Library

The NZSSA has the following material available for either borrowing or research. Contact person for library items is Sue Woods.

Available for borrowing:

Videos
  • Sterilization – A view for insiders
  • Old Dogs & New Tricks – Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
DVDs
  • Sterilization – A view for insiders
  • Old Dogs & New Tricks -Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
  • Manual Handling

Available for research questions but not for borrowing:

Books
  • Introduction to sterilization & disinfection – Joan F Gardner & Margaret M Peel. Publisher: Churchill Livingstone 1986
  • The Becton, Dickinson Lectures on sterilization – The curriculum in Bacteriology at Seton Hall College of Medicine & Dentistry. Presented during the academic years 1957 – 1959
  • EO Training manual – Mermed Australia Pty Ltd 1992
Standards and guidelines
  • AS/NZS 4187:2003 – Cleaning, disinfection and sterilizing reusable medical and surgical instruments and equipment, and maintenance of associated environments in health care facilities
  • ISO 17665-1:2006 Sterilization of health care products – Moist heat. Part 1 Requirements for the development, validation and routine control of a sterilization process for medical devices
  • AS/NZS ISO 11137.1.2006 Requirements for development, validation and routine control of a sterilization process for medical devices
  • Creutzfeldt – Jacob Disease & other Human Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies. Guidelines on patient management & infection control National Health & Medical Research Council 1996
  • Standard for the operation of sterile supply/services in health care facilities. National Co-ordinating Committee on Therapeutic Goods 1995
  • Health Technical Memorandum 2010 Part 1.1994: Management Policy Sterilization
  • Health Technical Memorandum 2010 Part 3. 1994: Validation & Verification Sterilization
  • Safe use of Ethylene Oxide in Sterilization/Fumigation processes Worksafe Australia 1992
  • NSW Infection Control Policy for HIV, AIDs & Associated Conditions AIDs bureau 1992
  • Hospital Acquired Infections: guidelines to laboratory methods World Health Organisation 1978

Tattooist Poster_ Steps to sterilization click here if you require one you can download it and use it as a resource.