b'Creating a more hygienic workplace doesnt stop at the washroomPlacing hand sanitiser and signage in breakrooms and common areas is a step in the right direction. But studies show it simply isnt enough to make a real impact. Targeting hot spots with hand and surface hygiene, is a key step toward reducing the spread of germs. Objects that are touched by lots of people throughout the daysuch as doorknobs, elevator buttons and copiersshould be cleaned and disinfected daily in order to help break the chain of germ transmission.Cleaning vs Sanitising vs Disinfectingwhats the difference?Cleaning Sanitising Disinfectingremoves germs, lowers the number ofkills germs on surfaces dirt, and impurities fromgerms on surfaces oror objects. Disinfecting surfaces or objects.objects to a safe level,works by using Cleaning works by usingas judged by publicchemicals to kill germs soap (or detergent) andhealth standards oron surfaces or objects.* water to physically removerequirements. ThisThis process does not germs from surfaces.process works by eithernecessarily clean dirty This process does notcleaning or disinfectingsurfaces or remove necessarily kill germs,surfaces or objectsgerms, but by killing but by removing them,to lower the risk ofgerms on a surface it lowers their numbersspreading infection. after cleaning, it can and the risk of spreadingfurther lower the risk of infection. spreading infection.* Non-Food Contact SurfacesClean AND disinfectfrequently touched surfacesdaily.Step 1: Clean the surface of commonly touchedobjectsuse detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection.Step 2: Disinfect the surfaceuse disinfectants approved by local regulatory authority. Follow manufacturers instructions for application and dwell time.'