The Problem With Mops
Mops are a major problem. For generations the mop and bucket have been responsible for lost productivity, lost business, dangerous slips and falls, poor employee morale, and spoiling great chemistry, even though there are better, faster and more cost-effective alternatives for cleaning floors.
There are many health risks in cleaning and for cleaning workers such as myself, cross-contamination is a very serious problem. I hope by telling you my story it can help you and many other cleaning workers stay healthy.
No one likes a dirty restroom, but some restaurant owners may not fully understand how important cleanliness can be to their bottom line.
Every business owner operating a commercial kitchen has a duty to ensure public health and employee safety. In fact, customers who get sick from dining in your place of business will likely never return and may even have the opportunity to sue.
Whether you are in charge of restroom sanitation for a large school system or commercial facility, the dangers of contamination exist on all fronts.
Tile appears in restroom floors everywhere, since it is durable and almost universally perceived as easy to clean. But the porous, sunken grout lines make it tough to achieve a deep clean—and anyone who's spent hours tile and grout cleaning, often on hands and knees, can definitely vouch for that.