“Workplaces should be cleaned more frequently, paying close attention to high-contact objects like door handles and keyboards. Employers should provide handwashing facilities or hand sanitisers at entry and exit points.” Click here for our full roundup of the government’s workplace cleaning guidelines
The UK government recently published guidelines laying out five key steps for making workplaces safe for employees during coronavirus pandemic. As one of those steps, professional cleaning services have a vital role to play in getting the UK back to work. But what steps do you need to take to safely reopen your workplace?
From evaluating which cleaning services you require to make your workplace safe for your employees to return, to putting an effective ongoing programme in place to maintain that safe level of clean, and assisting you in providing adequate sanitary and washroom facilities, Atkins Gregory can help you make your workplace a safe, clean, virus-free environment.
A key initial step towards reopening your workplace is to conduct an assessment of the hygiene and cleaning requirements you need to take to deliver a safe environment.
A deep clean, focusing on decontamination of high contact points such as handrails, washrooms and door handles will reduce the risk of contamination spreading and provide your employees with increased confidence that they will be returning to a clean and healthy workplace.
The additions of sanitary provisions, as cited by the government guidelines, includes adding hand washing or sanitising stations, ensuring hand drying facilities are sanitary, and ensuring you have adequate waste disposal capabilities. Before reopening is a great time for prepare for this increase in sanitary and janitorial and help ensure your business is capable of maintaining a safe environment.
For extreme cases requiring decontamination services, our sister company Monthind Clean is working in partnership with Hygiene Pro Clean, a specialist in dealing with biological threats. The development of their own spray technology allows Hygiene Pro Clean to achieve full volume coverage of any void or space containing a potential threat.
Contact us today on 01223 438 118 for support in safely reopening your workplace, from conducting an assessment to delivering a deep clean.
Frequent cleaning will play an essential role in maintaining a healthy working environment for your employees. Regularly deep cleaning frequent touchpoints, at end of the day or week, helps to prevent transmission of bacteria and germs. Atkins Gregory’s dedicated cleaning operatives are able to provide regular cleans and disinfection services outside of your normal working hours to help avoid contact with your employees where necessary.
The practicing of good hygiene within your workplace can be as crucial as regular cleaning services in your efforts to minimise the transmission of biological agents. Taking steps such as ensuring your employees have access to regular hand washing or sanitising facilities and insisting your workplace conducts good hygiene practices, such as effective handwashing, is essential to preserving your hygienic working environment.
COVID-19 has been established as an enveloped virus, similar to influenza, which means that Atkins Gregory has the proven cleaning methodologies and protocols at its disposal to combat its spread. Using a combination of cleaning, sanitising, and disinfecting (Is there the difference? Find out in our blog), our expert team of cleaning operatives are able to safely eliminate the COVID-19 from the surfaces of your workplace.
Atkins Gregory’s cleaning operatives are trained to clean effectively and systematically, to cover all areas and surfaces in workplace, including frequent touchpoints and germ harbours.
To protect the hygiene of your facility, and our cleaning teams, all Atkins Gregory employees are always equipped with any relevant PPE (personal protective equipment) required. Our managers conduct a thorough risk assessment before undertaking every job to ensure that we can safely deliver the cleaning services you require.
Atkins Gregory is here to help you deliver a safe, virus-free working environment. For expert guidance on how to make your premises safe for your employees to return to work, get in touch with us today on 01223 438 118 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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