Floor cleaning: Why it is important

Man mopping the floor of a corridor

It is important to choose the best cleaning method for your floor:

  • Most slip accidents happen when floors are contaminated. Effective cleaning should remove contamination and reduce the risk of slips. Incorrect cleaning can lead to a build-up of contamination, making the floor more slippery.
  • A wet cleaning process can make a floor slippery during and immediately after cleaning.

The following pages show some common cleaning techniques and slip issues associated with them.
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