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The Sterilising Research and Advisory Council of Australia (Victoria) Inc. (SRACA), the professional body of Sterilising Technology practitioners, was started in 1962. SRACA (Victoria) Inc. promotes high standards of practice in the provision of sterilising and disinfection services.
SRACA runs workshops and seminars to help keep sterilising technology practitioners fully informed on the latest developments in technology.
COVID-19 Information Sheet
Dear Members and Colleagues,
The Sterilising Research and Advisory Council of Australia (SRACA) Victoria have been asked if we should be doing anything different in CSSD during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The answer is:
Follow the Government & Health Service Organisation requirements and continue to do the great work we do.
As a reminder:
- All used reusable medical devices returning to CSSD from the operating theatre, wards, clinics and other procedure rooms are considered contaminated
- All staff working in the decontamination room should be wearing personal protective equipment including face shield, gown and gloves
- Automated cleaning with thermal disinfection is recommended where possible, consistent with the instructions for use and local protocols
- Staff are to ensure good hand and personal hygiene practices are demonstrated at all times
- No personal mobile phones in CSSD
- Surfaces in all areas are to be cleaned frequently. This includes frequently touched items such as keyboards, phones and scanners
- Entry to CSSD should be restricted to essential staff
- Keep yourself, colleagues, family and your community safe
- To keep up to date with the latest information on COVID-19, visit the Victorian Department of Health website: https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus
SRACA VIC Committee
The above information is intended as a guide only. Please always refer to the Department of Health and your Health Service Organisation for further information. SRACA Vic website is unable to answer individual questions.
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