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ServiceMaster Green Recommends Green Cleaning to Battle the Flu Epidemic in your Des Moines IA Workplace

December 13th, 2015 · No Comments

It’s wintertime here in Des Moines and the start of the flu season. While most of us think of the flu as an annoying inconvenience that makes us miss work and play, the National Institute of Health reports that seasonal influenza kills more than 36,000 people and hospitalizes 200,000 more per year. ServiceMaster Green can help keep your business safer from this epidemic with our green cleaning services.

No one wants to work in a place where the flu is going around. As an employer, having most of your staff out on sick leave is a nightmare for production. Utilizing our better green cleaning services not only is healthier for the environment and your employees. but for your bottom line as a business owner.

Our green cleaning team will remove dirt, debris, bacterial and other pollutants. The more sanitary the workplace the healthier your employees will be.

Here are a few tips for your office employees to prevent the spread of germs.

Sharing is not always caring. Provide each employee with their own staplers, pens and paper items so they are not sharing things between them which can encourage sharing germs before they even know they are infected.

Frequent Hand washing. Hang reminders in bathrooms and make a companywide policy of frequent hand washing. Also, clean door handles frequently or consider installing doors that push out from the inside in bathrooms and break areas. This can help stop the spread of germs when colleagues and customers shake hands.

Keep the break rooms and common areas clean. Regular cleaning of the kitchen, break or common rooms can help reduce the likelihood of germs being spread from one person to another. Make sure employees are not sharing mugs or cups. Keep microwaves and refrigerators clean and discard old food often.

ServiceMaster Green provides green cleaning services for any size Des Moines business to help keep their employees healthier this flu season! Give us a call for a customized quote for your business today.


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