Audit

Staff (including contract & physicians) follow CDC hand hygiene guidelines when entering and exiting room?

Staff (including contract & physicians) follow posted isolation signs?

Sharp boxes are no more than 3/4 full?

Patient rooms are clean, organized and free of clutter (especially tubing)?

Soiled linen is not placed on floor?

Visitors and patients follow posted isolation signs?

All necessary PPE is accessible and orderly?

Disposable equipment (I.e. stethoscopes, blood pressure cuffs) are used in contact isolation rooms?

Bottom storage shelves have 6" clearance for cleaning?

Linen carts are covered and in good repair?

Linens are not "hoarded" in any rooms?

Nothing stored on top of linen carts?

Pantry is clean and items stored properly (ice machine, drawers, cupboards)?

There is no eating/drinking in patient care or public areas by staff?

Additional Comments

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.