It’s quite easy to put off cleaning services and something as simple as dusting and cleaning around the workplace, but it’s detrimental to underestimate its consequences which are risking an injury in the workplace form a slip or fall and general productivity. It’s important for employers to maintain and tidy workplace to reduce potential compensation claims and to simply keep productivity at a high level.
Employees may not notice any hazards when they work in an untidy environment, this increases the risk of accidents. An occupational hazard is anything in the workplace that may cause injury. It’s commonly caused by the employer neglecting matters of cleanliness. This may cause a hazard going unnoticed by a supervisor and staff members. Office cleaning is essential. Leave it to our cleaning experts.
With the ongoing pandemic, it’s paramount to keep all surfaces and touchpoints clean and sanitized. Germs can quickly spread through the workplace if supervisors and employees don’t sanitize their hands and workspaces. Break rooms could be a hot spot for viruses to spread if not cleaned properly, this is why it’s important to invest in professional cleaning services.
Mould germination is another common health hazard. Mould can cause adverse health effects for anyone exposed to mould spores. Mould is a fungus that can release millions of spores into the air and cause damage to the respiratory system. There are strict standards for employers to follow to prevent mould in the workplace. Mould germination occurs in warm and humid conditions, making it extremely important for employers to regularly clean the worksite, especially bathroom, to decrease the chance of mould growth. Replacing or cleaning indoor air filtration systems often can prevent any mould spores from being released into the air.
Worker productivity is influenced by a messy or unhygienic workplace. The more unhygienic, the more people will get sick, and the more sick calls will be made, and the more productivity and costs will be affected. All this can be prevented with constant comprehensive cleaning by professionals.
Internal, general and regular cleaning - including tiles, flooring, walls, furniture and cleaning, internal walls, ceilings, lighting, windows, deep cleans of sanitary conveniences and washing facilities, consumables and feminine hygiene facilities, kitchens and dining areas, as well as cleaning of telephones, IT, and other cleanings as required. Carpet cleaning though, even with frequent vacuuming, needs hot water extraction applied every 18 to 24 months. External cleaning, litter picking, and removal of graffiti may also be included.