Cleaning and Disinfecting the Workplace: Infectious Disease Prevention
There are many types of infectious diseases, pathogens and viruses in work environments.
Some examples include:
- Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
- Seasonal Flu
- Pandemic Influenza
Proper cleaning and disinfecting techniques in the workplace can help reduce the spread of these potentially serious pathogens, viruses and diseases. This course will teach you how to develop, implement, and maintain a cleaning and disinfecting plan to keep your workplace safe.
This course introduces the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) guidance that focuses on cleaning and disinfecting public spaces, workplaces, businesses, and schools. This course is intended for business owners, managers, and employees; school administrators, teachers, and support staff; government managers and employees; and anyone working for a private or public organization.
Training Time: Cleaning and Disinfecting the Workplace
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Cleaning and Disinfecting Course Outline
Our interactive Cleaning and Disinfecting the Workplace Training provides the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively manage infection transmission in your workplace or organization by effective cleaning.
Each module has several lessons. Lessons contains 100% interactive ‘micro-learning’ content broken down into bite-sized chunks.
Each module ends with a short quiz when the content is fresh in your mind rather than a long exam at the end of the course. The average time to complete the course is about 2 hours.
You can see what is covered in the lessons below.
Cleaning and Disinfecting
This lesson introduces the three step plan for cleaning and disinfection.
In this lesson, you will become familiar with steps required to reduce the risk of exposure.
In this lesson, you will learn about how to develop your plan for effective cleaning and disinfection.
In this lesson you will learn the specifics of determining what type of cleaning is required.
In this lesson you will learn about the specific requirements for cleaning different types of spaces.
In this lesson you will learn about how to implement your cleaning and disinfection plan.
In this lesson you will learn more about how to revise your plan to ensure it remains effective.
In this lesson you will learn about how to encourage and maintain safe behavioral practices.
OSHA Information and Disclaimer
This website is not the official or final authority to determine OSHA compliance responsibilities, which are set forth in OSHA standards themselves, and the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. Because OSHA regulations are constantly being added, deleted, and/or revised, you must not rely on this website as the official or final authority of OSHA training requirements; refer to the official OSHA regulations available on OSHA’s website (osha.gov). - Click anywhere to read disclaimers.
No specific OSHA standards are mandated in this course. The OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard is referenced in relation to best practices for infection control.