The Importance of Keyboard Sterilization As a healthcare worker, you know the importance of infection control on all clinical equipment and surfaces. And those practices of cleanliness shouldn’t end at your computer keyboard. The typical clinical area or nurse’s station has at least one computer and keyboard. When you consider how often these computer keyboards are used and by the number of different staff members who have had patient contact, the potential risk for cross infection from keyboards can be alarming. The single best method for preventing bacterial or viral transmission from computer keyboards is to have a keyboard that can be cleaned and disinfected. The Kensington Washable USB/PS2 Keyboard with Antimicrobial Protection can be easily washed and disinfected. By following the simple steps below, you can dramatically reduce the potential for cross infection from your computer keyboard. Kensington Washable Keyboard Washing and Sterilizing Process Important: Never immerse the USB plug. Make sure that the USB plug is away from the sink and remains dry. Best Practice Wash Procedure for Healthcare
You wash your hands to protect yourself from germs. What about your keyboard? The Kensington Washable USB Keyboard with Antimicrobial Protection can be run under your tap and washed to remove germs and contamination. Plus the built-in antimicrobial material provides continuous microbe resistance.
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