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Health and Safety Precautions for Taharah

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Health and Safety Precautions for Taharah:

A guide to understanding potential health risks and injuries while performing the holy work of the Chevrah Kadisha

This is the most comprehensive guide to taharah room safety available today. This second edition has been updated, reorganized, and enhanced. Every chevrah should have a copy, and use it regularly.

 

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Health and Safety Precautions for Taharah:
A guide to understanding potential health risks and injuries
while performing the holy work of the Chevrah Kadisha

This book provides a layperson’s overview of potential health risks and injuries related to the sacred task of washing and dressing the meit/ah (the deceased). The authors include health, occupational safety, and Jewish professionals with over 100 year of experience doing Taharot and working to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Their recommendations are grounded in public health, workplace safety, and a commitment to respecting Jewish ritual.The manual includes explanations of and recommendations for:

  • Disease Acquisition and Transmission
  • Precautions
  • Facility Assessment
  • Facility Overview
  • Equipment
  • Meit/ah Care
  • Taharah Team Care
  • Immunizations
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Hand washing
  • Assessing the Meit/ah
  • Accident Responses
  • Risk Assessment

 

 

Additional information

Weight 3 oz
Dimensions 9 × 6 × .2 in