Clean-up of Spills

Policy 670.60

Policy Statement

Surfaces exposed to blood, body fluids, and body secretions should be cleaned with a detergent followed by decontamination with a hospital grade disinfectant that is tuberculocidal and has a label claim of efficacy against hepatitis B. Persons performing the cleaning should wear disposable gloves.

Applicability of the Policy

All Medical Students

Related Larner College of Medicine Policies

Related University of Vermont Policies

Related Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) Standard(s)

12.8 Student Exposure Policies/Procedures


  • 5/20/2014 Policy Adopted/Affirmed [Medical Curriculum Committee]
  • 3/17/2020 Reformatted [Medical Curriculum Committee]
  • 4/26/2022 Policy Edit [Medical Curriculum Committee]
  • 2/21/2023 Policy Revised [Medical Curriculum Committee]
  • 12/19/2023 Policy Edit [Medical Curriculum Committee]

Policy Oversight

Associate/Assistant Dean for Students

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