Ecolab Operating Room Program

Operating Room Program ​
for Hospitals

Independent studies confirm that surfaces in the operating room are not cleaned properly, regardless of how much time is spent cleaning.

The Ecolab Operating Room (OR) Program provides a complete offering to help monitor and standardize processes, optimize infection control and decrease turnover time in the operating room so that surgeries are safe and can start on time.  Ecolab program success is achieved through the combination of innovative chemistries and tools, digital dashboards, expert service and professional training for your staff.

Operating Room Program Benefits

The Ecolab OR Program is a complete offering that helps the standardization of environmental hygiene practices to decrease turnover time, improve high-touch object cleaning, enhance operational efficiencies and optimize OR utilization.

  • Faster OR Turnover Time
  • Improve Cleaning Results
  • Process Standardization and Consistency
  • Reduce Risk and Financial Impact of HAIs
  • Enhance Operational Efficiencies
  • Ensure AORN Compliance with comprehensive staff training
OR Program Reinforced Logo, March 2021

On-Demand Training for OR Turnover Teams

The Ecolab OR Program now includes a digital training element to help hospitals improve the quality and consistency of clean for this critical care area.  Ecolab OR Program Reinforced includes a library of over 30 interactive lessons on industry best practices for hospital OR turnover teams anytime and anywhere, helping managers onboard new team members while also reinforcing important processes with existing staff.

Optimize Operating Room Utilization and Cleaning Across Multiple Touchpoints

Decrease Turnover Time and Improve High-Touch Object Cleaning

Decrease Turnover Time and Improve High-Touch Object Cleaning.

Our programmatic approach optimizes operating room cleaning workflows across multiple touchpoints by backing up results and partnering to guarantee improved outcomes. Our commitment to improving infection control and decreasing turnover time in the operating room allows us to ensure sustained savings and strong return on investment.

Ecolab Digital Dashboards

Digital Analytics and Actionable Insights

Our Operating Room Program delivers robust customized digital tools that collect data on OR Turnover time and high-touch object cleaning, measures compliance and pinpoints precisely where corrective action is needed. Those actionable insights allow higher operating room utilization and process improvements where they are needed most – standardizing workflows and keeping patients safe.

Ecolab Operating Room Program
Customer Feedback:​

On Newsweek's 2020 & 2021 List of Best Infection Prevention Products

Ecolab's OR Program, Patient Room Program, Hand Hygiene Compliance Monitoring System and Bioquell are listed on Newsweek’s 2020 & 2021 Best Infection Prevention Products list in partnership with The Leapfrog Group.

Ecolab OR Program Cleaning Improvements

“100% of surveyed customers reported an improvement in between-case and terminal cleaning within 3 months of implementing the Ecolab Operating Room Program.”

– Survey of 8 users conducted by a third party research firm

Ecolab Customer Satisfaction

“82% of surveyed organizations are likely to recommend Ecolab.”*

– Survey of 11 users conducted by a third party research firm

*Based on respondents who rated their likelihood to recommend as 7 or higher on a scale of 0 to 10.

Ecolab Central Sterile Program

In-Person and On-Demand Training

Ecolab offers both in-person and on-demand virtual training for OR staff to develop and refresh core competencies for environmental cleaning and disinfection in the OR, standardize the knowledge base across the team, and sustain program outcomes.

Ecolab Central Sterile Program

Continuing Education Credits

Ecolab provides Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) courses for your staff to ensure adherence to industry best practices and sustain program outcomes.
Ecolab Central Sterile Program

Data-Driven Insights

Managers receive administrative dashboard training and work with Ecolab to customize reporting to best serve their needs and drive standardization.

AORN Seal of Recognition Logo 2020

Training Materials

The training and cleaning processes in this program have been given AORN’s Seal of Recognition, providing hospital staff with the highest quality training, education, and in-service programs that are deemed consistent with the AORN Guidelines for Perioperative Practice. 
Ecolab: Surgical and OR Management

A Programmatic Approach for Ambulatory Surgery Centers

The Ecolab ASC Environmental Hygiene Program is a complete offering similar to the OR Program, but that is designed specifically for ASCs.  It helps the standardization of environmental hygiene practices to improve high-touch object cleaning in all areas of your ASC, enhance operational efficiencies, decrease turnover time, and optimize OR utilization. 

The program includes:

  • OR, Pre-Op, PACU
  • ASC team member areas: Locker room, front office and break room
  • Public areas: Waiting room, restrooms

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