There are a lot of external factors that Environmental Services (EVS) has to deal with on a daily basis. Many of these concerns create roadblocks to infection prevention initiatives. HFM Magazine published the results of a survey aimed at documenting the top concerns of EVS workers. Here are a few that topped the list: Pressure to expedite room turns, Assigned responsibility to clean mobile objects, High turnover in EVS, No standard practice, and Lack of knowledge in the role of the environment in cross contamination and transmission.
Clear-cut guidelines on how to solve surface contamination don’t exist. That’s why we’ve worked with experts nation-wide to develop a comprehensive surface cleaning and disinfection system. It combines process with evidence-based products and education to help decrease the spread of HAIs.