Cleanliness is the result of cooperation
Cleanliness and its optimization
The cleanliness of public spaces is critical for the health and well-being of us all. The cleaning level needs to be chosen according to the purpose of the space and the requirement of the users of the space. Are the premises used by people with weak immunity (clinics, nursing homes, hospitals), are there many visitors to the facility sick (occupational health care, health center) or brings the potential illness of the users of the facility too much expenses (schools, offices)?
Cleanliness, however, consists of multiple acts and solutions. Above all the good hand hygiene and high-quality cleaning must be taken care of. However, in addition to these, it is a good idea to consider other hygiene solutions when designing the space, such as antimicrobial surfaces at critical points of contact and non-contact technology in faucets and switches, for example.
Hygiene optimization is especially important in premises used by non-hygiene professionals. The protocol of cleanliness is not familiar to everyone, for example, additional solutions are needed for the personal safety of hospital visitors and suppliers. This also increases patient safety.
3 steps of cleanliness
Antimicrobial surfaces work like a 24/7 cleaner, actively and tirelessly preventing the bacteria from spreading. They are, however, only one part of the solution. Complete cleanliness can be achieved by following these three steps: