Wednesday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on theInternational Custodial Advisors Network(ICAN)"Ask the Experts"page:Where can I find information on cleaning procedures specifically for the hospital laboratory department, and if there is a daily cleaning checklist established for the lab that the housekeepers can refer to daily? Any help, advise and information will be greatly appreciated.
Check the Internet. Look at www.health.vic.gov.au/cleaningstandards/ or check the CDC website at www.cdc.gov/hicpac/Disinfection_Sterilization/toc.html for a comprehensive discussion. These will give you some ideas that you can follow. I suggest you make up the daily checklist based on the equipment and surfaces that must be cleaned and disinfected in ... — Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX editor