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Sourcing a reliable office cleaning company in London

It is a well understood fact that how important it is to keep workplaces clean and tidy at all times. There are several reasons for keeping the office area neat and clean. Working within a tidy and hygienic office environment increases productivity and attracts customers to your business. And thus office cleaning services plays a significant role in maintaining your business.

 

Effective office cleaning can be a daunting task. It requires cleaning of walls, ceilings, washrooms, movable fixtures, furniture and much more. It is not feasible to opt for maid services since maid do not come with all such equipment and tools which are required to complete the task easily. There are numerous office cleaning services available in London such as CRN Contract Services.

 

Professional office cleaning services utilise environment-friendly methods for appropriately cleaning carpets, rugs, curtains and to remove dirt, stains, oil, dust, bugs etc.

CRN Awarded New Contract - Bassingbourn Barracks, Royston, Cambridge

CRN were appointed to carry out the builders clean for the refurbished Army Accommodation & Training Centre.

 

Why not hire CRN for your builders clean project? As a client, you can rest assured that all personnel attending your premises are trained to the highest of standards. Upon the induction stage, all personnel receive intensive training relating to health & safety matters. Once deployed on-site, we will continue to assess the risks relating to the health and safety of our employees, suppliers, and any others that may be affected by our operations. In addition, we continuously monitor safety management and environmental systems.

UV Light Disinfection Is Effective Yet Challenging

Although ultraviolet (UV) light disinfection technology has been around for a while, it is seeing a surge of popularity especially in light of the coronavirus pandemic. UV disinfection is very effective, but only if it is used properly. Infection Control Today points to the benefits of UV disinfection as well as the challenges in using it correctly.

 

Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) is a type of UV light that is composed of three types of light—UVA, UVB, and UVC. UVC is the most effective and was first used in the early 19th century as a method to disinfect air. Its use fell out of favor until an increase in tuberculosis infections in the 1980s led to renewed interest.

 

There are three methods of applying UVC systems: upper-air, coil irradiation, and airstream disinfection. Upper-air systems are typically installed in health care facility spaces—such as above patient beds, in waiting rooms, corridors, and break areas—where they kill airborne microorganisms. Coil irradiation and airstream disinfection systems are installed within air handling units or HVAC systems.

HSE Advice - Cleaning, hygiene and handwashing to make your workplace COVID-secure

You may need to increase how often and how thoroughly you normally clean your workplace, as well as cleaning surfaces that you do not normally clean.

 

If you are cleaning because of a known or suspected case of COVID-19 in your workplace you should follow the GOV.UK guidance.

 

Clean frequently
  • Keep surfaces clear so that cleaning can be carried out more effectively
  • Areas should be regularly cleaned in line with your cleaning plan
  • Set clear guidance for the use and cleaning of toilets, showers and changing facilities to make sure they are kept clean and social distancing is achieved as much as possible
  • Clean work areas and equipment between uses
  • Frequently clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are touched regularly
  • If equipment like tools or vehicles are shared, then clean them after each use
 
Identify frequently touched surfaces

Doors, bannisters, buttons and anything that is frequently touched, especially if it’s touched by lots of people, will need more regular cleaning than normal. Examples of frequently touched objects include:

  • work surfaces like desks, platforms and workstations
  • handles on doors, windows, rails, dispensers and water coolers
  • common areas like toilets, reception, changing rooms, corridors and lifts 
  • vehicle handles, steering wheels, seat belts and internal surfaces
  • control panels for machinery, control pads and switches
  • computer keyboards, printers, touch screens, monitors and phones
  • taps, kettles, water heaters, fridges, microwaves and cupboards
  • shared equipment like tools, machines, vehicles, pallet trucks and delivery boxes
  • post and goods coming in or being shipped out

Self-cleaning robots to make schools Covid-19 safe amid fears humans can't tackle bacteria

Robot cleaners have been deployed to disinfect classrooms ahead of schools reopening amid hears harmful bacteria could be missed by human hands. The autonomous self-cleaning droids have been used in hospitals and airports previously, but never before in schools.

 

The machines will patrol classrooms and corridors and blast out a powerful UV ray onto surfaces to make the building Covid-19 safe for returning pupils and teachers. The robots headed into Three Towers Alternative Provision Academy, in Hindley, Wigan, Greater Manchester, this week, and spent two days blasting bacteria.

 

Co-inventor Gary Oualnan said: “Everything the light touches is steralised. This technology is new as it removes the need for any manual labour.

 

“Before, the robots would be programmed to do a few metres of work before the operator had to enter the room again and map out the next the next bit. “The thing is humans can inadvertently miss certain areas or not expose them long enough. “This technology completely rids itself of that. “Similar technology was used against SARS a decade ago and was used in hospitals. “We built on that to deal with coronavirus.”

CRN Awarded New Project - Newman Catholic College, North West London

Full disinfection deep clean prior to workers arriving back on-site. This involved 8 days of full internal cleaning, including jet-washing of cladding and canopy area.

 

CRN Contract Services provides a full coronavirus deep clean service should your site be required to do so or would like to carry out a precautionary deep clean. Our Coronavirus deep cleaning teams aim to provide a professional germ control service that will get businesses, Schools, Nursery’s and any populated areas back up and running as quickly as possible.  

 

Our Deep Sanitising Cleaning includes Sanitising to all touch points, surfaces, equipment, floors and is tailored to your exact site requirements.

 

Should you need Emergency Coronavirus Cleaning, we can be with you at short notice. We have the expertise in infection prevention cleaning and are fully prepared 24/7 to provide Emergency Deep Cleaning for Hospitals, Medical facilities, Ambulances, Dentists, Schools, Restaurants and Commercial Buildings. Our fully trained team of emergency cleaners utilise are fully versed and trained in the latest products and systems to ensure you receive a full CDC compliant deep clean from such outbreaks as the Covid-19 Coronavirus.

 

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Free cleaning robots for care homes

The Perfect Little Company (TPLC) has successfully secured funding from Innovate UK to improve the social distancing measures in the cleaning process, and to test the effectiveness of robotic cleaning solutions in reducing pathogens, in care homes.

 

TPLC, an Oxfordshire based business, is the UK’s leading provider of commercial cleaning robots with more than 2,000 robots deployed across various industries. Traditionally the robots (called Abbee) have been used to vacuum large offices, schools etc. but with the support of Innovate UK, a trial can now be undertaken in care homes to evaluate if pathogens are reduced by using robots for sanitisation purposes.

 

The funding was approved because of the vulnerability of many care home residents and unfortunate higher rates of infection. Assisting the cleaning teams with sanitisation and robotic vacuuming will minimise human contact in potentially infected communal areas as well as relieving some pressure off their stretched cleaning teams – who now have many additional sanitising tasks during this time.

 

The trial is approved for 20 care homes (and will include 2 GP surgeries) and TPLC will be approaching eligible homes in the coming weeks.

 

As part of this project, TPLC also teamed up with Residual Barrier Technology (RBT) and will also be delivering 5 litres of their revolutionary residual barrier solution. RBT is the only company in the world that has developed a disinfectant solution with 3 levels of protection. Not only is it less harmful to humans, it also provides 99.999% effectiveness, and up to 24 hours of residual protection.