Procedures for the disposal of waste

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Staff may be required to deal with the disposal of bodily fluids. If this is the case the following precautions will be used:-

All staff dealing with the situation will wear disposable gloves.

The child concerned will be removed from the main hall.

The contaminated area will be immediately cleaned and disinfected by another member of staff using disposable cloths and appropriate cleaner. Cloths will be placed in a sealed disposable bag.

The child’s soiled clothes will be placed in a sealed bag.

The child will be cleaned with paper to be flushed or wipes to be placed in sealed bag – along with used gloves.

Adult and child’s hands will be washed in warm soapy water.

All disposable bags will be placed in the wheelie bin.

This policy was reviewed & updated at a meeting of The Playbox committee held on 22nd  March 2023

Signed Chairperson:   Jane Sharp

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