Cleaning Practices of Truck Driversadmin
Recently, various sectors from all over the world have been explaining how to protect against the virus. The recommendations are intended to protect drivers and limit the spread of COVID-19 in commercial vehicle operations.
How to choose the right mask?
In the articles announced, it is stated that N-95 masks are suitable for healthcare professionals and people who take care of Covid-19 patients. On the other hand, it is not preventative, as surgical masks can hold large droplets while talking or coughing. Cloth masks are the type that reduces the chances of others to come in contact with respiratory droplets. Therefore, it is recommended to use such masks.
Where to use gloves?
In our previous article, we explained how you should clean the interior of the vehicles. Since there are so many surfaces, you can get sick in any situation. For this reason, it is recommended that you contact the glove in the vehicle wherever you are not sure. Keep your dirty gloves in a sealed bag until you throw them away. Then use hand sanitizer.
Always keep your hands clean
During breaks, wash your hands with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds whenever possible. If this is not possible, choose a hand sanitizer with an alcohol concentration of at least 70%.
How should the vehicle cleaning be done?
You can find the recommended cleaning products for cleaning the cabin surfaces of the vehicle in this link: https://www.canada.ca/en/health-canada/services/drugs-health-products/disinfectants/covid-19/list.html#tbl1
It is generally recommended to clean the touch surfaces with disposable damp cloth cloths. It should never be in contact with dirty cloths and should be lifted in closed bags.