Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
MBM Facility Services, Inc. (MBM) continues to actively monitor and assess the safety of our teams, our clients, and the public we serve.. As a result of the continued uncertainty regarding COVID-19, MBM continues to focus on monitoring the most up-to-date safety, infection control and cleaning procedures recommended by many renown health and safety experts. These recommendations come from many organizations including but not limited to:
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- World Health Organization (WHO)
- Department of Industrial Relations (DIR)
- CAL Occupational Safety and Health Administration (CAL OSHA)
- California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
We continue to engage directly and diligently with our crews and operations teams to commit that information is shared rapidly on the latest findings from the organizations mentioned above. We continue to monitor and ensure that we adhere to safety in everything we do for our customers and employees.
Our customers continue to query MBM whether we offer enhanced cleaning solutions that are beyond current contracted scope levels. Yes we do – and we are ready to rapidly implement these solutions to meet your needs.
Protection & Care Products
HEIGHTENED METHODS AND STRONGER DISINFECTANTS
HEIGHTENED SERVICE VOLUMES
If you would like additional services outside the standard scope of currently contracted work, such as increased volume of cleanings for high congestion areas, please contact MBM today at (916) 333-1549 for a free risk assessment.
If a team member is notified by health provider that a person has been positively diagnosed or is being tested for COVID-19 that has recently been in your facility, please immediately contact your manager, and please follow the CDC guidelines.
If you have questions about cleaning, safety or scheduling, please speak with your manager or contact corporate HR at (916) 333-1549
Stopping the spread of COVID-19
According to the CDC, there is currently no vaccine developed to prevent COVID-19. However, we can all play a significant role in helping to prevent the spread of this contagion. The CDC recommends everyday preventive procedures to help stop the spread of COVID-19:
- Avoid close contact with people who are ill.
- Stay home if you are ill
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a napkin tissue, then dispose in waste receptacle
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces, handles, items by using a regular household cleaning spray or cloth..
- Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 60 seconds, especially after going to the restroom; before consuming food; and after touching your face, coughing or sneezing. If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based sanitizer with at least 70% alcohol.
Regular & Routine Cleanings
Routine Consistent Cleanings
The CDC recommends performing the following routine environmental cleaning that may help prevent exposures to acute respiratory illness, including COVID-19:
- Routinely clean all frequently touched objects, desks ad various surfaces in workplace, such as desk, countertops and doorknobs. Use cleaning agents that are routinely used in these areas and follow the specific directions on the labels.
- Provide disposable Clorox wipes so that commonly used surfaces can be cleaned before and after each use.
Important Practices For Closed Buildings
When buildings are shut down and or minimally staffed, we recommend procedures for staying on top of regular HVAC maintenance, air quality improvement and ensuring that all power systems are operating properly.
- Keep HVAC running – Even if buildings are not occupied, insufficient temperature and humidity control can lead to mold and moisture build-up
- Adjust HVAC systems to match changes in occupancy or operational needs to avoid unnecessary spend
- Maintain building temperature between 50 and 82 degrees and a maximum humidity of 63%
- Clean air ducts and coils
- Perform preventative maintenance now (HVAC, power, and lighting assets) while buildings are not in full capacity use
- Run emergency backup power systems to ensure uptime if and when they are needed