Do You Know Who To Call When An Employee Gets Diagnosed With COVID-19?

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COVID-19 has changed almost every element of life across the world for the better part of a year, and even with a vaccine slowly being rolled out, it will take some time to return to normal. If one of your employees tests positive, then the first thing every employee will need to do is get checked themselves, but after that, what do you do? COVID-19 can last for days on surfaces ranging from metal to plastic and everything in between, so how do you ensure a safe work environment? That is when you call disinfection services to keep everyone safe and healthy.

What Do Disinfection Services Do?

In many ways, disinfection services are similar to a traditional cleaning service. They come to your place of work, clean everything that is dirty and dispose of all of your rubbish. However, with disinfection services, you will also get them cleaning the surfaces of your office with specially designed, anti-bacterial spray as well as other, more specialized chemicals that kill any traces of COVID-19. They also make sure that all your behind the scenes areas are cleaned properly, particularly the locker or storage area of the employee who tests positive. 

Why Don't You Just Do It Yourself?

The main reason why you should not attempt to disinfect your store by yourself is that you simply do not have access to the same level of equipment as disinfection services do. From the protective gear to the actual cleaning chemicals to the training they have received, they are better trained to deal with disinfecting your area in a safe and efficient manner, leaving no stone unturned.  While you might do an adequate job yourself, you not only risk getting sick, but you also put our entire workplace in danger by possibly not cleaning it well enough, and thus allowing the disease to stay alive.

How Quickly Do They Work?

Time is money when it comes to a business, and the less time you are out of work the quicker you can get back to making a profit. Disinfection services know that, and many of them can come out the same day and do a full clean within a few hours. Doing this not only gives your workers peace of mind but also may be required by law in some areas, depending on your local council and state rules and regulations. Don't risk getting a fine or someone sick, call a professional and get back to work quickly and safely. 

If you have more questions, contact a local COVID-19 disinfection service.

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