Resource management company Veolia has launched a Covid-19 disinfection service designed to ensure compliant treatment for businesses that need disinfecting after lockdown and before reopening.
The service, delivered by the company’s emergency response teams, eradicates the health and safety risks associated with confirmed or suspected cases of Covid-19 in buildings or on sites so that organisations can guarantee business continuity and minimise risk to their employees and customers.
Its applications are wide-ranging and include corporate offices, control rooms, laboratories, food retailers, warehousing and distribution, as well as public spaces, transport and commercial vehicles.
Compliant with the latest UK public health guidelines on infection control, the service has been developed from the expertise in exposure to hazardous environments, and will make use of Defra-approved biocides and virocides where people come into contact with potentially contaminated surfaces.
The turnkey solution also guarantees safe disposal of any Covid-19-contaminated waste streams through specialised Environment Agency-approved clinical waste treatment facilities.
Veolia’s teams can also fully disinfect air space and hard-to-reach areas on-site using ultra-low volume fogging units to keep property free from damage during the deep cleansing process.
Richard Kirkman, Veolia’s head of Covid-19 response and chief technology and innovation officer, said: ‘Our new services are based on our years of expertise dealing with hazardous environments, and can now give the reassurance and peace of mind that the virus will be eradicated. This in turn will help businesses and other organisations to ensure the safety of their employees and customers as they seek to return to normal business operations."
Veolia teams can deliver this emergency response to incidents 24 hours a day, 365 days a year through a call centre that is manned 24 hours a day. The centre deploys the response teams, technical staff and specialised equipment and vehicles that are on standby at six strategically placed depots across the country.