Communicating Cleaning Routines
Employees & visitors will want to know about all the additional steps you’re taking to reduce the spread of infection. So, it’s a good idea to consider displaying your enhanced cleaning routine.
If you do, please be careful about the words you choose—while it’s okay to say that you’re taking extra care to disinfect your space due to COVID-19, you can’t make unsubstantiated claims, like calling your space “COVID-free.”
As you plan for your return to work it’s important to revisit your cleaning routine to make sure you’re doing what you can to protect yourself and your employees.
We want to help, so we’ve put together some guidelines based on insight and recommendations from Public Health England.
Cleanliness has always been the priority for our clients & their visitors. But it’s even more critical as we all aim to reduce the spread of infection. According to PHE, it’s possible for someone to contract COVID-19 by touching a contaminated surface—like a door handle or light switch—and the virus may live on some surfaces for several hours or even days. That’s why it’s essential to clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces often, especially between reservations.
When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, it helps to understand the difference between cleaning and disinfecting. Cleaning is the act of removing germs, dirt, and impurities. Disinfecting is when you use chemicals to kill germs. By cleaning first, then disinfecting, you can lower the risk of infection.
We hope you find these cleaning guidelines useful as you navigate cleaning during this difficult time. We’ll continue to update our recommendations as the situation evolves. In the meantime, please visit the GOV.UK website for more information on COVID-19—and be sure to review any guidelines published by your local government or health authorities.