Cleaning has never been as important as it is right now. In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, more and more people are using disinfectants and if you are only cleaning at home then your exposure limits are going to be minimal, however when you use cleaning products all day every day, you need to ensure that you are following the guidelines and the information on the Safety Data Sheets. With the household cleaning market booming, there are now concerns about the "toxic load" - the body's supposed build-up of potentially harmful chemicals.
Many of the every day cleaning products we use at home need personal protective equipment to use and these are detailed on the labels. However when you look closer at even a simple disinfectant spray, you are advised to avoid inhalation of the spray mist and contact with the skin and eyes.
Last month, the Domestic Cleaning Business Network provided free training to over 300 cleaning business owners, teaching them all about professional cleaning products, risk assessments and safety data sheets to help keep them and their staff and customers safe