As an employer in Australia, you should know that you have a legal obligation, under the current Workplace Health and Safety Act, to ensure the health and safety of yourself, your staff, your customers and even visitors.
It is well known how crucial it is in Aged Care Facilities to maintain the highest standard of cleaning to safeguard residents against any outbreak of Gastroenteritis or disease.
According to Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA), Australia has one of the highest rates of allergies in the developed world. Charity Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia estimated that more than 650,000 Australians have a diagnosed allergy with about 30,000 new cases every year.
There are many cleaning supplies for cleaning commercial property or facilities claiming that they: “kills all germs” “disinfects”, “sanitizes”, “kills all bacteria on all surfaces”. But what does this terminology mean?
A gym is an abnormally damp environment where sweat creates moist conditions ideal for germs, bacteria, mould, mildew and viruses.
And while you can’t stop the sweating (which after all is the reason for a gym), you can make sure your premises are spotlessly clean at all times so that bugs and nasties don’t get the upper hand.
If you’re looking to give carpets a good deep clean, then something well worth considering is a relatively new technology; encapsulation or encap as it’s often referred to.
You may well have never heard of this before. Encapsulation, as a cleaning method, was really only “discovered” in the 1990s, and though it has grown in popularity since, it’s still something that a lot of people are not aware of.
2017 saw further increase of bedbug reports worldwide, including Australia. They are not only spreading faster but also developing immunity against insecticides.
New research from the University of Sydney suggests that bed bugs have developed a thicker cuticle that’s enabling them to survive extremely high doses of common insecticides. Today, approximately 90% of bed bugs own a genetic mutation which makes them resilient to chemicals.
Of course there are immediate benefits to purchasing a floor scrubber for cleaning floors however there are long-term benefits as well.
Floor scrubbing machines are popular because of their agility, amount of features, and ease of use. You may have seen ride-on scrubber dryers being used in larger environments. A ride-on scrubber is the ultimate cleaning tool when it comes to efficiency and productivity when cleaning floors in larger areas.
There are a lot of floor scrubbers on the market today and each brand has unique offerings when it comes to features and accessories. Here’s a rundown of floor scrubber features to help you in the process of purchasing a floor scrubber for your business.