The staff lunch room refrigerator, preserver or composter of food Items?
In the 2nd article in our series on cleanliness and hygiene in the lunch room, we are discussing the communal staff lunch room refrigerator.
As was the case with the lunch room microwave oven How to Clean & Manage the Staff Lunch Room Microwave Oven ,the staff fridge, is generally neglected and is one of those areas in the workplace where everyone is of the understanding that someone must be cleaning & maintaining it….yeah sure they are!
During our regular site visits to our clients & prospective clients premise, we get to check out the internals of plenty of staff refrigerators. The overall condition would range from ‘clean & hygienic’, where a regular maintenance service is carried out, to downright dangerous! We like to refer to last nights Tuna Casserole leftovers, that are now 2 weeks old and have transformed into something with a pulse and needing a shave, as “A Science Project”.
It’s amazing that co workers can place their freshly cut ham & salad sandwich lunch in the same space as a container of toxic, unrecognisable slime and be oblivious to the dangers lurking within the fridge. Such an important piece of equipment in a busy workplace, deserves some love and attention to ensure that cleanliness & hygiene are maintained. Particularly where food is involved.
Here are a few interesting facts about items stored in the typical work fridge…
So here are a few tips for making sure your fridge is clean & hygienic and not a haven for pathogenic bacteria that can contaminate food items.
Duticall can assist you to keep your staff facilities in great shape. Just contact us at http://cleaners.com.au/index.php/contact-us