COSHH regulations are in place to protect both the operator and client. These Health and Safety regulations must be adhered to at all times. It is a criminal offence not to adhere to COSHH regulations which can result in a criminal record and a fine of up to £20,000.
Fogging is a method of disinfecting a room/premises, after it has been cleaned, to erradicate any and all viruses using a solution that is log kill 6 - Hospital grade. A fooger produses a mist is solution, made up of tiny particles, which will kill all airborne viruses and any attached to surfaces. It is effective at geeting into small areas to ensure total kill. The Department of Health says "Overall the study indicates that cold fogging with such a broad spectrum water based antimicrobial is a practicle and effective method of decontaminatingNHS hospital ward areas that are potential sources of infection."
There is a legal duty of care when handling and disposing of hazardous waste. The waste has to be kept secure and must be disosed of with a registered contractor, licenced to handle the waste.Records of the transfer must be obtained and kept. All hazardous waste must be bagged (double bagged and sealed) in bags labled as hazardous waste.
The latest virus which has caused a pandemic is the Sars - Cov2 virus. this virus, which comes under the broad heading of Coronavirus, causes the disease Covid -19 in patients. All coronaviruses are referred too as envelope viruses because they are enveloped in a fatty, lipid, substance. If this protective layer is removed, the virus is very easy to kill. The solutions used by Aquatec have a broad spectrum kill range and are tested to be effective against Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella typhimurium, MRSA, Influenza A H1N1, Human Rtavirus and many others to a log kill of 6.