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Estates and Facilities Alert - 11 January 2019

Published on 13 April 2021

From: Health Facilities Scotland

EFA/2019/001 Portable fans in health and social care facilities: risk of cross infection



Portable fans used in clinical areas have been linked to cross infection in health and social care facilities. Each use and reuse should be clinically risk assessed. Local procurement, cleaning, decontamination and maintenance policies must be produced and kept under review.