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Protect Cleaning Staff from Infection and Disease

Protect Cleaning Staff from Infection and Disease

Infection control for cleaning staff, especially those working in the healthcare industry, simply cannot be overlooked. It is essential in keeping your staff, as well as the facility’s staff and patients, safe from dangerous illness and disease. Infection control involves the prevention of infection by controlling the spread of disease and bacteria. Here are some ways you can ensure your cleaning staff are ahead of the game in stopping infections in their tracks.

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Improving infection control helps keep caring environments clean

Improving infection control helps keep caring environments clean

John Parker, director for marketing of Alphaclean, explains how keeping floors clean in hospitals and other healthcare environments can help reduce the spread of infections.

Improve infection controlControlling the spread of infections or viruses is vitally important in many different locations and settings, but it is even more crucial for healthcare providers. People visiting or receiving treatment in these environments are already vulnerable to the spread of infection, so making sure that effective cleaning regimes are in place for waiting rooms, corridors, reception areas and wards is key. A clean and welcoming environment is also important from an aesthetic point of view, engendering feelings of well-being and trust in people who are anxious or unwell.

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Safety and suitable surfaces – the key issues in healthcare flooring

Safety and suitable surfaces – the key issues in healthcare flooring

Flooring is a crucial element in healthcare settings so choosing the most appropriate materials, and employing the correct cleaning methods,  are essential tasks for all healthcare facility managers. John Parker, director for marketing of  Alphaclean, explains.

Flooring has a lot to live up to when it comes to healthcare environments; in fact it’s hard to think of any other locations where floor surfaces are expected to deliver so much.

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The Long-Term Benefits of Sweepers

The Long-Term Benefits of Sweepers

For those thinking of purchasing or renting a sweep, it is important to know that this is an equipment that can bring innumerable benefits to your business over an extended period of time. Built to a high standard, they are capable of producing exemplary results through many years.

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What are the Advantages of Owning a Floor Sweeper

What are the Advantages of Owning a Floor Sweeper

Because of the different variety of sweepers, choosing the correct one can save your business profit, promote a better working environment and even has the ability to potentially increase your businesses level of productivity. Whether you are thinking of buying or renting a walk-behind sweeper or ride-on sweeper, these machines are built to clean even in the harshest of conditions and are ideal for industrial and commercial settings where removing debris, dirt and grime are imperative.

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The Ultimate Steam Cleaner Guide

The Ultimate Steam Cleaner Guide

Differentiating between steam cleaners and other cleaners such as pressure washers is important since they have different features and work in quite different ways.  Steam cleaners use near or above boiling water with water temperatures going from just under boiling as high as 130 degrees Celsius. The hot water is released as low moisture steam. The water vapour in the steam is mixed with a much greater volume of air so that the steam does not leave cleaned surfaces soaking wet or leave pools of water behind.

steam cleaningPressure is an important consideration in steam cleaners. Steam from these cleaners can typically be under 100 PSI. When compared to a pressure washer that has steam at up to 5000 PSI, a steam cleaner is using very gentle low pressure. The hot low moisture vapour of a steam cleaner when combined with the low pressure makes steam cleaning a great choice for many cleaning tasks.

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The Best Cleaning Hack Articles Online

The Best Cleaning Hack Articles Online

We all want to be more organised. When we grow up and become adults, we often wonder why we’re still not acting like adults and getting our lives together like an adult should.

There’s a few simple things you can do to make it seem like you’ve got your life together when really you just know all of the best life hacks around. And what about when it comes to cleaning? Here are some of the best articles online and their take on the best cleaning hacks you need in your life right now.

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What Not To Do When Cleaning Wooden Floors

What Not To Do When Cleaning Wooden Floors

Wooden floors are often a solid flooring choice for your home or business, as not only are they timeless in their aesthetic appeal but they are also hard-wearing, easy to care for if you know how, and ideal for allergy suffers.

While wooden floors do have their advantages, it is still important to know how to care for them properly. Here we’ll run through some of the common cleaning and maintenance mistakes many people make that can actually ruin and damage your wooden floors permanently.

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Commercial Cleaning Business Startup Guide

Commercial Cleaning Business Startup Guide

A commercial cleaning business could be the answer to your career needs. We’ve put together this guide on what needs to be done both before and during the startup process.

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The Power of Steam

The Power of Steam

Technical advances and growing demand for ecological cleaning have ushered in a new age of steam.

The latest ‘dry’ steam machines can also offer hotel and resort managers the versatility they need, says John Parker, director of marketing for Alphaclean.

Strange as it might seem in this digital age of disruptive new innovations, the ‘old’ technology of steam still deserves a place in the cleaning toolkit available to hotel and resort managers today.

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