csi jewett by spire integrated solutions morgue refrigerator how to clean a morgue refrigerator

CSI Jewett by Spire Integrated Solutions suggests cleaning a morgue refrigerator is a critical task to maintain hygiene and prevent the spread of infections to visitors and morgue workers. Here is a general guide on how to clean a morgue refrigerator:

Important Tip 1

Do not use corrosive cleaners which can cause damage to the unit. Use only mild cleaners.

Important Tip 2

Do not use steel wire brushes or steel wool on the unit surface or door. It can scratch the stainless steel.

Safety Precautions:

Prioritize safety by wearing personal protective equipment (PPE), including gloves, a mask, and a gown.

Ensure good ventilation in the area.

When entering the cooler secure the door(s) in the open position to prevent entrapment.
Best practice is a 1 in and 1 out for personnel safety.

Regular Cleaning:

  • The refrigerator should be cleaned on a regular basis.
  • Spills and fluids should be cleaned immediately to prevent fluid seepage into panels and seams
    and/or deterioration of the metal.
  • When cleaning the unit use a mild cleaner such as hospital based antibacterial and fungicides.
    o A mild 1:100 chlorine bleach solution can also be used for disinfection.
  • Do not allow cleaners to remain on surfaces for an extended period of time to prevent corrosion
    of the surface.
  • Following the use of the cleaning agent, rinse the surfaces with clean water to naturalize the
    surface.
  • Use a damp rag/mop for cleaning. Do not use excessive water or fluid. Doing so can result in
    water penetration to the panel and seams causing damage.

It’s crucial to follow local regulations and guidelines for morgue cleaning, as well as any specific protocols established by the facility or organization. Additionally, consult with a professional cleaning service if needed, especially for more extensive or specialized cleaning requirements.

Questions? Contact us at info@spire-is.com.

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