Many industrial facility administrators have traditionally turned to powerful cleaning solutions. While all of these products and many more have proven their value over the years in helping to keep industrial facilities clean, their big failing is that we now know these traditional cleaning solutions can harm the user, as well as the environment.
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.
It cannot be denied that many industrial facilities in the U.S. have stopped or reduced the number of cleaning products and paper goods they purchase through distributors, often referred to as "jansan" distributors.
An emerging technology trend can help facility managers address the pressure and responsibility to uphold sky-high cleaning standards —automation. Some tasks are best performed by people, while others should be automated, allowing workers to focus on more core-business activities.
Many working in manufacturing and industrial facilities are familiar with HVLP sprayers. These Higher Volume (HV) Lower Pressure (LP) sprayers have found several uses since their introduction after World War II.
Adjusting to the “new normal” during the Covid 19 pandemic means implementing new safety practices or improving those you currently have in place. Most of us are already following guidelines from the CDC and WHO such as wearing masks, washing and sanitizing hands more frequently and practicing social distancing. But have you evaluated your current spill response plan?