Full Cleaning Protocol

Vehicles must be fully cleaned once per week or immediately after a large removal or transport of a large group of animals.

Proper Protective equipment (ppE):

Disposable latex or nitrile gloves, yellow isolation gown, rubber boots (spray with Prevail to disinfect) or disposable footwear (impermeable shoe covers/agri-boots).

 

Supplies:

  • Prevail foamer attachment and hose/ or portable foamer
  • Extra garbage and laundry bags
  • Prevail spray bottle
  • Paper towels/cloths for wiping
  • Broom/dust pan
  • Scrub brush
  • Squeegee
  • Clean towels (to dry)

Box of vehicle:

  1. 1 Don PPE
  2. 2 Remove all objects from the vehicle bed (clothing, boots, kennels/crates, equipment), and wash, disinfect, and dry them prior to replacing them back in the clean vehicle.
  3. 3 Place dirtied blankets and any washable toys into clear plastic laundry bag or discard into garbage (discard heavily soiled/contaminated items in the garbage).
  4. 4 Remove any feces, and spilled food/treats from vehicle box with broom and dustpan.
  5. 5 Using detergent and water mixture, scrub the box thoroughly with a scrub brush from top to bottom (ceiling, sides, floors, and windows) and from front to back. Make sure to get in to all the corners.
  6. 6 Rinse thoroughly with water from the hose.
  7. 7 Use squeegee to remove excess water if necessary.
  8. 8 Coat all surfaces of the vehicle box with Prevail

    *Must ensure 5 minute wet contact time for Prevail

  9. 9 Towel dry or let air dry.

    *Drying is a very important step for the prevention of disease and infection. You must make sure all areas are DRY before you replace all the cleaned equipment/crates/supplies and before an animal occupies that space.

Cab of vehicle:

The cab of the truck, including floor-boards, pedals, steering wheel, gear shift handle, door handles, etc. must all be cleaned and disinfected.

 

  1. 1 Don PPE
  2. 2 Remove all objects (floor mats, equipment) and vacuum.
  3. 3 Scrub each floor mat with detergent and water mixture, then rinse with water
  4. 4 Spray floor mats with Prevail foamer/or spray bottle, and ensure a 5 minute wet contact time.
  5. 5 Towel dry or let air dry.
  6. 6 Wipe down all surfaces (steering wheel, emergency brake, door handles, etc.) with Prevail and paper towel or wash cloth.
  7. 7 Mist seats with Prevail spray bottle, let air dry.

Cages and Crates:

Proper PPE:

Disposable latex or nitrile gloves, yellow isolation gown, rubber boots (spray with Prevail to disinfect) or disposable footwear (impermeable shoe covers/agri-boots).

 

Supplies:

  • Prevail foamer attachment and hose/ or portable foamer
  • Extra garbage and laundry bags
  • Prevail spray bottle
  • Paper towels/cloths for wiping
  • Scrub brush
  • Clean towels (to dry)
  1. 1 Remove dirty cages/carriers from vehicle
  2. 2 Remove feces/debris with paper towel
  3. 3 Scrub all surfaces with soap and water
  4. 4 Rinse with water
  5. 5 Coat all surfaces with Prevail using foamer or spray bottle
  6. 6 Ensure a 5 minute wet contact time.
  7. 7 Towel dry or let air dry

Catch Poles, Nets and other equipment:

These items must be wiped down with soap and water, then sprayed with Prevail after each use. Ensure catch poles are lubricated after washing to prevent rusting.