There is a ton of information swirling around about cleaning and disinfection best practices amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It's enough to make you dizzy! Furthermore, it's likely the surfaces in your home or facility are not as clean as you think they are.
Disinfectant is having its moment in the spotlight, due to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic. Maintaining a clean facility and home is now essential. With the increased emphasis on disinfected surfaces comes increased misinformation and misconceptions. Purchasing a disinfectant can be challenging as the list of active ingredients are lengthy and often difficult to understand.
As summer approaches and most cities begin to reopen businesses, there is a shift in our collective spirits. While we are hoping to be on the other side of the Coronavirus pandemic, we need to prepare mentally and physically for a second wave. The biggest takeaway from the COVID-19 pandemic: the importance of having your facility (and home) equipped with the correct health and safety supplies for any emergency. With no clear end in sight, it is important now more than ever that employers make emergency preparedness a critical part of everyday business.
As we continue to face the global Coronavirus pandemic, we find ourselves taking the task of cleaning and disinfecting to new heights. With good reason, COVID-19 is easily transmissible through touching infected surfaces in addition to human-to-human transmission.
As the ultimate champions of a safe and healthy workplace, Safetec wants to help everyone stay healthy in the office. Whether you are currently in an office environment or preparing to reopen, let’s cover the basics of maintaining a sanitary workspace during COVID-19 and beyond.
In many aspects, the dental world is very similar to a hospital environment. With the high turnover rate of patients, it is imperative to make sure your facility is free from the harmful microorganisms that can build up on non-porous surfaces. That’s why it is essential to make sure your facility understands the importance of disinfecting procedure and the necessity to choose the proper disinfecting agent.
When you visit a restaurant, gym, grocery store, school, or another JanSan facility, one of the first things most people notice is the cleanliness of the facility. A dirty restaurant, for example, can cause customers to walk out and leave negative reviews, or in severe cases, it can bring down the wrath of a health inspector. In addition to a dirty facility causing customer dissatisfaction, they can be breeding grounds for disease-causing microorganisms. Many JanSan businesses use disinfectants to keep their facilities pathogen-free after they clean the surfaces.
Disinfecting is a significant part of maintaining a business in the healthcare, JanSan, food-service, or veterinary industry. Companies must understand the disinfecting options widely available on the market. Disinfectant products come in a variety of forms, but the most common are wipes and sprays. Safetec's options are ready to use and don’t require additional dilution methods, unlike some competitors options. Spray disinfectants are preferable in situations where general disinfection is necessary because the spray can cover a larger area than a wipe-down can. Additionally, sprays can be applied to previously cleaned surfaces without the need to perform any additional work, spray and keep the surface wet for the duration of the kill claim.