Gary Fage's Cleaning Blog from Janitorial Express

Dealing with Biological Hazards While Cleaning the Washroom

Posted by Gary Fage on 06-Apr-2012 08:59:00

Within the cleaning industry, cleaning operatives are exposed to biological hazards, to varying degrees, depending on the nature of their work. When cleaning toilets, operatives will frequently have to deal with body fluid stains and spillages. The use of an effective disinfectant i.e. Bactericidal Washroom Cleaner will deal with harmful bacteria effectively. However, in certain situations, where body fluid spillages are extensive or are suspected to contain diseases, it will be necessary to perform specific procedures in order to minimise the risk of infection.

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Topics: Health & Safety, Dealing with Hazardous Materials, Biological Hazards, Biohazards

Biohazards in the Workplace, for Cleaners it can be a Daily Risk

Posted by Gary Fage on 15-Aug-2011 15:52:00

Biological hazards or “biohazards" is the term used to describe any micro-organism, cell culture or human endo-parasite that can cause harm. In simple terms it is the general term for bugs and germs.

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Topics: Health & Safety, Biological Hazards, Biohazards

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Gary has over 30 years experience in the UK Cleaning Industry and is managing director of Janitorial Express, a director of the Jangro Group and vice chairman of the Hill Club the UK's premeire cleaning industry networking club.

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