The guidelines outlined herein are part of a series that has been developed over a period of years under the guidance of the Steering Committee on Infection Control Guidelines. Infection Control Guidelines for Hand Washing, Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization in Health Care presents an overview and provides recommendations to assist in preventing the transmission of infection in health care facilities. This document is part of the Health Canada series of Infection Control Guidelines and is intended to be used with the other Infection Control Guidelines, which include the following:
– HAND WASHING AND GLOVES.
– CLEANING, DISINFECTING AND STERILIZING PATIENT CARE EQUIPMENT
– MICROBIOLOGIC SAMPLING OF ENVIRONMENT
– WASTE MANAGEMENT