Over the past 20 months, many industrial facilities have implemented a variety of intensive cleaning and disinfecting regimens to keep their facilities and their staff healthy. But as we move into 2022 and with the pandemic ebbing, some administrators are reconsidering these measures, wondering if they are still necessary.
Their timing is right. While we do not know how bad things will get this winter, as of November 2021, the number of infections and deaths from COVID-19 has gone down significantly. Further, several public health officials predict that even if there is an upsurge of infections this winter, it will be far smaller than what we saw in the winter of 2020.