Archive for the “Decontamination” category

Is it possible to obtain some stickers to put on toys/equipment that has been cleaned so that the next person will know?

Clinell ‘I am clean’ stickers / tags can be used for toys and equipment. Over the last few years much hard work has taken place in collaboration with infection prevention and control and services around cleaning of equipment and toys. Where toys have fabric pieces …

What’s the longest time that the virus is believed to remain active outside the body at room temperature?

This is dependent on the environmental conditions and the material that the surface is manufactured from. Generally, it is indicated that the virus remains active for approximately 72 hours on hard surfaces but regular hand washing and cleaning will mitigate the risks.