Cleaning Scabies Outbreak Management

Cleaning in a scabies outbreak is slightly different from other outbreaks. Careful attention must be paid to different surface types that may harbour the scabies mite. PPE Required Gloves  Long sleeve disposable gown Equipment  Detergents  Isolation room Isolation bags Yellow hazard bags Vacuum cleaner Use only cleaning items and equipment...

Outbreak Waste Management

Waste Management in an outbreak needs to be planned and safely managed, including storage and removal of increased waste and identifying different waste requirements. Before implementing the recommended guidelines, read your residential care facility's specific infection prevention control policy guidelines and occupational health and safety requirements.  Waste Classification  General waste: Waste that...

Cleaning C.Difficile Outbreak

Cleaning requirements in a C. Difficile outbreak include PPE Required  Gloves Mask  Plastic or waterproof gown Face shield or eye protection   Equipment  Detergents and disinfectants - chlorine is the recommended disinfectant during a C. Difficile outbreak  A steam cleaner for soft furnishings   Disposable mops and or cloths for...

Cleaning Influenza Outbreak

Cleaning requirements in an influenza outbreak include PPE Required Gloves N95/P2 respirator mask Disposable long-sleeve gown Face shield or eye protection  Equipment  Detergents and disinfectants  Use only cleaning items and equipment designated YELLOW for cleaning the isolation rooms Yellow hazard bags  NB: The residential aged care facility will provide a safety data...

Cleaning VRE Outbreak

Cleaning requirements in a VRE outbreak include PPE Required Gloves Mask Disposable gown Face shield or eye protection Equipment  Detergents and disinfectants  Use only cleaning items and equipment designated YELLOW for cleaning the isolation rooms NB: The residential aged care facility will provide a safety data sheet on the detergents and disinfectants to...

Cleaning Gastroenteritis Outbreak

Cleaning requirements in a gastroenteritis outbreak include PPE Required  Gloves Mask  Plastic or waterproof gown Face shield or eye protection Equipment  Detergents and disinfectants - chlorine is the recommended disinfectant during a gastroenteritis outbreak  A steam cleaner for soft furnishings   Disposable mops and or cloths for cleaning vomit and...