Environmental Hygiene: The Importance of Process, Product and Practice

August 20, 2014

Issue Summary

Environmental hygiene can be addressed through process, product and practice, working in concert to address what should be done and with what tools, and in a manner congruent with best-practice recommendations and evidence-based guidelines.

Table of Contents

This Pulse explores the essential elements of process, product and practice relating to environmental cleaning and disinfection in the healthcare institution, and acknowledges the critical role that the environment plays in the prevention of healthcare-associated infections.

Takeaways for Your Business

  • Review the essentials of proper process for environmental cleaning as outlined by practice-guidance documents
  • Learn how the right product used appropriately can facilitate good outcomes
  • Discover how practice can be improved for enhanced hospital hygiene