HOW TO CLEAN YOUR OFFICE TO MAKE IT SAFE DURING COVID-19

Increase Cleaning Frequency

  • Door handles
  • Light switches
  • Electronic devices such as phones, keyboards, mice and touch screens
  • Tabletops and desks
  • Sinks and faucets
  • Toilets
  • Cutlery and appliances in the pantry
  • Office appliances such as printers and scanners
  • Cabinets

How To Clean And Disinfect

Precautions While Cleaning

  • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including disposable gloves, gowns and masks for all cleaning tasks.
  • Dispose the PPE after cleaning in a leak-proof plastic bag.
  • Wash hands thoroughly with soap and water or disinfect with an alcohol-based sanitiser before putting on the PPE and after taking them off.
  • Avoid the touching of faces while cleaning, especially mouths, noses and eyes.

General Hygiene In The Office

  • Wash their hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or sanitise regularly.
  • Use hand sanitisers with an alcohol content of 60% and above to properly kill germs and viruses.
  • Cover their mouth and nose with a paper towel when coughing or sneezing, then dispose of it and wash their hands immediately.
  • Wipe down the surface of their desks and devices with disinfectant wipes regularly.
  • Clean counters after preparing food.
  • Wipe down surfaces immediately if any food spills.
  1. Bathrooms.
  • Clean bathroom mirrors
  • Disinfect sinks, faucets and toilets
  • Disinfect door handles
  • Wash bathroom floors
  • Replenish paper towel and soap dispensers
  • Empty all trash and replace plastic bags
  • Clean and disinfect desks
  • Disinfect telephones
  • Disinfect office equipment (printer, scanner, etc.)
  • Disinfect electronic devices (computers, monitors, keyboards, etc.)
  • Vacuum hard floors
  • Vacuum and clean carpets
  • Clean glass walls, windows and doors
  • Disinfect door handles
  • Clean elevators and stairs especially frequently-touched surfaces
  • Empty all trash and replace plastic bags
  • Clean and disinfect kitchen counters
  • Disinfect sinks and faucets
  • Wipe down the microwave and refrigerator
  • Clean spills immediately
  • Empty all trash and replace plastic bags
  • Vacuum and mop office floors
  • Clean and disinfect cabinets and bookshelves
  • Clean outdoor glass
  • Dust and clean desks, lamps and workstation partition tops
  • Vacuum vents and chairs
  • Dust and clean window sills and ledges

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