04 Feb ISSA Develops Wuhan Coronavirus Center for Information
Conceptual illustration of the coronavirus as if it were observed from a microscope. Recently it was discovered in china and its outbreak is feared by the authorities.
ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, and the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, have released an official statement about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), also known as the “Wuhan coronavirus.”
As the leaders in the cleaning industry, it is our responsibility to reduce fear, decrease risk, and minimize panic when it comes to human health and workplace safety. ISSA is working to educate you, our members, about the latest best practices in cleaning, sanitization, and disinfection.
Visit our new resource webpage, www.issa.com/coronavirus, where you and your customers can access current information about the Wuhan coronavirus, including a Tips Sheet. We urge all our members to frequently visit this page for regular updates like:
- Implementing worker protection and using appropriate disinfectants
- Practicing precautionary measures and reducing the risk of infection
- Training and educational opportunities to reduce biohazard risks
For those who require immediate assistance or have questions about cleaning and disinfection in high-risk scenarios, contact: Patty Olinger, Executive Director of GBAC, a Division of ISSA.