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Cleaning Logs

Q. How long does OSHA require us to keep a cleaning log for a bio-safety cabinet?

A. OSHA does not require a log for environmental housekeeping, only that the cleaning schedule be posted.

For logs involving infection prevention functions, the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) says to set retention based on the needs of your practice or facility, but recommends three years as a common practice.

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