Building disinfection is a hot topic in the current pandemic scenario when businessmen want to reopen their offices. It is very crucial to follow a few steps to continue the safety of employees, customers, and visitors. By following a building disinfection protocol can help you to fight with the Coronavirus pandemic. Here are the four steps to follow before reopening your business:
Step 1: Decide What Actually Needs To Be Sanitized
Disinfecting the entire building is a great idea but you can clean the outdoor spaces that have not been used for a minimum of seven days with soap and water as a part of your normal cleaning routine. Careful while using any disinfectant as the chemicals used in the disinfectants can cause major harm in case children are around like daycare or any other play zone, etc.
Step 2: Choose The Right Building Disinfection Procedure For Your Circumstances
Based on specific needs and different businesses, pick the correct building disinfection protocol. For example, if you have a restaurant, the surface of the restaurant is entirely different from the metallic business surface as food prep to be used in restaurants. You will need to follow particular instructions as per specific surfaces whether they require sanitizing or disinfecting because while disinfecting the surfaces, the risk of food getting toxic becomes more.
Step 3: Pre-Sanitize The Surface To Be Disinfected (If Necessary)
Some products need that the exterior is cleaned in advance with soap and water. But it is not required every time unless there is visible dirt. This process is required because visible grime can block the chemicals in the disinfectant from coming in uninterrupted contact with the surface, thereby executing it ineffective.
Step 4: Don’t Ignore The Product Label’s Instruction
In precise, every disinfectant product has a time listed on the tag. To make it effective, the product must sit, and remain wet, on the surface for a certain amount of time. In many cases, the product can dry, and the label tells us whether to do a post-wash or not. It is a critical step because if the disinfectant is cleaned and wiped away before it has sat for the prerequisite time, it’s wasted.
Most companies take it wrong as in people spray bottles of disinfectant but wipe it immediately after application. Make sure what is written on the label. If as per label, it says the disinfectant is supposed to be on the surface for a certain amount of time, then let the disinfectant sit as per label guidelines. It’s of no use to wipe it away immediately and it will be a waste of money and time both. So make sure you follow this step so your surfaces are properly disinfected, and your investment pays off.
Building disinfection daily is a must as they kill viruses, bacteria, and fungi on contact. Once they are dry, they are no longer effective against the new infections. So, schedule this process at least daily if not multiple times a day.
Finally, it’s a balance – you need to disinfect the building surfaces and make it effective too. Hassle-free and accurate dispensing will disinfect the premises without any headache. All of these factors will make sure your buildings will be disinfected thoroughly and efficiently whether it is educational, institutional or industrial facility, agricultural/animal care equipment, office, or transit space.