Infection Control

HLTSS00065

Infection Control

In every workplace, workers are exposed to day to day activities which involve Infection control, some more than others. You will get an understanding of how to implement standard and transmission-based precautions and responding to infection risks safely. Individuals will gain the knowledge and skills required to respond to the infection risks posed by the current COVID-19 pandemic. This unit applies to individuals working in retail, transport and logistics, or food-handling contexts.

Individuals successfully completing HLTINFCOV001 Comply with infection prevention and control policies and procedures will follow established organisation infection prevention and control procedures, which will include:

Hand hygiene and care of hand
Use of personal protective equipment
Handling of waste
Enforcing clean and contaminated zones
Limitation of contamination
Surface cleaning