Hospital Equipment You May Not Think Needs Cleaned – And Why It Should Be
In a medical setting, it should be fairly obvious that the surgical tools being used on patients should be cleaned, disinfected, and sterilized. It is also common knowledge that operating surfaces and bathrooms should be cleaned as well. But what hospital equipment in many medical facilities may frequently be passed over because staff may not think it needs to be cleaned?
Here are a few examples:
Healthcare-Associated-Infections and COVID-19
Healthcare-associated-infections have multiple similarities to the COVID-19 virus. Both can be transferred through contact with surfaces containing the bacteria or virus, both can be contagious, and both can be effectively eliminated using similar cleaning practices. …