HL7 Terminology
2.1.0 - Publication

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CodeSystem: EntityRisk


Defining URL:http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityRisk
Status:Active as of 2019-03-20

Kinds of risks associated with the handling of the material..

Publisher:Health Level 7
Content:Complete: All the concepts defined by the code system are included in the code system resource
OID:2.16.840.1.113883.5.46 (for OID based terminology systems)
Source Resource:XML / JSON / Turtle

This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:


SpecializesThe child code is a more narrow version of the concept represented by the parent code. I.e. Every child concept is also a valid parent concept. Used to allow determination of subsumption. Must be transitive, irreflexive, antisymmetric.Coding
GeneralizesInverse of Specializes. Only included as a derived relationship.Coding
internalIdhttp://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/utg-concept-properties#v3-internal-idThe internal identifier for the concept in the HL7 Access database repository.code
statushttp://hl7.org/fhir/concept-properties#statusDesignation of a concept's state. Normally is not populated unless the state is retired.code

This code system http://terminology.hl7.org/CodeSystem/v3-EntityRisk defines the following codes:

1AGG aggressiveA danger that can be associated with certain living subjects, including humans.10415active
1BIO BiologicalThe dangers associated with normal biological materials. I.e. potential risk of unknown infections. Routine biological materials from living subjects.14074active
1COR CorrosiveMaterial is corrosive and may cause severe injury to skin, mucous membranes and eyes. Avoid any unprotected contact.14076active
1ESC Escape RiskThe entity is at risk for escaping from containment or control.14077active
1IFL inflammableMaterial is highly inflammable and in certain mixtures (with air) may lead to explosions. Keep away from fire, sparks and excessive heat.10412active
2  EXP explosiveMaterial is an explosive mixture. Keep away from fire, sparks, and heat.10413active
1INF infectiousMaterial known to be infectious with human pathogenic microorganisms. Those who handle this material must take precautions for their protection.10407active
2  BHZ biohazardMaterial contains microorganisms that is an environmental hazard. Must be handled with special care.10408active
1INJ injury hazardMaterial is solid and sharp (e.g., cannulas). Dispose in hard container.10414active
1POI poisonMaterial is poisonous to humans and/or animals. Special care must be taken to avoid incorporation, even of small amounts.10410active
1RAD radioactiveMaterial is a source for ionizing radiation and must be handled with special care to avoid injury of those who handle it and to avoid environmental hazards.10409active


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