For the end of January puzzle: See how many safety and standards violations you can find in this picture!
One of my friends was telling me about an incident at her hospital a while ago, where the patient became hypoxic after being given 100% oxygen. The hospital had done some work on the piping, but hadn’t tested it or notified anyone…
T/F Nitrous oxide hoses should be colour coded light blue
T/F Oxygen hoses should be colour coded green
T/F Air hoses should be colour coded yellow
T/F CO2 hoses should be colour coded gray
T/F Scavenging hoses should be colour coded black and white
1. How are the gas pipelines themselves coded so the workmen know which outlet to connect them to.
2. (Non examinable) What qualifications do you have to hold to install a medical gas pipeline in Australia?