Zia Building Maintenance Logo pictured in blue with iconography of a hand washing and sparkling the a in Zia

3 Ways Professional Cleaners Improve Office Safety

As an employer, you should always be looking for ways to improve your office safety. Keeping your workers healthy both physically and mentally will ensure that productivity remains constant. An office that does not prioritize cleanliness tends to be less safe than a clean office.

Professional cleaning ensures that all areas are clutter-free and that any potential health threats are eliminated.  From removing unnecessary tripping hazards to sanitizing surfaces, getting a professional clean to improve office safety is an excellent idea.

Decluttering Reveals Hazards

If your office has a ton of clutter everywhere, such as papers covering desks, boxes in the corners, and other goods scattered all over the place, they may be hiding hazards. Hazards like sharp objects, bacteria, and slippery areas all pose dangers to your workers. If you don’t have someone who is regularly coming to take care of clutter, you only increase the amount of hazards present. 

If there’s clutter obscuring hallways and stairways, these become fire hazards and fall hazards. Not only this, but too much clutter can attract insects and rodents, which often carry viruses and bacteria. By contacting a professional cleaner, they can ensure that all this clutter is removed routinely so that you can focus on the work and ensure your workers are safe from any hazards.

Disinfecting Means Fewer Sick Workers

This year more than ever, people have been forced to keep their hands and surface sanitary in an attempt to ward off the COVID-19 virus. However, even in general, disinfecting is an instrumental way to keep workers from getting sick. Germs can quickly spread throughout your office, which will then lead to unproductive and miserable staff members.

By having your office routinely cleaned by a professional who uses the right products, you can ensure that your floors, countertops, and walls are germ-free. If you don’t need a professional to disinfect the surfaces, they may go untouched for several days, or you may not be tackling the tiny areas that often go missed. With a professional to support you, you can ensure everything is disinfected and that your workers don’t get sick.

Dusting Improves Respiratory Health

Dust can quickly accumulate and go unseen for days. Dust will collect on all surfaces in your office and pose issues to your workers’ respiratory health. Dusting needs to be done professionally so that those hard-to-reach areas like the vents, lights, and windowsills can all be dust-free throughout the workday.

By using a professional cleaning service, they can access your office and ensure dusting is done. They can also put in the right air filters and preventative measures to ensure that dust build-up happens slower. As respiratory health is essential to overall health, you need to be making this a priority.

At Zia Building Maintenance, we take your workers’ health seriously. Contact us today to find out more about how we can ensure your workplace is as safe as possible by employing professional cleaning tactics. We will work to accommodate your schedule so the job does not interrupt your productivity.