Safety isn’t the only reason why your business would require decontamination during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mitigating the risk of the coronavirus is vital for protection and reassurance that you are maintaining safe standards by handling the viral outbreak with the proper preparedness and professionalism.
Reassurance isn’t just for staff and your customer base but for anyone who has an interest within the business and that includes those who see you as part of their Supply Chain.
Suppliers need assurance your premises are clean before resuming deliveries just as those receiving supplies need assurance their stock is coming from a sanitary factory/warehouse.
Whether there has been confirmed or suspected contamination on your premises, decontamination can offer a quick and thorough way to ensure your business can reopen quickly and provide a safe environment. Decontamination is also an excellent precautionary measure, removing any lingering particles that may be on surfaces or equipment.
For businesses that deal with food or the transfer of stock, eco-friendly decontamination is a safe method of fighting coronavirus. It leaves nothing behind as it uses biodegradable materials and cleans without wetting or marking surfaces, making it safe to use in kitchens and around stock and merchandise.
These, along with facilities management and other businesses, may have a duty of care to uphold safe environments and safeguard against COVID-19, making decontamination a necessary service.
Care homes are a high-risk business for the coronavirus and likely require full decontamination on more than one occasion. With elderly residents that are more likely to have underlying health conditions and care workers leaving and returning to the premises, they must be kept decontaminated to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Care homes may have had previously confirmed or suspected cases on their premises. This creates a health hazard for other residents and staff. Quick and thorough decontamination is vital, for safety, to mitigate liability and offer peace of mind to families.
Due to recent outbreaks in care homes and sheltered housing, it is essential to act now and act quickly.
Safeguards and precautionary methods against the coronavirus spreading can also mitigate the homes from liability in case the worst happens. The premises of care homes should be sanitised regardless of this as they offer a duty of care for their residents and as a precautionary measure for other remaining or future residents.
Sheltered housing, above anything, has a duty of care to its residents which is vital during times like these. Decontamination is required to protect residents and to create a safe environment.
COVID-19 can be fatal to people more vulnerable due to older age, existing medical conditions or respiratory problems which are all likely to be present in sheltered housing.
Thorough sanitisation of the premises can mitigate the risk of the virus spreading through surfaces and protect not only residents but staff and visitors.
Due to recent outbreaks in care homes and sheltered housing, it's essential to act now and act quickly to create safeguards and precautionary methods against the coronavirus spreading as well as mitigate the homes from liability in case the worst happens.
Doctors surgeries are a high-risk environment for the spread of COVID-19. This is due to the traffic of people who may have already contracted the coronavirus as well as the high number of those who are more vulnerable.
As a medical practice, everything must be done to fulfil the duty of care and to create a safe environment for those who need to visit doctors during the quarantine.
Decontamination is required to ensure that the premises are sanitised of COVID-19 particles to help slow its spreading.
Many may currently fear visiting surgeries even in medical emergencies as a precaution against catching the virus. Decontamination can help ease these fears and ensure that those who need to see a doctor can do so with the added risk of the coronavirus.
COVID-19 particles can spread through saliva coughed or sneezed, which makes dental practices a high risk.
Equipment, surfaces and clothing need to be thoroughly decontaminated regularly to ensure that any trace of the virus that may have been brought in is removed.
Decontamination will help to ease fears some may have about visiting dental practices. This ensures that those who need to see a dentist can do so without any added risks.
As a medical practice, everything must be done to fulfil the duty of care and to create a safe environment for those who need to visit dentists during the quarantine.
Leisure venues may find a slower return to normal once reopening due to customer fears of safety. One of the reasons this is the case is because leisure venues are businesses that are at high risk due to constant use by varied people. Clients may also be more likely to spread the virus due to heavy exercise, touchpoints and washrooms.
All of these can be easily contaminated by those who have carried particles of COVID-19. Proper decontamination will help ease the transition into reopening and help assure customers that they can safely visit again.
Libraries are a leisure activity and so may find it hard to attract people back after the lockdown has been lifted.
A way to ensure visitors and staff that the premises are safe is to decontaminate the area. Decontamination not only rids the environment of COVID-19 particles but also sanitises the equipment, surfaces and books without damage and without leaving anything behind.
Due to the number of shelves, books and surfaces that COVID-19 particles may land and stay on cleaning by hand would be a long and challenging task. Thorough decontamination will ensure every surface and hard to reach areas are quickly and safely sanitised.
Schools are currently open to the children of some key workers and hoping to reopen soon for all.
With the premises still in use by those who come into contact with key workers, they are a high risk for traces of COVID-19.
Decontamination will help fulfil the duty of care to pupils and staff while easing fears parents may have against sending their children back to school when they are open. To appropriately safeguard schools against coronavirus then full decontamination is required.
Due to the high number of rooms and touchpoints cleaning would be a long and challenging task if done by hand. Decontamination services, however, can do an entire school within a day, sanitising every room, surface and piece of equipment. This is performed using non-toxic and eco-friendly materials which leaves nothing behind after decontamination.
Decontamination helps to fulfil a nursery's duty of care it has to its children while creating a safer environment for staff and visitors.
Proper precautionary methods also mitigate from liability in case the worst happens and demonstrates that they are taking every step necessary to protect against coronavirus. This is performed using non-toxic and eco-friendly materials which leaves nothing behind after decontamination.
Nurseries may face concerns from parents about how they are protecting against COVID-19. Full decontamination can ensure that every room and surface on the premises is sanitised and protected for those children too young to know how to protect themselves adequately.
Police stations will always be an essential service. Unfortunately, they are also at high risk of contamination from COVID-19.
Decontamination can help keep police stations free of coronavirus by deep cleaning every surface and every room. This keeps staff and visitors safe and allows the running of the service to continue with as much normalcy as possible. Fogging can decontaminate entire police stations in a few hours and reaches all the hard to reach areas that would be very challenging to clean by hand.
Fire stations are an essential service but are at high risk of contamination from the coronavirus. Firefighters risk their lives often so proper precautions against COVID-19 can help ease the burden of their job during the pandemic.
Decontamination helps keep the stations free of coronavirus, deep cleaning everything inside, from surfaces to equipment. Keeping staff and visitors safe during this time is a top priority for every business and service. Thorough decontamination will help fire stations to continue running with as much normalcy as they can.
The fogging method decontaminates entire stations within a few hours and can reach the hard to reach areas that cleaning by hand would take a long time and prove challenging.
Pharmacies an essential business, before after and during COVID-19 pandemic.
With staff interacting with many different people and a high number of customers, contaminates can easily be spread. To remain open to the public and stay safe, a non-toxic, quick, effective method of combating the coronavirus is needed.
Fogging decontamination is the ideal solution. It is a method which can be conducted quickly and cost-effectively, leaving nothing behind. An added benefit is that there is no need to clear rooms of merchandise and equipment. This helps to speed up the process and deep clean every surface.
Sanitising pharmacies safeguards your staff and customers by creating a safe environment to come to without added fear. It helps to build trust as well as ease fears that people can continue to use the necessary service.
Universities and further education colleges are an example of high-risk areas for COVID-19 and premises that would require regular decontamination. This is due to a large number of people who frequent them and the speed at which the coronavirus can spread.
Surfaces equipment and touchpoints all require decontamination to safeguard students, staff and visitors. This is because, unfortunately, washing hands is not enough to keep the coronavirus from making its way onto surfaces.
Fogging can decontaminate entire buildings in under a day reaching every surface and difficult to clean areas. This makes it an ideal solution for premised such as universities as it is a quick, cost-effective and safe method which leaves nothing behind. This allows them to decontaminate and open as quickly as possible, ensuring the student's education doesn't suffer more than absolutely necessary.
Decontamination is necessary to create a safer environment for everyone within housing associations. With a large number of surfaces across many rooms or buildings, a method of ridding the premises of COVID-19 is needed, and it needs to be quick, safe and cost-effective.
Fogging is an ideal solution for this as it deep cleans every surface leaving no marks and no chemicals behind. It can also decontaminate an area quicker, cheaper and more effectively than hand cleaning.
Decontamination can ease fears, mitigate liability and demonstrate a commitment to safety and upkeeping good standards to both staff members and members of the public.
Fulfilling a duty of care and demonstrating your commitment to safety is essential for any business and buildings, including municipal buildings.
Decontamination is needed to ensure that every surface on the premises is deep cleaned to create a safer environment. Staff and visitors to municipal buildings will also feel more comfortable knowing such safeguards are being used. Fogging is time-effective, as it doesn't require teams of cleaners, and can reach hard to clean areas that would be challenging if done by hand.