Once an item has been cleaned it must be dried thoroughly with a disposable cloth to prevent any organisms multiplying. 2.3 Disinfecting agents are used to reduce the number of microorganisms. Disinfectants are governed by COSHH regulations 1999. Storage and usage instructions should be adhered to. The correct PPE should also be used when disinfecting items ensure that the solution reaches all surfaces of the item to ensure thorough disinfection before the sterilisation process can
The purpose of washing the test tubes thoroughly is so the chemicals don’t cross contaminate and affect the outcome of another section of the lab. Hypothesis: 1. If a substance contains lipids then when rubbed onto a paper bag a transparent or opaque spot will appear. 2. Is a substance contains starches then when iodine solution is added to the substance it will change from yellow-brown to blue-black.
So as a precaution to prevent infection being spread from the bacteria on the hand they often wash their hands regularly with anti-bacterial hand wash. Standard Precautions * Protect broken skin * Observe the hand hygiene policy * Use protective clothing correctly * Observe aseptic precautions for all invasive procedures/manipulation of catheters. * Clean, disinfect and/or sterilise as appropriate reusable equipment between each use. * Handle and dispose of bed linen correctly. * Dispose of sharps and clinical waste correctly. * Clean/disinfect spillages of blood/body fluids as per guidance.
Rachael Foster The principles of infection prevention & controlunit 4222-264 1.1 - As an employee the correct PPE should be wore i.e. gloves and aprons. Good personal hygiene should be kept and hands should be washed after our duties i.e. giving personal care. 1.2 - As an employer all staff should be trained in infection control, to be able to notice potential risks.
white apron and gloves for personal care and blue apron and gloves for when handling food and drink. Using the correct coloured cleaning equipment for the correct purpose. E.g. blue for general cleaning, green for kitchen and food preparations, red for toilets and bathrooms and yellow for infection control. It is also my responsibility to ensure that waste is disposed of correctly.
A risk assessment enables all parties, employees, employer and visitors that they are within a safe environment; those things are in place to reduce the risk of harm or potential risk. Describe correct procedures that relate to skincare? Infection control procedures relating to good personal hygiene include: • Hand washing - the spread of many pathogens can be prevented with regular hand washing. You should thoroughly wash your hands with water and soap for at least 15 seconds after visiting the toilet, before preparing food, and after touching clients or equipment. Dry your hands with disposable paper towels.
An evaluation of: a) Different types of personal protective equipment (PPE). b) How using PPE can help to prevent the spread of infection. Organisms such as bacteria and virus may enter the body via cuts, contaminated food or water, close contact with an infected person, breathing in the inhaled droplets when infected person coughs or sneeze, touching contaminated surfaces. The best prevention and most effective method is hand washing. Hand washing is the single most important method of preventing and controlling infection.
Infection control 1.1 It is my responsability to wear the PPE that is provided, also to wear the correct colour aprons to the job i am doing. It is important to use the correct colour mops, buckets and brushes this helps to stop cross infection. Also using the correct colour chopping bored. 1.1a Using equipment provided, washing hands when necessary. Washing clients clothes separate from other clients.
Treat casualties with the most serious conditions first and arrange for appropriate help. Washing hands and wearing latex free disposable gloves covering cuts and grazes on hands with waterproof dressing, wearing a plastic apron if dealing with large quantities of body fluids and wearing plastic glasses to protect eyes. Safe disposal of waste also avoid touching
If the bacteria touch your skin or eyes wash it with plenty of water. | tweezers | Low Hazard | Sterilize it in alcohol and wave it in the flame before and after use. | Recording and Processing Data As mentioned earlier on in the portfolio, my data will be presented both quantitatively and quantitative to ensure a good accuracy in the presentation of my investigation through the use of factual data as a result of my own experiment. This will be done by done by presenting my result in a table with reliable data as well as a graph along with its evaluation. The visual analysis of the results of the experiment will also be provided in which my qualitative data will be presenting which includes my own evaluation and observations of the experimental results.