What type of cleaning is needed for coronavirus infection?
If you suspect you have a coronavirus outbreak on your premises, you need to ensure that the appropriate surfaces and assets are cleaned in the appropriate manner. This process is called Touch-point cleaning, or deep surface cleaning.
The frequently touched surfaces within your premises are likely to include the following:
- Desktops and work surfaces
- Doorknobs, doorplates & handles
- Light switches
- Computer keyboards / Mouse
- Telephone equipment
- Canteen furniture
- Sinks and kitchens
- Toilets – Taps / Flushers / Dispensers
- Water fountains
- Vending machines
- Tablets and digital devices
- Lifts and escalators
Further information specific to the coronavirus – WHOs Coronavirus advisory advice for the public. You can also read coronavirus situation reports here and the WHO’s Coronavirus condition overview. Technical information on coronavirus cleaning guidelines.
Touch-point cleaning or deep surface cleaning should be carried out in conjunction with Fogging
Fogging kills all but 0.0001% of bacteria, fungi and viruses.
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