Plasma Directorate

Risk assessments 

National Model Risk Assessments (NMRA) have been reviewed by trained risk assessors and then agreed and approved by managers. The contents of the risk assessment must then be communicated to all staff in the department.

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What Risk assessment (RA) are you looking for?

Risk Assessments

General
  • Children and Young Persons – 28736*
  • Cleaning and Touchpoint cleaning in Plasma Donation – 28747*
  • Clinical Waste – 28737*
  • Contact with Blood & Body Fluids & Use of gloves – 28738*
  • First Aid on Teams – 28771*
  • Haemoglobin sampling/testing and use of Hemocue Meter – 28739*
  • Hepatitis B - Staff not covered by Hep B immunisation positive status – 28740*
  • Lone Working – 28741*
  • Manual handling for carrying individual components of donation chairs – 28773*
  • New and Expectant Mothers – 28742*
  • Office working – 28743*
  • Post Donation Care and Food Preparation – 28744*
  • Providing Fluids to Donors on Session – 28745*
  • Provision of food and drink to donors during plasma donation process – 28767*
  • Storage and Transportation of alcohol-based products in PFM Units – 28759*
  • Storage of Trima Kits and anti-coagulant in Plasma Clinics – 28772*
  • Use of Display Screen Equipment (DSE) – 28748*
  • Use of sharps within Plasma Clinics – 28749*
  • Violence/ Verbal Abuse/ Aggression – 28750*
  • Working in a Plasma Centre – 28846*
Equipment
  • Blood Pack Transportation Containers – 28760*
  • BP Cuffs – 28735*
  • Composeal Universal Heatsealer – 28762*
  • Donation Chair – 28761*
  • Instant Cold Pack - Koolpak (PFM Component Collection Environment) – 28763*
  • Modesty Screens and Repairs – 28764*
  • Operational use of Trima Accel Plasma Set. No.82300 – 28770*
  • Spill kit – 28746*
  • Use of handheld heat sealers – 28765*
  • Use of Heat pads for Plasma donors – 28766*
 Stress
  • Plasma - Health Care Assistant – 28774*
  • Plasma Operations Manager – 28776*
  • Registered Operational Nursing Team Leader – 28775*

Training Materials

Manual Handling