Recommendations for Cleaning and Disinfection Public Places: Supermarkets, Markets, Neighborhood Stores, Banks, Public Transport, and Others, 11 May 2020
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This technical note presents the actions necessary to conduct cleaning and disinfection in public spaces and establishments, using disinfecting solutions of 0.1% sodium hypochlorite. Preventing surface contamination and maintaining adequate cleaning and disinfection conditions in public places is essential to mitigate the transmission of the virus and protect the health of workers and the general public. Surfaces having a high frequency of contact (door handles, railings, dining tables, etc.) require special attention. GENERAL RECOMENDATIONS • Establish guidelines to ensure that workers with viral symptoms stay at home. • Ensure that any service users exhibiting viral symptoms do not enter the facility. • Make sure that workers have personal protective equipment (PPE) appropriate for their tasks (for example, cleaners require gloves, mask, apron or overalls, and non-slip footwear) and that they know how to use it. • Make the use of PPE mandatory according to the type of task to be performed.
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