  4. You should ensure that you have appropriate procedures in place in the event of a medical emergency.
  5. You should take all necessary steps to control the spread of communicable diseases.

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