A spill isn’t just a liquid. It could be the powder from a cut tablet or a broken capsule.
Your healthcare provider will talk to you about a spill kit, which includes all the supplies you need to clean up a spill. Follow your healthcare provider’s instructions.
You can also make your own spill kit with these items:
Before you clean the spill:
Follow these steps carefully to clean the spill:
After cleaning up the spill, call your healthcare provider and tell them about the spill.
Current as of: May 28, 2021
Author: Provincial Hazardous Medication Committee, Alberta Health Services
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