Refrigerator Temperature - Temperature Logs - Non-patient Care

What is the requirement or standard that addresses thermometers or temperature logs in staff only refrigerators?

There is no Joint Commission standard that requires thermometers in, or temperature logs for, staff only refrigerators. Staff refrigerators are not usually in the equipment or utilities management program, but may have be included in a maintenance program for the organization to keep them. It is recommended that you contact your state or local health department as they may have a more strict requirement.
Last updated on February 21, 2018
Manual: Home Care
Chapter: Environment of Care EC

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