Environmental Sterilization

Ensuring it's safe for patients and staff.

FMC provides you with a free estimate and analysis of your cleaning requirements – our programs are custom tailored to each client. We serve all types of commercial customers – in fact, we clean several million square feet every single day. We also specialize in quick turnaround, emergency situations.

Tailored Service Programs

  • Meet with Nursing Directors, EVS and Patient Transport to design a schedule to minimize the disruption to patient care
  • Perform service during second shift and weekends to be the most productive and effective
  • Provide a project manager to adapt to the hospital’s unique needs
  • FMC can provide equipment transporters to lessen the strain to hospital staff

Project Goals

  • Our service averages over 200 pieces of equipment per day
  • Develop a continuous partnership in the fight against infections
  • Provide service at least 2 to 3 times per year to ensure the safest environment for patients and staff
  • Provide a written log of all equipment sterilized and dated (for inspections)
  • Tag and date each piece of equipment (tag would be removed and replaced with next service)

Maintenance Procedures

  • Neutralize with the industry's best disinfectants
  • Replace damaged and contaminated wheels
  • Make minor adjustments, i.e. tighten bolts, screws, etc.
  • Remove all hair, dried fluids, tape, string, sutures and residual contaminants
  • Spray all surfaces with high pressure steam (400º @ 1300 psi)
  • Dry all surfaces
  • Inspect and certify each piece of equipment
  • Lubricate parts as needed

Crucial Areas for Service

  • Operating Rooms
  • Kitchens
  • Lavatories
  • Exam rooms/tables
  • Laboratories
  • Morgues
  • Dialysis
  • Hospital beds
  • Hospital trays
  • Hospital IV hangers
  • Hospital trash cans
    (regular and red hazardous cans)