Hospital and healthcare spaces excluded, a year ago it almost certainly would not have crossed a workplace designers mind to factor hygiene into their designs. Nowadays, creating a more hygienic workplace is likely at the forefront of everyone’s minds.
With the return to communal spaces such as offices and schools being imminent, existing cleaning protocols, social distancing and personal hygiene considerations have to be stepped up. Another consideration, however, should also be the furniture we select; work spaces that use furniture with antimicrobial surfaces can add an extra hygiene benefit by constantly working to reduce the number of microbes on their surfaces.
BioCote Ltd, an international leader in antimicrobial solutions, supplies a technology that has been proven effective against a wide range microbes including bacteria, mould and some viruses. In March 2020, BioCote® technology was shown to reduce feline coronavirus by 90% in just 2 hours, and this is the technology that is used to protect Statewide Office Furniture products. BioCote® is regularly tested against other notable microbes, such as MRSA, and has been used extensively in many hygiene conscious environments around the world for many years. Due to the pandemic, every environment has now become a hygiene conscious environment, and Statewide Office Furniture products are a natural fit.
Statewide Office Furniture, the holders of exclusive rights to BioCote® for use in steel storage furniture have been using BioCote® to create products that can help improve hygiene. Their antimicrobial lockers aren’t simply limited to use in offices but schools, hospitals and other work spaces.
When selecting furniture a great look is a must but in a hygiene conscious world, choosing antimicrobial products makes more sense than ever before. With Statewide Office Furniture you can have it both ways.
Statewide Biocote products are available through leading distributors Watts Commercial, ECF HFA and UCI.