The purpose of this SOP is so that effective cleaning of the AGP shield takes place and that staff are protected whilst cleaning the shield. Further, cross contamination between patients should not occur.
The scope of this SOP is intended for staff groups involved in upper GI endoscopy procedures including ERCP and EUS.
1. The shield is correctly cleaned and disinfected between cases
2. Staff are protected against contamination whilst carrying out the task of cleaning shield
3. Staff are a aware of the control of substances hazardous to health guidelines COSHTH