Sick Building Syndrome: Quick Facts

Friday, May 29, 2020

Sick building syndrome (SBS) is characterised by a significant proportion of those working in a particular building complaining of a range of cold or flu-type symptoms which lessen or disappear when people are away from the building.Symptoms of SBS

Sick Building Syndrome: In-depth

Friday, May 29, 2020

Sick building syndrome has no single cause but is likely to be due to a combination of physical factors, such as inadequate ventilation, low humidity, chemical pollutants and human factors, the relative importance of which will vary between premises.

Employee Factsheet: Cleaning

Friday, May 29, 2020

Cleaning may involve the removal of dirt and grease from materials and surfaces through the:

Employee Factsheet: Cleaning Spillages

Friday, May 29, 2020

All spillages should be cleaned up as quickly as possible. Spillages of water or of drinks can present a slip hazard and should be wiped up immediately using paper towels. Spillages of body fluids such as blood, sputum or urine can present an infection control risk and should be cleaned up immediately using set infection control precautions.