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Commercial Cleaning For Health Facilities

Author : Rod Pinto

Cleaning healthcare facilities is quite different from cleaning a commercial complex or an office premises. It is a specialized task where paying attention to detail is extremely important. Healthcare facilities require specialized cleaning equipment and experienced personnel to reduce the risk of infection being spread.

The biggest problem of cleaning healthcare facilities is dealing with bacterial infections. It is therefore imperative that the area be kept free of all dust and dirt. Infected body fluid has the potential to spread diseases even if they are in microscopic quantities. Commercial cleaning services must take this factor into consideration and ensure that blood and body substances such as sputum, urine and faeces are cleaned with appropriate cleaning machines. Latest vacuum cleaners are available which can reduce the presence of bacteria and microorganisms in such an environment to a considerable degree.

Commercial cleaning services that deal with healthcare facilities must be aware that there are hundreds of visitors to the healthcare premises daily who are all potential transmitters of hundreds of types of bacteria. Cleaning of an extremely high degree is important to prevent infections being passed between patients, visitors and healthcare staff and personnel.

There are a few simple rules that commercial cleaning services must follow when ensuring high standards of cleaning for a healthcare facility. Following correct disinfection and sterilization of non-disposable equipment, using correct methods of storage and waste disposal, use of approved cleaning materials and agents in the prescribed manner and strictly following the established protocol for accidental exposure to blood and body substances can not only mitigate the risks associated with the job but also helps the cleaners do a thorough job of keeping the premises sparkling clean.

Commercial cleaning services must necessarily employ experienced staff who is trained in the task of cleaning healthcare facilities. The cleaning equipment, tools and protective clothing used must be customized for the task of cleaning such facilities. Personnel must always ensure that the area that they are cleaning has enough light for ensuring meticulous cleaning.

While it is not entirely possible to use eco-friendly and green chemicals in a healthcare facility because of the need to use strong disinfectants to kill stubborn microorganisms, attempts must be made to use environment friendly cleaning procedures wherever possible. There are systems available which prevent the chances of cross transmission during the cleaning and disinfection process. They must be incorporated into the services by professional commercial cleaning companies.

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MCS Green Cleaning is our boston cleaning company, specialized in somerville ma cleaning, ma commercial cleaning and industrial boston janitorial services and all new england – massachusetts, new hampshire, rhode island and part of connecticut.

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