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sanitation guide

All the notes on sanitation including, procedures, cleaning schedules, etc

what is sanitzation the maintenance of conditions conductive to health and involves bedding change, cleaning, and disinfection
cleaning removes excessive amounts of dirt and debris
disinfection reduces/eliminates unacceptable concentrations of microorganisms
why should agents designed to mask animal odors (febreze, glade, etc) not be used in animal housing facilities they cant clean like a good sanitzation practice and it could harm animals ventilation
whats the difference between sterilization, disinfection, and sanitation the degree of cleanliness
sterilization the highest level of clean, the destruction of all organisms on an object including spores
disinfection the second highest level of clean, reduction of a number of pathogenic microorganisms on an object to a harmless level
sanitzation the third and last level of clean, reduces a number of microorganisms on an object to acceptable public heath standard
sanitzation also refers to: making an object aesthetically pleasing and clean
where are the majority of microorganisms present the dirt
a surface must be properly___________ before using a sanitizer cleaned
what can be used to achieve both cleaning and sanitizing in one step bleach
the effectiveness of a sanitation or disinfecting agents depends on what two characteristics 1. must be mixed properly 2. and follow the recommended contact time
whats three examples of animals that produce urine scale rabbits, guinea pigs, and hamsters
what agent must be used before washing to achieve proper sanitization of their caging acid solutions
clean with___________________ and render the surfaces____________ all lose soil, visibly clean
__________ free of all detergent rinse
apply_____________________ and allow it to remain in _______________ for prescribed time disinfectant/ sanitizer, contact with the surface
whats the four main characteristics of bleach it kills everything, its inexpensive and easy to get, do not get it near mouth, nose, etc, and it cleans and sanitzes
which animal reacts adversely (badly) to phenols cats
Quaternary ammonia compounds can be combined with detergents
what are five characteristics of Quaternary ammonia compounds: combine with detergent, its fast acting, its odorless, non irritating, and available
solid bottomed rodent cages are cleaned 1-2 times per week
solid bottomed guinea pig cages are cleaned 3 times a week
cage shelving should be washed at least once a month
rabbit excreta pans are cleaned 3 times a week
cat and ferret litter pans are cleaned daily
dog excreta pans are cleaned daily
dog, cat, and rabbit cages are cleaned at least every 2 weeks
check feed and water daily
floors should be swept and mopped every day
animal rooms should be emptied, cleaned, and disinfected on a fixed scheduled
cleaning should include walls, ceilings, lights, and exposed surfaces
clogged vents reduce air circulation
vents ans doors should be kept free of dust, grime, hair, and feathers
feed and bedding containers should be lined with disposable plastic
what are considered to be vermin flies, fleas, cockroaches, ticks, and wild rodents
what are the three key components of an effective vermin control program keep areas sanitary, dispose of substances properly, and close doors
what problems can unwanted vermin cause in an animal facility they can spread disease, carry infections, have parasites
how do vermin enter a facility threw cracks/ small holes, feed, and bedding
four measures used to control vermin dispose of food, keep bedding proper, sealing cracks, and closing doors
use of pesticides in animal areas should be applied by knowledgeable people and must not contact animals or their feed/ bedding
what are two relatively harmless chemicals that can be used to control cockroach infestations bardic acids and amorphous silica
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