manage infection control in the facility


Implement a set of measures to prevent and control infections, formulating and establishing health and safety procedures and policies.

Scope notes

Includes procedures such as hand washing, disinfection and proper skin care, universal hygiene precautions, collection and handling of laboratory specimens, segregation and disposal of waste materials, decontamination of instruments and clinical equipment, reporting and treatment of sharps injuries, and dealing with blood and body fluid spillages.

Alternative label

  • apply infection risk management in the facility

  • apply infection control management in the facility

  • manage infection risk in the facility

  • control infection risk in the facility

  • control infection in the facility

Skill type

  • skill

Skill reusability level

  • cross-sector skills and competences

Broader skills/competences

Optional Knowledge

Essential skill/competence of

Optional skill/competence of



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