October 11, 2019
It's said by some softwash contractors, and some softwash product suppliers, that high concentrations of cleaning chemicals are fine to use if you are wearing the correct Personal Protective Clothing (PPE).
However, the regulations actually state that when when mitigating risk,"PPE should be used as a last resort”.
The law also states that "Wherever there are risks to health and safety that cannot be adequately controlled in other ways, the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 require PPE".
We've devoted many years of trial and error to testing of every variable involved in soft washing. And have reached a number of conclusions about the best ways of mitigating risk when softwashing.
For example, we believe, from experience, that the risk of something going wrong when using high concentrations of sodium hypochlorite (SH) – a burst hose, or a leaking fitting for example – is too great considering that the same tasks can be achieved using the lower concentrations of sodium hypochlorite used in Benz Lightning Cleanze.
Being sprayed with a softwash solution of sodium hypochlorite of high available chlorine – especially if it were to enter the eyes – is a very, very long way from being fun ...
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January 18, 2022
GB customers can now checkout directly in £GBP. To make your life easier and simpler, we've created a website just for soft washing contractors in England, Scotland and Wales.
Click the link on this page to learn more and visit www.benzsoftwash.co.uk
January 12, 2022
Soft washing can be carried out all year round when the temperature is not freezing or near freezing. The main thing to consider is that softwash chemicals will take longer to produce their full effect in cold conditions.
Click the link on this page to learn how to stay in business through a cold winter ...
January 05, 2022
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