Furniture and Office Cleaning


 
 

T he workplace as we know it, is ever-changing. Exposure to COVID-19 has immensely altered daily routines in the office. Guidelines set by the CDC to prevent the spread of the virus, has been accompanied by further questions and concerns.

Fear not, our workplace experts are here to inform you steps to a clear and safer environment.

Goals

Plan and prepare
  • Developing mitigation strategies in order to protect, prioritizing those who have an increased risk of severe symptoms
  • Decreasing the disruptions made to daily activity and processes
  • Reorganizing the office space to practice social distancing
  • Creating an area that your employees feel comfortable working in
  • Developing habits for future disease prevention and control
  • Setting best practices to clean, sanitize and disinfect your workspace
 
 

Getting Started

Know the Difference

Clean: removing areas of impurities, does not kill germs, instead lowers the risk of spreading infections.

Sanitize: decreasing the level of germs living on surfaces to a safe level.

Disinfect: use of chemicals to wipe out germs on surfaces.


Source: CDC

Gear Yourself

Before cleaning, make sure you have all the tools to get the job done effectively:

  • General cleaning supplies
  • Disposal gloves and masks while cleaning (Note: gloves should be sanitized beforehand)
  • EPA-approved disinfectant

Looking for supplies? We got you covered.

 

Cleaning

Steps to disinfecting:

1. Clean surface with soap and water

2. Use EPA-approved disinfectant (follow instructions on label)

*If an EPA-approved disinfectant is unavailable, you can use 1/3 cup of bleach added to 1 gallon of water, or 70% alcohol solutions to disinfect)

3. Wash your hands before and after disinfecting


Note: Do not mix bleach with other cleaning products.

Additional cleaning & disinfecting information by the CDC

Frequently touched areas in the workplace:

  • phones
  • touch screens
  • keyboards & mice
  • drawer pulls
  • tables & desks
  • doorknobs
  • light switches
  • faucets & sinks
  • bathroom area
  • seating areas and chairs

Continue

Maintain a safe workplace

We're all in this together

It's time to start planning for the long-term and better prepare the workplace. Reopening the office requires effort from everyone to move forward. It's not only about personal safety, but also for the safety of others. Start developing a plan today to create a secure place of work by evaluating needs. Then, implement and revise your plans as things unfold. Change is essential and we will help you get there.