BC Environmental Cleaning Guidelines

British Columbia Best Practices for Environmental Cleaning for Prevention and Control of Infections in All Healthcare Settings and Programs
Created by: Provincial Infection Control Network of BC
September 2016

Ministry of Health Policy Communiqué regarding the phased implementation of the guidelines (please note: the communiqué refers to the guidelines document, above, as Appendix A)

Guidelines and Resources from Other Jurisdictions

Best Practices for Environmental Cleaning for Prevention and Control of Infections In All Health Care Settings – 2nd edition
Created By: Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee (PIDAC)
May 2012

First Nations Health Authority Housekeeping Manual (2016)
 – This is a great, easy-to-understand booklet for staff; we highly recommend sharing it.

Public Health Ontario Environmental Cleaning Toolkit (2010)

Evidence Reviews

Effectiveness of Alternative Antimicrobial Agents for Disinfection of Hard Surfaces
Created by: National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health