Singapore’s National Environment Agency (NEA) now requires all companies to ensure cleanliness of workplace premises as part of their Safe Management Measures Plan. Companies can choose to carry out the cleaning themselves or consider outsourcing the cleaning job to a professional cleaning company. Either ways, here are some simple guidelines on must-dos to ensure proper office cleaning is carried out.
Coming back to the office post Circuit Breaker and concerned about the cleanliness of your office space and how you’re going to maintain it regularly? Here are some tips on how to go about cleaning your office space and why you should consider outsourcing your cleaning services to a professional cleaning company.
The Singapore government has announced that it will lift the Circuit Breaker in a three phased approach after 1 June. Along with this, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has put in place requirements for Safe Management Measures at the workplace after the Circuit Breaker period. Companies will now need to step up cleaning of workplace premises by ensuring regular cleaning of common spaces, particularly areas with high human contact as well as general public access areas such as lifts, pantries, toilets and bin areas. Companies must also ensure that cleaning agents such as hand soaps, toilet paper etc. are available at all toilet and handwash stations, and that disinfectant agents like hand sanitizers are installed at all human traffic stoppage points within the work place.
There’s that old saying that cleanliness comes next to godliness. The notion that the human race has a moral obligation to keep ourselves, our homes and our work spaces clean couldn’t get a more resounding yes than in today’s context of Covid-19.
That’s right. The “C” word has taken over the world with masks, hand sanitizers and stay home orders becoming the norm. But how much do we know about the cleaning disinfectant process that could be applied at three different phases; while seeking general peace of mind and safeguard against Covid-19, where there has been a transient case of Covid-19 or where there has been a confirmed case of Covid-19?
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But before we get into the benefits of Hot water extraction carpet cleaning, what exactly is this method of carpet cleaning? More commonly known as steam cleaning, it is a process whereby hot water and a cleaning solution is administered into your carpet to dislodge stubborn dirt particles. These dirt particles are then extracted using powerful wet vacuums.
There are easily over a 1,000 cleaning companies in Singapore today. And guess what? All, if not most of them will claim to provide professional cleaning services. But how do you go about the process of hiring a cleaning company that is ideal for you or your company? What are some of the pit falls to look out for? Does it feel like you’re trying to find a needle in a haystack?
We provide here some guidelines and considerations that should help you make a more informed decision about the cleaning company that you choose to hire.