Part of the most effective IPAC processes (elimination); cleaning and disinfecting of the environment is highly necessary in all settings. Please review the following guidance documents that outline proper processes for environmental cleaning and the disinfecting. Can't find a certain resource? Try the General Resources webpage or email us.
This document details the proper process for reprocessing medical equipment in all healthcare settings. This document includes best practices for procurement of disinfection and sterilization equipment, policies and procedures, education and training, factors affecting efficacy, flash sterilization, unacceptable methods of disinfection/sterilization, among other topics.
This document outlines the best practices for environmental cleaning in all healthcare settings. Some of the topics covered in this document include best practice for client area cleaning, education, laundry, occupational health and safety issues, cleaning for specific areas, new technologies for cleaning, assessment, and quality control of cleaning.
This factsheet provides guidance on cleaning and disinfection of public settings, including schools, transit, colleges/universities, retail locations and other workplaces in Ontario.
This document is intended to be a technical resource on the use of a portable air cleaner where it is considered as a supportive measure to improve indoor air quality.