Cold Chain management
- National vaccine storage guidelines: Strive for 5 outlines the basic principles for safe vaccine management. It is a concise, practical, user-friendly guide to vaccine storage and is aimed at Australian vaccination service providers.
- Power outage strategies
- How to order and receive vaccine stock
- Checklist: Cold Chain protocols and procedures
- Monitoring the cold chain during vaccine transport
Cold Chain Breach form:
The form should be completed for vaccines exposed to temperature excursions outside 2oC to 8oC for longer than 15 minutes.
Please complete the form and lodge as soon as possible after detection of a cold chain breach by:
Fax: 1300 768 088
While awaiting advice do not use or discard any vaccines and place a sign on the fridge to inform other staff of the breach.