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August 14, 2020

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COVID-19 decontamination ‘vital’ for construction safety

Decontamination technicians, from SafeGroup, have been helping to protect lives in the construction and quarrying industries.

COVID-19 decontaminationWearing a full body suit and powered respirator, decontamination technicians have been giving excavators and other machinery long-term protection against COVID-19.

A broad-spectrum electrostatic disinfectant spray destroys the COVID-19 pathogen and bonds strongly to surfaces it is applied to, providing protection against the virus for up to 30 days.

This is helping reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission via high touch points on construction and materials handling machinery, such as cab door handles and controls.

SafeGroup has been is working with an ever-widening range of businesses needing to protect premises and equipment against COVID-19 and is able to return results within 72 hours.

Chief Executive Officer Steve Broughton said: “Construction contractors and plant operators need to remain vigilant to protect their teams.

“Construction companies and plant operators are doing all they can to change working practices to maximise protection. But building sites are among the most difficult spaces to make COVID-19 secure.

“This is making the long-term protection against surface contamination that we can provide especially valuable. Regular decontamination work to remove pathogens like COVID-19 could become the new norm for years to come.”

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Scott Maitland
Scott Maitland
3 years ago

Is this just an advertisement?