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Veterinary Clinic Care Checklist: Cagewash

The Facility Inspection Checklist is used to help in conducting semiannual reviews of programs and facilities for the care and use of animals.
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07/26/2022

Veterinary Clinic Care Checklist: Cagewash

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The Facility Inspection Checklist is used to help in conducting semiannual reviews of programs and facilities for the care and use of animals.
  • Date:

  • Location:

  • Construction and Operation:

  • dedicated central area for sanitizing cages and equipment is provided

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • cage-washing equipment meets need

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • doors, windows, floors, drainage, walls, ceilings

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • convenient to animal areas/waste disposal

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • ease of access (including door size) facilitates use

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • sufficient space for staging and maneuvering

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • safety precautions/clothing/equipment used for waste disposal/prewash/acid wash

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • traffic flow clean to dirty with no contamination of clean equipment by dirty equipment and appropriate air pressurization

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • insulation and/or sound attenuation present as needed

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • utilities are appropriate

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • ventilation meets heat and humidity load

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • safety features (e.g., SOPs, warning signs, eyewash stations) are in use

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • functioning safety devices to prevent entrapment in washer/sterilizers

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • cage wash temperatures are monitored and records are available

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
  • appropriate clean cage storage

    • Pass
    • Flag
    • Fail
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