How to treat outbreaks

When dealing with large numbers of the sick and elderly population there is always going to be a higher probability of an outbreak as these are the people most vulnerable to infection. Whether it be Salmonella, MRSA, Gastro, E-Coli, Listeria, or any other forms of Microbial life cases of public outbreaks are becoming all to common in both facilities and especially in the press.

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How to Treat Bed Bugs without Chemicals

Bed Bugs Cleaning “Bed bugs are very sensitive to heat and are rapidly killed when exposed to temperatures over 45°C.” The most practical method of exploiting heat is through the use of Steam. The great advantage is that it will kill all bed bug stages including the eggs (most insecticides are non-ovicidal). A study from the United States (Meek 2003) has shown that a program that employs steam followed by insecticides provides better long-term control than by using insecticides alone.” - Stephen Doggett, Senior Medical Scientist, Department of medical Entomology Westmead Hospital.

  • Attach the triangle swivel tool to a Duplex steam machine
  • Clamp on a microfiber or cotton cloth to the triangle swivel tool
  • Run the tool over the mattress and surrounding areas (carpet, curtains etc.)
  • The steam alone will kill the bugs in all stages (eggs to adult).
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How to Clean & Treat Gastro Outbreaks

At present almost every gastro outbreak manual worldwide mentions that steam above 60°C should be utilised to disinfect carpets, drapes, mattresses and soft furnishings during a potential outbreak. Despite this so many facilities simply don’t posses the required steam cleaning equipment. This is of concern as the same report by The Hospital Infection Society found evidence that ‘SRSVs have been known to remain viable in carpets for at least 12 days and are not removed by vacuuming’.

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How to Clean & Treat Salmonella

Bed Bugs Cleaning The most practical method of exploiting heat is through the use of Steam. The great advantage is that it will kill all bed bug stages including the eggs (most insecticides are non-ovicidal). A study from the United States (Meek 2003) has shown that a program that employs steam followed by insecticides provides better long-term control than by using insecticides alone.” - Stephen Doggett, Senior Medical Scientist, Department of medical Entomology Westmead Hospital.

  • Attach the triangle swivel tool to a Duplex steam machine
  • Clamp on a microfiber or cotton cloth to the triangle swivel tool
  • Run the tool over the mattress and surrounding areas (carpet, curtains etc.)
  • The steam alone will kill the bugs in all stages (eggs to adult).
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Domestic Cleaning with Jetsteam Maxi
Domestic Cleaning with Jetvac Pro
Domestic Cleaning with Jetvac Junior
Domestic Cleaning with Jetvac Eco