How to disinfect an ambulance: Instructional video from Belgium
Ambulance ‘disinfection area’:
0:08 Message for paramedics:
place all used and contaminated material visible on the stretcher or table in advance. Like this we know what we have to clean.
0:15 Message for paramedics:
the sanitary cell must be free of porous material beforehand. Otherwise we consider that as waste.
0:23 Message for paramedics:
Stay in your cabine.
Or have someone in protective clothing that is staying in the sanitary cell to do the deco together.
0:33 Message for paramedics:
you can undress afterwards in the persons deco zone. In that case you must provide your own PPE for the next intervention.
0:42 Message for paramedics:
a toilet container is provided for you. Do not enter with contaminated clothing. First go through the persons deco. Keep it clean too!
0:52: drive via Roggestraat
1:03 contact us via mobile number DECO when entering
1:06: join the queue, do not block the fire brigade's way out!
1:11 in that case, wait on the courtyard
1:19: communicate the information about your service and the materials used via mobile number DECO
1:22 STEP 1: we empty the sanitary cell. All the dirty and porous material is thrown away.
1:36: STEP 2: cleaning with detergent and rag. If necessary with brush and floor-wipe.
1:48 STEP 3: disinfect your own gloves!
1:52 STEP 4: Spraying Virkon S with the dispenser
1:56 We spray the contents of the ambulance, contact surfaces, walls, floor and ceiling.
2:02: If the medical bag has also been open, it must be cleaned and disinfected inside! Be sure to communicate on arrival.
2:11: STEP 5: 10 minutes waiting time for reaction Virkon S
2:14: STEP 6: Rub the Virkon S with paper towels until it is dry.
2:24: the remains of the paper are waste. We put everything back in the ambulance. Registration.
2:36 Way out via Nieuwe Vaart.
2:41: Turn back and drive carefully past the waiting zone.
2:45: activate the lights to enter the public road safely.