Surface Disinfection State of the Industry Survey

September 15, 2014

Report Summary

Infection Control Today surveyed infection preventionists regarding their opinions on key issues related to environmental hygiene and surface disinfection. This report presents the survey findings through charts and graphs as a quick snapshot of infection preventionists' perspectives and practices relating to surface cleaning and disinfection.

Editor's Take

According to our survey, the vast majority of infection preventionists say they believe that environmental contamination plays a significant role in the transmission of pathogenic organisms. The survey also reveals a good working relationship between infection prevention and environmental services department to monitor for compliance with proper environmental cleaning and disinfection practices.

Takeaways for Your Business

  • Discover how IPs rate the compliance level with proper environmental cleaning and disinfection practices at their healthcare institutions
  • Learn what IPs believe are significant challenges relating to achieving optimal environmental hygiene