Justas children have been going back to school since the start of December, office shave also been filling up over the past few months. However, with the threat of Covid-19 still present, the focus must be on how to protect employees against the pandemic and keep offices open.
Writing for Tomorrow’s FM,OSC Managing Director, James Carver, highlights that 50% of workers anticipate a negative impact on their mental health upon returning to the office which could be relieved by safety measures. A rigorous office cleaning regime is essential to allaying these concerns.
In order to protect workers from Covid-19, James emphasises the need for cleaning regimes to evolve with a focus on areas of high footfall and key touchpoints. In addition, with research from the University of Arizona finding that contamination levels peak at lunchtime, continuous cleaning throughout the day is essential to protect and reassure workers.
Moreover, James highlights the need for investment in a responsible cleaning company that values its staff for their work, knowledge, and experience to ensure industry standards are raised. This will ensure thorough cleaning and adherence to risk assessments which are constantly evolving. A responsible cleaning company will be well placed to advise a customer on evolving cleaning techniques to ensure the operation is as efficient and effective as possible.
Ultimately, James emphasises the need to keep employees informed of the additional cleaning measures, as well as discussing theme thodology and science behind risk assessments and techniques. By communicating the importance of increased cleaning measures, businesses will be able to ease stress and begin restoring confidence in the return to the office.
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