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Stopping the Spread of Germs in the Workplace

With COVID-19 continuing to spread at a rapid rate across the country and flu season just beginning, it is important for businesses and facilities to continue to keep health and wellness top of mind. With proper cleaning procedures and processes, employers can play a huge role in protecting their workers’ health and stopping the spread of germs on an individual, community, and national level.

Here are some of the best ways you can help to stop the spread of germs in the workplace:

Hand Washing

One of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of germs and viruses is handwashing. Encourage your workers to clean their hands often, with warm water and antibacterial soap, scrubbing for at least 15 to 20 seconds. Or, set up hand cleaning stations that make it convenient for your workers to clean up on the job. As part of our comprehensive facility maintenance program, we offer weekly replenishment services of our foam anti-bacterial soap and industrial grit hand cleaner.

Sanitize shared surfaces

Germs can travel fast, especially in shared spaces like bathrooms and breakrooms that everyone in the workplace uses. By frequently disinfecting commonly touched surfaces like doorknobs, handles, office machines, handrails, keyboards, etc., you can stop the germs before they spread. Kleen Kraft’s MicroKlean sanitizer solution offers an effective hygiene solution for workstations throughout your facility, killing 99.9% of germs on contact and helping your employees stay safe no matter where they are.

Clean Uniforms

Implementing a uniform rental program can help make sure your employees aren’t bringing in germs from home. We offer uniform garments in fabrics and fits that keep your employees comfortable and safe on the job. Our intense laundering process gets workwear cleaner than any home laundering ever could by using specially formulated detergents and top of the line cleaning systems that ensure garments are hygienically clean keeping your employees productive, safe, and sanitized.

Towels & mats

Add to the overall cleanliness of your workplace with our StepWell Sanitizing Mat, an effective way to remove the dirt and germs from the shoes of every employee and visitor who enters your facility and reduce contamination from outside the workplace.

Towels are another way to help you maintain the optimal sanitation levels in your facility. Whether you’re wiping down a table at a food processing plant or tidying up a production station at the end of the day, towels are a necessity for a healthy facility. We offer a variety of high-quality towels from micro-fiber to shop towels with a flexible rental and laundering program to fit your needs.

Other things you can encourage your employees to do are:

  • Use face masks when indoors and follow social distancing guidelines
  • Cover their nose and mouth when sneezing or coughing
  • Staying home if they have symptoms like a fever or cough and see a doctor as soon as possible

You Can Rely on a facility maintenance program

From mats and mops to soaps and sanitizers, Kleen Kraft offers a wide range of facility maintenance products aimed to keep your workers healthy and your buildings up and running. When you work with us our representatives check and replenish your supplies weekly and collect your towels, mops, and garments for cleaning and laundering, so that your facility maintains a clean working environment.

Learn more about the variety of facility service supplies we offer and about our individualized rental programs! Contact a customer service representative today!