Hydro publishes free cleaning white paper

Hydro publishes free cleaning white paper

Hydro Systems has published an educational white paper, ‘Dispensing Cleanliness During an Outbreak or Pandemic’, due to the global pandemic caused by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). “Our free white paper provides insight on promoting health and wellness through cleaning, disinfecting and sanitising, while also outlining the effective role chemical dispensers can play before, during and after an outbreak.” You can view the Paper...
Coronavirus: Our experts are here to perform a deep clean.

Coronavirus: Our experts are here to perform a deep clean.

The coronavirus that has infected more than 341,000 people around the world can live for hours on doorknobs, handrails, keyboards, lift buttons, gym equipment, kitchen equipment and other hard surfaces, just waiting to be passed on to someone else. “By touching a surface or object that has the virus on it and then touching their own mouth, nose or possibly their eyes,” a person could become ill with COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus, warned the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That makes it imperative to thoroughly clean shared spaces when a known or suspected exposure has been introduced by an employee or visitor. But what is the best way to disinfect a contaminated space? And how clean is clean enough? Otium are constantly reading and understanding not only the UK government guidelines but those around the world to ensure that our deep cleaning is effective against the virus. Considerations; Experience of new coronaviruses (SARS-CoV and MERS-CoV) has been used to inform this guidance. The risk of infection depends on many factors, including: •             the type of surfaces contaminated •             the amount of virus shed from the individual •             the time the individual spent in the setting •             the time since the individual was last in the setting The infection risk from coronavirus (COVID-19) following contamination of the environment decreases over time. It is not yet clear at what point there is no risk, so cleaning of contaminated areas needs to happen as a matter of urgency. Cleaning and disinfection Public areas where a symptomatic individual has passed through and spent minimal time, such as...