The Coronavirus virus is here, now. What we know about the virus is that it is mostly transferred through direct human contact, but that the virus can live on surfaces for as long as "possibly" 2 weeks! Infected individual may be contagious for 2 weeks (possibly longer). Very concerning is the fact that a person who is asymptomatic may be shedding the virus and could make others ill. How often asymptomatic transmission is occurring is unclear.
It is abundantly clear there is more that we don’t know than what we do. And we must understand that this is a rapidly changing situation. For this reason, Platinum Leaf is erring on the side of caution in our cleaning programs.
WHAT IS PLATINUM LEAF DOING FOR EXISTING CUSTOMERS RIGHT NOW:
Disinfectant concentrations of our cleaning chemicals have been significantly increased to have a greater effect
Cleaners pay special attention to the specific areas where we attend
Surfaces are getting increased attention on a daily basis
WHAT PLATINUM LEAF CAN DO FOR YOU BEYOND OUR EXISITING CLEANING SCHEDULES:
Stand alone programs can be customized for daily or weekly attendance:
► Additional special assignment hours can be added to existing staff, or a separate worker(s) can be allocated, to address this stand-alone task. These tasks may be performed at night or during the day according to client wishes
Disinfectant concentrations are increased for maximum effect
► Special task assignments to disinfect the following areas:
► Door handles
► Sinks and faucets
► Lunchroom counters
► Waste receptacles
► Intense disinfecting of any work area identified as a "hot" zone (i.e. a workplace of an infected employee)
WHAT YOU CAN DO:
Isolate any work area frequented by an employee that may be infected for 72 hours (minimum) and have Platinum Leaf disinfect appropriately.
Ask staff to treat their individual workspaces as an "isolation zone": other staff should be asked not to touch their desks, telephones, keyboards. Self-monitoring is a critical component to an effective action plan.
Send employees home that may be infected.
Mandate that any employee exhibiting signs of infection must stay home.
Frequent hand washing should be promoted.
POST SIGNS EVERYWHERE TO "WASH YOUR HANDS OFTEN!"
Hand sanitizing stations should be provided throughout the workplace.
Personal hand sanitizers are extremely helpful and convenient.