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Maintaining a sanitary work environment

In light of the current situation COVID-19 presents, many residents find themselves adjusting to life working from home. As we transition from the office to the home office, it is important to remember that maintaining sanitary equipment and workstations remains important to prevent the spread of germs.

Protect yourself and your family by regularly cleaning and disinfecting your at-home work station, including desks and all electronic devices.

Our IT experts provided some helpful tips for our residents who are new to the home office atmosphere.

Work from home workstation cleaning tips

  1. Use the right material to clean your equipment. Make sure to use a soft, non-abrasive, lint-free cloth, especially when cleaning screens. Abrasive materials such as towels or paper towels may cause damage
  2. Rather than spraying disinfectant directly on equipment, dampening a cloth with disinfectant is a more effective, safer way of cleaning your equipment while working from home
  3. When sanitizing your workstation and work equipment, make sure you allow time for your equipment to dry before resuming use

Once finished, all personal hygiene and sanitary products such as masks, gloves and disinfectant wipes must be placed in the garbage. These items cannot go down our toilets or drains. Flushing these materials can cause damage to the wastewater treatment system, and may potentially cause sewer backups in your home. Considering your home office settings, be sure to also keep used sanitary products away from pets and children.

Not sure what to do with items you no longer need? Visit Bindicator for more information.


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