Module 4: Good Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfecting Practices
Part 1: Questions
Do You Know?
…That cleaning reduces germs, dirt, and impurities from surfaces or objects?
…That sanitizing lowers the number of germs on surfaces or objects to a level that is considered safe by public health standards or requirements?
…That disinfecting (after cleaning) kills germs on contact on hard, nonporous surfaces?
… That equipment and areas that are likely to be contaminated by harmful microorganisms must be cleaned, sanitized, and/or disinfected frequently throughout the work period?
…That sanitizing can be done by using very hot water, steam and/or chemical sanitizers?