The most common myth I hear about disinfection is that all cleaners disinfect, and that’s not the case. Most green cleaners do not disinfect and I is very important for BSCs to verify that they actually kill germs. For chemicals, you can look for something that’s an EPA registered disinfectant. Then for devices, you want to look for a manufacturer that has ample data showing that their product actually kills microorganisms.
If your company is like most, the fourth quarter of the year inevitably brings with it the joyous process of budgeting for the coming year. A few years ago, this process was made bearable by the fact that there was money for new people, equipment and services vital to the growth of your business. But over the past few years, the typical refrain coming out of budgets meetings is “do more with the same resources.”