The Five Main Areas Where Germs Spread in Communal Washrooms

As a business owner, it’s important to ensure that the spaces your employees share, such as break rooms, kitchens, general office space and communal washrooms are kept clean and hygienic. Doing so not only promotes a healthy working environment, it also means less sick days and a higher working morale amongst your team.

Communal washrooms are a breeding ground for germs so it’s important to clean these spaces thoroughly. This doesn’t just mean picking rubbish up off the ground and wiping down sinks, it means knowing the spots that are often most dirty, and most overlooked.

Places like toilet door handles, door locks, toilet seats (including the underside),flush buttons, soap dispensers, air dryers and taps. These areas should be cleaned and most importantly, disinfected.

Most people know to wash floors, toilet bowls and sinks, yet completely over look all the places we touch after using the toilet. Think about this, when you visit a bathroom in a shopping centre, what’s the first thing you touch after using the toilet? More than likely the lock, then the door handle. After that you (hopefully) touch the soap dispenser and then the tap handle. That’s four places your hands have touched before even washing them so they are the places germs are most likely to be spread. It’s also an example of why it’s so imperative to wash your hands with warm, soapy water after using the bathroom.

At Able Clean Sydney, we are experts in all types of cleaning and specialise in commercial cleaning for businesses. We know the places that require attention and leave no stone unturned when we come in do to our work so you can trust that your work place will be cleaned properly, the first time.

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