Health & Safety

At SAF Cleaning Surrey we’re committed to carrying out our business in a safe and healthy manner. We take our legal obligations and responsibilities to protect our employees, customers and others very seriously.

Our Health and Safety Policy is a key part of the business and the Company takes all reasonable practicable steps to promote a healthy and safe working environment for all our employees and everyone else who may be affected as a result of our work.

Health & Safety Policy

SAF Cleaning implement standards of health, safety and welfare which comply with the requirements set out under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, together with other relevant statutory regulations and requirements and any subsequent amendments.

We carry out risk assessments, including fire risks, to assess potential health and safety risks to anyone who may be exposed as a result of our work, ensuring we can take appropriate actions and precautions to eliminate, reduce or control any risks. Suitable and appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) is provided, and all necessary instruction, training and supervision in its use is given.

Risk Assessments and Method Statements can be provided on request.

COSHH Policy

SAF Cleaning uses an approved supplier who provides detailed safety data sheets for every material and product; employees are only permitted to use products for which they’ve received full training, ensuring they understand the necessary safety procedures and relevant Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations.

New or updated COSHH information and safety data sheets are made available to employees, who have a responsibility to ensure they are familiar with any changes and that they adhere to the COSHH safety rules at all times.

Colour-Coded Cleaning

SAF Cleaning use the Colour-Coded Cleaning System based on the National Colour-Coding System for the British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICS). By segregating and colour-coding equipment, materials and procedures based upon their use, it prevents cross-contamination and cross-infection:

  • RED: Toilets, toilet floors, urinals

  • YELLOW: Washbasins, washroom surfaces and walls and clinical areas

  • BLUE: General areas, offices, window sills, fixtures

  • GREEN: Kitchens, Canteens, and Bar areas