(858) 715-0500 contact@ascc.biz

Allstar Commercial Cleaning offers professional office janitorial services for commercial buildings throughout the San Diego area. Keeping your office clean during flu season is crucial for maintaining a healthy work environment and minimizing the spread of illness among employees. Here are some tips to help you keep your office clean during flu season:

  1. Frequent Cleaning and Disinfecting: Increase the frequency of cleaning and disinfecting high-touch surfaces such as doorknobs, light switches, countertops, desks, phones, keyboards, and computer mice. Use EPA-approved disinfectants to kill viruses and bacteria effectively.
  2. Provide Hand Sanitizer and Disinfectant Wipes: Place hand sanitizer dispensers and disinfectant wipes in convenient locations throughout the office, such as near entryways, common areas, and shared workspaces. Encourage employees to use them regularly to keep their hands and workspaces clean.
  3. Promote Good Hygiene Practices: Remind employees to practice good hygiene habits, such as washing their hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, covering their mouths and noses with a tissue or their elbow when coughing or sneezing, and avoiding touching their faces with unwashed hands.
  4. Encourage Sick Employees to Stay Home: Encourage employees who are feeling unwell or experiencing flu-like symptoms to stay home and rest until they are fully recovered. Implement flexible sick leave policies and telecommuting options to support employees who need to stay home due to illness.
  5. Provide Tissues and Trash Bins: Make sure tissues and trash bins are readily available throughout the office for employees to use when disposing of used tissues and other waste. Empty trash bins regularly to prevent the buildup of germs and bacteria.
  6. Promote Air Circulation and Ventilation: Ensure that your office has adequate ventilation and airflow to help reduce the concentration of airborne viruses and bacteria. Consider opening windows or using fans to improve air circulation, especially in enclosed spaces.
  7. Educate Employees About Flu Prevention: Provide employees with information and resources about flu prevention strategies, such as getting vaccinated, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and avoiding close contact with sick individuals. Consider offering on-site flu vaccinations or partnering with local healthcare providers to facilitate access to flu shots for employees.
  8. Implement Social Distancing Measures: Encourage employees to practice social distancing by maintaining a safe distance from others, avoiding crowded spaces, and limiting physical contact whenever possible. Consider implementing staggered work schedules or remote work arrangements to reduce the risk of exposure to illness in the workplace.

By following these tips and implementing proactive measures to promote cleanliness and hygiene in the office, you can help reduce the spread of flu and other contagious illnesses among your employees during flu season.  You can click the following link to view our many 5-star Google Reviews. Contact us today at (858) 715-0500 to schedule a no-cost estimate and consultation!