Decontamination and Disinfection. Part 5. Regulatory obligations

Posted on 08 April 2016
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60 mins CPD/CE

Overall aims of this series:

  • Remain up to date with Disinfection and decontamination procedures, taking into account documents such as HTM0105 and Code of Practice

Overall objectives of this series:

  • Basic requirements for good decontamination practice
  • Pre-sterilisation cleaning and PPE
  • Discuss the Code of Practice relevant contents
  • Look at the implications of the HSE law for resheathing needles
  • Apply the HTM 0701 for waste regulations
  • Revisit handwashing

Aims and objectives of Part 5:

  • Understand the regulatory requirements that must be met
  • Health and Social Care Act 2008 and the CQC in relation to control of infection
  • The 10 criteria we need to adhere to as per the Code of Practice
  • The infection control lead annual statement and what it should contain
  • Health and Safety Executive sharps guidance

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