Safe and Proper Use of Disinfectants to Reduce Viral Surface Contamination in Correctional Facilities

July 2021
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2021-121
2021-121 coversheet

Workers in correctional facilities, as well as incarcerated persons who are assigned to work details, may be exposed to viral pathogens if communal, high-touch surfaces are not properly cleaned and disinfected. This Workplace Solutions document recommends steps to reduce viral surface contamination through safe and proper use of disinfectants.

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Suggested Citation

NIOSH [2021]. NIOSH Workplace Solutions: Safe and proper use of disinfectants to reduce viral surface contamination in correctional facilities. By Hughes S, Afanuh S. Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2021‒121. https://doi.org/10.26616/NIOSHPUB2021121external icon

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