Cleaning & Hygiene - Colour Coded System
Date Posted:11 December 2018
The purpose of Colour Coded Cleaning is to prevent cross contamination during the cleaning process.
The identification of cleaning equipment utilised in the different areas of a facility is considered essential. Clear identification, by colour coding, of the various items of cleaning equipment is considered the most effective method of restricting use of equipment to individual areas.
- Toilets/Bathrooms/Dirty Utility Rooms - RED
- General Cleaning - BLUE
- Kitchen/Food Service/Preparation Areas - GREEN
- Infectious/Isolation Areas - YELLOW
All items of equipment used in the various abovementioned areas are to be colour coded as indicated. Equipment includes - mops dry, mops wet, mop handles, buckets, wringer buckets, gloves, cloths.
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