Back to work – Hygiene practices to follow
The countries around the world are opening up economic avenues after shutting down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The relaxations in restrictions do not mean that the effect of COVID-19 has gone down. It is just that the economy is dwindling fast and we have to gear up for survival. The COVID-19 virus is still very much active and unless a vaccine is found and successfully implemented it is only wise that we all take every preventive measure to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe. Especially, if you are working and are constantly exposed to several germs virus and outsiders. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the flu had caused workers in the US to lose up to 111 million workdays with $7 billion a year as loss due to sick days and lack of productivity.
There are several ways to protect yourself from flu and even COVID-19 effectively if you choose the right measures to create an unbreakable defence. Also, there isn’t any spot within your office that you can take lightly. On average, the desks, keyboards and telephones are some of the most infested objects in your office, more than the office toilet seat.
CDC vouches that over 80% of the infection is spread through contaminated hands. Hence keeping your hands clean is the first step towards personal hygiene to ward off diseases
Smartsan hand Sanitizers
Smartsan Hand sanitizer with recommend quantity of IPA formulation is capable of killing harmful viruses and bacteria in your hands. The Hand Sanitizer is in liquid form and it leaves your hands feeling soft and clean. We also provide a range of hand sanitizer options to suit your needs of easy portability and easy to carry along with you, wherever you go. We provide one-time use hand sanitizer sachets, wipes and an easy to carry card spray.
Smartsan hand sanitizer rubs when placed in the important spots in the office and home help in maintaining hygiene. This includes meeting rooms, restrooms, lobby, hall and near the entrances to rule out microbes and germs up to 99.9%*. Hand sanitizers are especially capable of reducing the spread of rotavirus, adenovirus, and rhinovirus.
Where should one install hand sanitizer dispensers in an office?
Restrooms: Studies show that though over a third skip washing hands with soap and water before leaving restrooms if they are in a rush. Hence it is important to place hand sanitizers near the sink at the exit to contain the microbes within the restroom
Entrances and exits: A single doorknob could cause an endless list of diseases. Also, the security at the gate can ensure everyone walking through the door use hand sanitizers for sure. The doorknobs can also be periodically cleaned using surface sanitizers for effectiveness
Break room: The coffee machine in the break room is also a hotspot for virus and bacteria. Ensure to use hand sanitizers every time you leave the room
Conference room: Clients from outside visit the conference room mostly. Hence you must sanitize your hands while exit to safeguard yourself from infections your visitors might have carried.
Desks: It is a good idea to place a handy sanitizer spray at your desk. The keyboard, mouse and the desk surface are also infested with microbes. It is important to keep your hands clean.
Wearing masks is becoming a basic etiquette nowadays especially if you have a mild cold or cough. Choose the best mask for maximum protection. Smartsan offers N95 respirators that are ergonomically designed for a close fit and has 6 layers for maximum protection. The layers offer protection from bacteria, virus and particulate contaminants that try to gain entry into your airways.
It comes with adjustable nose clip secures with fewer pressure points and the elastic ear loops enable the proper fit. The mask has ultrasonic stitching, a vertical flat-fold design that provides a convenient probability. The mask also comes with a respirator with a valve and an advanced filter media for easier breathing.
Frequently asked questions
How much hand sanitizer is needed?
Use a very little amount of hand sanitizer. This is enough to cover your hands including fingertips and between your fingers. Too much hand sanitizer is not going to kill more viruses. Hence it is advisable to use sparingly and save up on your bottle.
Do I have to wait for hand sanitizer to work?
Hand sanitizer works instantly. Wait till your hands are dry. It only takes 15-20 seconds to have a clean and germ-free hand.
Is mask comfortable to wear for a long time?
The ergonomically designed Smartsan masks are designed to allow comfort for longer duration and hence protecting for longer hours while in public.