general cleaning

Types of indoor cleaning


Wet cleaning

Wet cleaning is carried out daily at least twice a day and as the cabinet gets dirty, with the use of disinfectants. It is necessary to follow the sequence of cleaning, quartzing and ventilation.

There are several types of wet cleaning:

1) before starting work ;

2) during work ;

3) after work .

There may also be emergency cleaning: in case of a spill of biological fluid.

Cleaning of the treatment room and wards is carried out at least 2 times a day , if necessary more often: in the morning before the start of the working day and at the end of the work shift. Cleaning should always be combined with disinfection and bactericidal irradiation of the premises.

For disinfection, a 3% chloramine solution can be used with the addition of a 0.5% detergent solution; 1.5% solution of lysoformin-special; 1.5% amocide solution; solution of neutral anolyte according to the guidelines for the solution.

Purpose: cleaning surfaces in rooms, removing macro- and microparticles, dirt, dust, spilled liquids, splashes, chemical pollution, etc. from them, as well as eliminating and destroying microorganisms that are on these surfaces in the air, i.e. . disinfection.


1) disinfectants and detergents;

2) measuring utensils for diluting disinfectant solutions;

3) a set of cleaning equipment: 2 containers (“For wet cleaning” and “For washing floors”), having levels that determine volumes;

4) clean rags;

5) mop “For mopping”;

6) protective clothing for medical personnel “For wet cleaning” (gown, headgear, gloves, mask).

All cleaning equipment must be clearly marked with indication of the premises and types of cleaning work.

Wet cleaning technology:

1. Wash your hands, put on protective clothing.

2. Dilute the disinfectant solution in the marked container.

3. Wipe all surfaces 2 times with an interval of 15 minutes with a clean rag soaked in disinfectant in strict sequence:

table for sterile material;

cabinets for sterile solutions;

equipment, manipulation tables;

chairs, couches for patients.

4. Wash the floor with a disinfectant solution.

5. Turn on the bactericidal irradiator:

in the wards for 15-30 minutes,

In the treatment room – for 30 minutes.

6. Ventilate the office – 30 minutes.

7. Disinfect cleaning equipment:

· clean the containers with a cleaning agent, rinse, wipe with a rag moistened with a disinfectant solution 2 times with an interval of 15 minutes;

Disinfect the mop by wiping twice with an interval of 15 minutes;

rags after exposure to a disinfectant solution, rinse in clean water, dry;

Cleaning equipment is stored in a specially designated place in a dry form.

8. Remove protective clothing; disposable then dispose of.

9. Wash your hands.

10. Bathrobe “For wet cleaning” is changed 2 times a week and as it gets dirty. Stored in a designated area.

Cleaning equipment (buckets, rags, brushes, etc.) are marked and used separately for offices, corridors, bathrooms, etc.

During the cleaning process, it is necessary to have an oilcloth bag for transporting overalls and rags to the laundry.


general cleaning

In sensitive rooms and wards general cleaning is carried out once every 7 days .

General cleaning is carried out according to the schedule drawn up by the head nurse, approved by the head of the department. The responsible person for the general cleaning is the head nurse of the department, the direct person in carrying out the general cleaning is the nurse of the treatment room (manipulation room, dressing room, etc.).

Indications: All rooms that require compliance with a special regime of sterility, asepsis and antisepsis: operating room, dressing, treatment and other manipulation rooms.

Purpose: to reduce the microbial contamination of surfaces and air in the premises of healthcare facilities.

Necessary conditions: availability of a schedule for general cleaning; disinfectant solutions are recommended to be changed weekly.

Cleaning progress:

1. Special clothing set:

· 2 marked bathrobes “For general cleaning”;

2 medical caps (kerchief, cap);

2 masks (respirator);

· protective glasses;

gloves – 2 pairs;

· shoes.

2. Set of cleaning equipment:

2 containers (“For general cleaning” and “For mopping”);

· 2 mops (“For ceiling and walls”, “For floor”);

Sterile rags, ruff;

Disinfectants and detergents;

measuring utensils for diluting disinfectant solutions.

General cleaning technology:

1. Wash your hands.

2. Put on a clean gown, medical cap, mask, shoes, respirator, goggles.

3. Dilute the disinfectant in the marked container.

Marked cleaning equipment for cleaning each room

change as directed.

4. Free the room as much as possible from furniture or move it to the center.

5. Apply the disinfectant solution by wiping (irrigation) on the ceiling, walls, door in the direction from the window to the door. For the heating battery, use ruffs.

6. Disinfect the germicidal lamp frame with a disinfectant. Wipe the bactericidal radiation lamp from all sides with a gauze cloth moistened with 70 ° ethyl alcohol.

7. Rinse windows with water with the addition of 10% ammonia solution.

8. Change the disinfectant solution in the container.

9. Wash the manipulation table, cabinets, refrigerator and other equipment with a damp cloth soaked in a disinfectant solution.

10. Apply a disinfectant solution to the floor using the “For the floor” container and the “For mopping the floor” mop.

11. Turn on the bactericidal irradiator for 60 minutes.

12. Remove overalls. Dispose of disposable. Wash the hands.

13. After sustained ultraviolet irradiation, put on another gown, gloves, mask.

14. Pour tap water into containers.

15. Wash off the disinfectant solution with a sterile cloth moistened with tap water.

16. Wash the floor with clean water.

17. Turn on the bactericidal irradiator for 60 minutes.

18. Ventilate the office – 30 minutes.

19. Disinfect cleaning equipment in a disinfectant solution according to the instructions, rinse and dry.

20. Remove overalls: gloves, mask, cap and gown, if disposable to dispose of; bathrobe, if reusable, hand over for washing to the hostess sister. Perform hand hygiene.

21. Make a note in the general cleaning log: date, name of the disinfectant solution, signature of the person who carried out the general cleaning.

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