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Health and safety

All health care sectors are subject to much regulation and dentistry is no exception.

​BDA advice

Dental unit waterlines

Health and safety

Healthcare waste

Infection control

Medical devices

Medical emergencies

Prescribing and medicines management 

​Radiation protection

Risk assessment

​Expert templates

Health and safety

Audit - Supplier contracts (v1)

Amalgam use and disposal protocol (v3)

Environmental policy statement (v1)

Fire action notice (v1)

Health and safety policy (v3)

Latex policy (v1)

Manual handling assessment (v1).doc

Manual handling techniques (v1).doc

Infection control and decontamination

Cleaning schedule example (v1)

Decontaminating laboratory items (v2)

Hand hygiene protocol (v1)

Healthcare waste audit (v2)

Healthcare waste disposal policy (v2)

Hepatitis B - vaccine response letter (v2)

Infection control annual statement - England (v2)

Infection control policy (v5)

Inoculation injuries policy (v2)

Manual cleaning protocol (v2)

Moving instruments to and from an LDU protocol (v3)

New equipment selection protocol (v1)

Safer sharps - protocol and risk assessment for non-use (v1)


Patient group direction (v1)

Prescribing and dispensing policy (v2)

Prescriptions for private patients (v1)

Radiation protection

Radiation protection - employers written procedures (v1)

Radiation equipment testing (v1)

Radiation protection file (v2)

Risk Assessment

Risk assessment - dental practice (v3)

Risk assessment - hepatitis B non-responder (v3)

Risk assessment - pregnant and nursing mothers (v2)

Risk assessment - trainee nurse (v3)

Risk assessment - work experience student (v2)

​​BDA Events

Training essentials courses for the dental team, including:
Leading a dental team
Running a safe and compliant practice

iLearn webcasts

One-to-one advice

Extra and Expert members have access to unlimited one-to-one advice via phone or email from our experienced dental advisers.
Call the BDA Compliance Team on 0207 563 4572

We may record telephone conversations that are advisory in nature to offer you additional security, resolve complaints and improve our service standards. Conversations may also be monitored for staff training purposes. You will be alerted to this when you call.