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School with virus crisis calls in TWO
At this time of year, viruses and bugs are all too common and in schools they can spread like wildfire. So imagine a Head Teacher’s distress, when over the course of just a few days, half of all pupils at her junior school were struck down with what they assumed was norovirus.
With 50% of the school off sick, they called TWO to help them deal with the crisis and prevent the bug spreading further. We immediately recommended sterile fumigation and duly carried out the ‘fogging’ process on the school classrooms, entrance hall, dining hall and toilets.
This safe and effective process quickly destroys germs and ensures all previously infected areas are clean and free from bacteria and viruses. It is by far the quickest and easiest way to sanitise large areas with minimum disruption.
Fogging works by irreversibly binding, penetrating and immobilising bacteria, viruses and fungi so that they cannot replicate, leaving surfaces disinfected and safe to use. The chemicals we use are completely non-toxic, non-irritant and non-corrosive so are harmless to humans and animals.
Rather than waiting until a crisis occurs, we recommend using it as an effective preventative method. Incorporating sterile fumigation into your cleaning and maintenance schedule at least once a year, sends out the message that you are proactively looking after the wellbeing of your staff and pupils by improving hygiene standards, which in turn reduces sickness and absenteeism. It is an especially potent tool in autumn and winter, when contagious bugs and infections like norovirus, are at their peak.
We wish the pupils a speedy recovery and hope they are back at school soon.