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AS 4485.1:2021


Security for healthcare facilities, Part 1: General requirements

Sets out requirements for healthcare facilities in developing policy, principles and procedures for the protection of —(a) patients, workers and others who are required to work at or attend such a facility;(b) drugs and other controlled substances;(c) information; and(d) other property, including money, owned by, or in the control of, the facility, and the property of patients, workers and others at the facility. KEYWORDS: Healthcare; policy; facilities; security; protection
Published: 28/05/2021
Pages: 19
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Table of contents
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Application
1.3 Normative references
1.4 Terms and definitions
2 Policies and procedures
2.1 General
2.2 Security framework
2.2.1 Development
2.2.2 Management
2.2.3 Employees
2.3 Security instructions
3 Security risk assessment
3.1 General
3.2 Asset identification
3.3 Assessment of threats
3.4 Frequency of risk assessments
3.5 Performance of risk assessments
3.6 Outcomes of risk assessment
4 General security requirements
4.1 General
4.2 Lighting
4.3 Design and construction
4.4 Procurement
4.5 Security personnel
5 Security and safety of people
6 Security screening of workers and vendors
7 Incident procedures
8 Neonatal and paediatric security
9 Security of pharmacy and pharmaceuticals
10 Data security
11 Education, induction and training
11.1 All workers
11.2 Security officers
12 Special considerations
12.1 Security for external and community healthcare settings
12.2 Security for geographically remote areas
Cited references in this standard
Occupational health and safety management systems — Requirements with guidance for use
Information technology — Security techniques — Information security management systems — Requirements
Interior and workplace lighting, Part 5: Outdoor workplace lighting
Interior and workplace lighting, Part 4: Maintenance of electric lighting systems
Interior and workplace lighting, Part 3: Measurement, calculation and presentation of photometric data
Content history
DR AS 4485.1:2020