SHTM 2030

SHTM 2030 provides guidance on disinfection processes. This includes the testing and validation of all types of ultrasonic cleaner and washer disinfector used in the healthcare sector.

Document SHTM 2030
Full Title Scottish Health Technical Memorandum 2030 – Washer-Disinfectors
Applies Scotland
Sector Healthcare
Covers All types of Washer Disinfector and Ultrasonic Cleaner used in healthcare.
Status ALL PARTS CURRENT
 

About SHTM 2030

SHTM 2030 assists personnel involved with the management, operation, maintenance and validation of clinical washer disinfectors.

The document focuses on washer-disinfectors and the design, installation, operation and management of all types of thermal disinfection processes across several healthcare sectors.

SHTM 2030 is one of the definitive Scottish documents for decontamination within healthcare facilities.

Part 1: Design Considerations Washer-Disinfectors

This document provides guidance on washer-disinfector specifications and installation of new equipment on site. Specific requirements are provided for each washer-disinfector type.

Status: CURRENT
Download From: www.hfs.scot.nhs.uk
Previous Versions: TBC

 

Part 2: Operational Management Washer-Disinfectors

This document provides information to management personnel within facilities that use washer-disinfectors. Types of washer-disinfector are elaborated on as well as guidance on legal and policy requirements. This document also provides guidance on routine use and maintenance, as well as the use of log books and procedures for reporting faults, defects and accidents.

Status: CURRENT
Download From: www.hfs.scot.nhs.uk
Previous Versions: TBC

Part 3: Validation and Verification Washer-Disinfectors

This document provides guidance and schedules for testing washer-disinfectors and ultrasonic cleaners. This includes commissioning, performance qualification (PQ) and subsequent periodic testing.

Status: CURRENT
Download From: www.hfs.scot.nhs.uk
Previous Versions: TBC