The use of colour coded equipment prevents cross-contamination during the cleaning process by ensuring that these items are not used in multiple areas. The colour coding system should form part of an employee training programme and is a simple yet vital step that will make a large contribution to hygiene standards. The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) recommends a colour coding system as follows:
The use of colour coded equipment allows you to segregate cleaning tasks to ensure that hygiene levels are maintained. You will find that many of the products stocked by Avanti are colour coded, from wipers and cloths to mops and buckets. For further information and assistance, contact us and we will be pleased to help.