Ebola is one of the most devastating global health epidemics. It is a highly communicable disease and leads to fatal death if left untreated or poorly managed ("60 Minutes - The Ebola Hot Zone"). Considering that Ebola has an equal adverse effect on healthcare workers as their patients, this policy seeks to address the use of Personal Protective Equipment and Chlorine Disinfectants of the Ebola Treatment United. The units are special centers that have been established to specifically address an Ebola outbreak ("60 Minutes - The Ebola Hot Zone"). Taking these issues into consideration all employees in the Ebola Treatment Units are required for:
Workers MUST clean their shoes, hands, and body using chlorine at every entry and exit point of the Ebola Treatment Units
All workers at the Ebola Treatment Units MUST ensure that their entire bodies are covered using the plastic and rubber armors provided; this should include the use of eye protectors, gloves and protective boots
All workers at the Ebola Treatment Units MUST clean the personal protective equipment using chlorine before and after entry or exit into the designated areas
Training to the Written Policy
Employees are required to attend regular training regarding the use of the Personal Protective Equipment provides at the treatment centers. Employees shall also be trained on the use of Chlorine and its significance in the prevention of infection. The training shall be offered twice every week; that is, on Saturday evening and Monday evening.
Inspections Ensuring Employees apply the Policy as Trained
A team of three workers shall be assigned the responsibility of inspecting other employees with the primary objective of ensuring that they comply with the training guidelines. The inspection will be conducted at all the centers every three hours.
Corrective Actions to Implement Change and to Prevent Deficiencies
All observations shall be recorded during the inspection process. This is followed by immediate corrective actions considering that the virus is highly contagious. Employees who fail to follow the training guidelines will be immediately relieved of duties and subjected to medical check-ups and further training.
"60 Minutes - The Ebola Hot Zone." YouTube. YouTube, 2014. Web. 04 Apr. 2016. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mrADU-L65GI>.