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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Question

When using the 3M™ Easy Clean floor pads that are color coded (red, green, blue, white) is there an industry standard as to which color should be used for cleaning restrooms?


Answer

No, not really. The 3M™ Easy Clean System pads are intended to be “Used to apply floor cleaner to hard surfaces. Color-coding helps with training employees and reduces potential cross-contamination.”
Select the size and color you choose to use for the restrooms in your facility. Record the choice and train your people to use only those pads designated for this purpose, and only in the areas in which they should be used if this is a health care setting where cross-contamination is a concern.
Green, blue, red, 12, 18, or 24 inch, the choice is up to you.
Bill Griffin, President
www.cleaningconsultants.com
C-206-849-0179