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Transmission based precautions

National infection control guidelines

Find links to guidance for transmission based precautions (section B2 of the national guidelines) including advice for contact, droplet and airborne precautions, and standardised infection control and prevention signs.

Queensland Health guidelines for specific diseases

Find links to clinical guidelines and resources to help reduce and manage transmissions in the event of an outbreak for some specific diseases, including advice on enhanced personal protective equipment (PPE).

Particulate filter respirators (P2/N95 respirators)

Read about the steps for fit checking and how to go about this process.

Last updated: 14 January 2019

Implementation tools and resources

The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) provides tools and resources to implement the national guidelines.

There is also a guide to managing the type and duration of precautions for different diseases provided by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).