Easy access for cleaning and maintenance is key for air conditioning (AC) units and LST radiators in Section 136 suites, as they experience a high turnover of users, as Contour explain here…
As well as this, such fixtures can become a breeding ground for dirt and bacteria if routine cleaning doesn’t occur.
Also consider how AC units and LST radiators can become difficult to clean, because of their positioning on walls. So, specification should focus on the unique design characteristics that allow cleaning operatives to do the job thoroughly and efficiently.
Section 136 suites can become vandalised in a similar way to prison cells, which is a similar approach to hygiene is necessary.
A dirty protest is where urine, vomit, blood, and faeces are smeared over walls, ceilings, and floors. This is a common act of vandalism in many custodial settings.
When somebody chooses to urinate or defecate without the use of appropriate facilities, it poses a health risk to others.
Tuberculosis, HIV, and Hepatitis C are some of the dangers to staff and other service users during a dirty protest. It’s therefore essential that appropriate cleaning practices take place, safely and effectively.
Having LST radiators or air conditioning guards with hinges will allow them to drop down, which provides easy access for operatives to clean properly to get rid of the dust and dirt that builds up.
With these hinges, guards can be quickly dropped down without any hassle. Traditional heating solutions may require two or more people to dismantle it to thoroughly clean inside.
Whereas heating solutions with easy access provides straightforward entry for one person to clean the guard in minutes.
This is particularly important for Section 136 Suites, where rooms need to be available at short notice to accommodate users.
It is vital to have easy access for cleaning and maintenance to preserve the safety of all service users in a Section 136 Suite.
To ensure peace of mind, all Contour guards come with a five-year warranty against defects in workmanship and materials for five years from the purchase date.
To find out more, talk to an expert today.
Contour can be contacted at;
Tel: 01952 290 498
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