Course 139 Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting

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Modules: 1
Hours: 0.5 (30 minutes)
Sectors: All Industries

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Course Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting

Key Topics

  • Cleaning and Disinfecting
  • EPA-Approved Disinfectants
  • Reducing Risk of COVID-19 Exposure
  • Develop & Implement Plan
  • Determine What Needs to be Cleaned/Disinfected
  • Safe Behavorial Practices

Target Audience

  • Employee

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


There are many different types of infectious diseases and viruses in the workplace.

Here are some examples:

Proper cleaning and disinfecting techniques at work can help reduce the spread of these potentially serious viruses and diseases. This course will teach you how to develop, implement, and maintain a cleaning and disinfecting plan to keep your workspace healthy.

This course introduces the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) guidance that focuses on cleaning and disinfecting public spaces, workplaces, businesses, and schools.

The course is intended for business owners, managers, and employees; school administrators, teachers, and support staff; government managers and employees; and anyone working for a private or public organization.


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Module 1: Cleaning and Disinfecting Procedures

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the steps in developing a plan, implementing the plan, and revising the plan for disinfecting public spaces.
  2. List and give examples for each of the three categories of cleaning plans.
  3. Discuss methods to decrease the risk of exposure to infectious agents such as influenza and coronaviruses.
  4. Describe safe behavioral practices to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

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