December 12, 2022
Your workplace could be a breeding ground for germs if not maintained properly, especially during cold and flu season. This is unwelcome news for employees and visitors alike. A managed facility services program from UniFirst can help keep your facilities sanitized, healthy, and more welcoming throughout the year. And with all that’s on your plate this season, we’ll also take care of managing inventory, so you’ll never run out of facility products.
In Part I, we focused on proper hand washing and the use of surface disinfectants as critical components of an effective facility service program.
Part II: tips to implement to complete your business health practices strategy
For maximum hygienic cleanliness, you should install soap dispensers in your restrooms and ensure that they are routinely filled. Each of our hand soap and hand care offerings, as well as our instant hand sanitizers, are contained in portion-controlled commercial soap dispensers available in “touchless” and
traditional dispensers. And with our regularly scheduled service and usage-based refill services, you’ll never run out of products.
Air fresheners should be replaced once empty and put in an easy-to-reach place. For those who are a bit more invested in their bathroom habits, make sure that an ample supply of seat covers is available for each toilet stall, along with automatic flushers. In addition, make sure that every stall in the restroom has a sanitary bin and that this is cleaned out regularly.
And before you install an air hand dryer, you should do the research. Several studies have found that air hand dryers can blow bacteria back onto your hands and spread germs more than paper towels. UniFirst paper towel services offer better results than warm air dryers that also take longer to get hands dry. With our service, you’ll get 100% recycled, EcoLogo®, and Green Seal™ Certified paper products that reduce waste in addition to help preventing the spread of germs.
Our technologically advanced microfiber cloths and mops can revolutionize the way you clean hard surfaces and floors. These advanced microfibers contain microscopic fibers that can absorb up to six times their weight in water. And because their fibers are positively charged, they naturally attract and hold dirt and dust without the need for chemicals.
Read more about the benefits you’ll get from our microfiber mop rental programs and read how we helped a national restaurant chain save $1.3 million with our expert facility solutions.
UniFirst understands the importance of having quality-made floor mats that are durable, expertly serviced, maintained, and certified by the National Floor Safety Institute. That’s why thousands of businesses rely on our commercial floor mat services as front-line and essential to help keep their workplace clean and healthy throughout the year. Businesses can choose from a variety of high- quality, commercial floor mats that have been specifically designed to trap and hold dirt and moisture before it spreads throughout your workplace.
Our mat service programs include regularly scheduled pickups of all soiled floor mats; placements of fresh, cleaned ones rolled out in place; professional laundering and maintenance of all items; and replacements of worn-out or damaged products as needed.
With all you have going on this season, the last thing you need to worry about keeping your business free of cold and flu germs. Let us help eliminate your worry with a uniform and facility service program tailored to your business needs, so that you can get back to focusing on what's important. Contact UniFirst today to get started on your needs analysis.