Lesson details

From disinfecting door handles to thoroughly clean hotel surfaces, cleaning plays a crucial role in reducing the spread of viruses and avoiding cross-contamination.

In this lesson, Nina Fairweather defines the concept of infection and pathogenic microorganisms, shares with you the most common infections found in a hotel, and introduces you to the chain of infection and the role you play in cleaning for infection control.

What you’ll learn:

  • The definition of infection and pathogenic microorganisms
  • The common infections found in a hotel
  • The role you play to control infections

This lesson is ideal for hotel staff members who clean any area in a hotel and for hotel managers to raise awareness of infection cleaning principles in their venue.


Nina Fairweather

Nina Fairweather is a consultant for health and safety in the hospitality industry and Director on the board of Women in Hospitality.

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