The Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada standards, guidelines and position papers (15th ed) are available online:
You may also download the PDF, but note this is also a read-only copy that cannot be shared/emailed. After downloading, go into your system's Downloads folder and right click to choose Open with Adobe Reader (cannot view PDF in browser).
Personal registration with CSA OnDemand is not required, but available on the homepage for those that wish to access additional features (pg.3).
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Note: NFPA standards are now available free directly through the publisher (free registration required).
How to use FileOpen
Note: You must use Adobe Reader to open PDFs for FileOpen to work, rather than your browser's built-in PDF viewer.
1. Download the document and use the dot menu (...) to "Show in Folder".
2. Right-click on the downloaded document to "Open with...Adobe Reader"
*If your file opens automatically in your browser and is not viewable (or you get an error), you'll need to go to your Downloads folder to find the file and right-click to Open with Adobe Reader as above.