Preventing harm to cleaning workers
Practical tools and guidance
This report considers the challenges to be overcome in improving the safety and health of cleaners, and examines what actions can be taken to achieve this goal. The report focuses on challenges associated with cleaning tasks, and seeking solutions to these challenges to reduce the risks to workers’ safety and health.
Chlorine, sodium hypochlorite, cleaning, rinsing and disinfecting agents, wood preservatives, seals, paints and varnishes, bleaches and solvents, formaldehyde-based disinfectants, alkyl phenols, chlorine bleach, ammonia