1. Space appointments so that you can clean, disinfect and sterilise work areas, tools and equipment between uses. Use your usual cleaning products.
2. Frequently clean objects and surfaces that people touch regularly. This includes counters and tills. Make sure there are adequate disposal arrangements for cleaning products. For example, touch free bins.
3. Clear workspaces and remove waste and belongings from the work area at the end of a shift.
4. Replace reading materials frequently. This includes magazines and newspapers. Ask clients to use hand sanitiser before and after handling them.
5. Sanitise any reusable equipment after each appointment and at the start and end of shifts. For example, client chairs, treatment beds, and tools such as scissors.
6. Use disposable gowns for each client. Where this is not possible, use separate gowns and towels for each client. Wash them between uses and dispose of them appropriately as required.
7. If you’re cleaning after a known or suspected case of COVID-19, refer to the guidance on cleaning in non-healthcare settings.
8. Encourage staff:
– not to wear their uniforms at home or to and from the workplace
– to change uniforms on a daily basis
– to wash immediately after use
9. Provide extra non-recycling bins for workers and clients to dispose of single use face coverings and PPE. You should refer to the guidance for information on how to dispose of personal or business waste, including face coverings and PPE.
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