FDA Safety Communication Regarding Damaged and Worn Hospital Mattresses and Covers

As far back as 2013, even the FDA recognized that damaged covers of mattresses and stretcher pads would lead to contamination and infection.

In the documents below, the FDA covers what happens to the overall mattress when a cover gets damaged and how to monitor it. Infections that result from damaged and poorly maintained mattress are a grave issue. They must be taken seriously. After you read the article, contact us for assistance in assessing your fleet of surfaces at nbarnes@cascomfg.com.