Cleaning and disinfecting areas exposed to confirmed case(s) of the COVID-19 in non-healthcare premises
Personnel responsible for cleaning and disinfection of areas exposed to the confirmed case
, need to wear PPE consisting of: disposable gloves, surgical masks and eye goggles; face shields (in place of eye goggles) and disposable long-sleeved gowns are required if jet spraying/misting is involved. Once soiled or damaged, gloves should be removed and discarded, and a new pair used after they have washed their hands with soap and water. It is important that cleaners observe strict hand hygiene and not touch any part of their face.
After cleaning and disinfection has been completed, cleaning personnel should remove their PPE, and immediately wash their hands with soap and water. For more information, please refer to the Guidelines for in-house cleaning and disinfection of areas exposed to COVID-19 cases in non-healthcare premises.
Cleaning and disinfecting spaces with no confirmed case(s) of the COVID-19
Personnel doing routine cleaning and disinfection of spaces with no confirmed cases should minimally use gloves and surgical masks when carrying out cleaning work and handling waste. It is important that cleaners observe strict hand hygiene and not touch any part of their face. For more information, please refer to General Sanitation and Hygiene Advisory for owners of premises and operators.
Posted on 30 Oct 2020 04:00 PM