Disinfection with

Proper Planning helps to:

  • Ensure the elimination or reduction of pathogens.
  • Prevent further movement of pathogens.
  • Ensure the safety of response personnel.
  • Secure a biosafe environment.
  • Minimise the possibility that a lack of resources impedes during the cleaning and disinfection process.


  • Information gathered to assist with planning disinfection response.
  • Property assessment.
  • Determine areas and items requiring cleaning and disinfection.
  • Identify potentially hazardous situations.
  • Identify the location of drainages and run off destinations.
  • Estimate time frames needed to address situations.


  • Identify pathogens.
  • Determine areas and items needing cleaning and disinfection.
  • Select proper disinfection methods of use.
  • Identify and address hazards and safety issues.
  • Determine responsible supervision, personnel, equipment and supplies needed.
  • Training for disinfection workers in safe application and storage procedures.