4 Tips To Minimise Plumbing Health Risks
If you need to call a Brisbane plumber due to a plumbing emergency, make sure you take all the necessary precautions. This will help protect yourself and the Brisbane plumber from health risks involved with Brisbane plumbing.
1. Ask about safety protocols.
The Brisbane Plumbers are still working in normal capacity despite the current pandemic. When you have a Brisbane plumbing emergency call The Brisbane Plumbers ahead and ask about safety protocols. With accurate information, The Brisbane Plumbers will be better equipped to handle your plumbing problem while maintaining safety precautions. They will also be able to advise you of any safety precautions you can take to minimise your health risk.
2. Maintain recommended safety practices
When a Brisbane plumber comes to the house, make sure to maintain a 1.5m distance. Ensure you use hand sanitiser or antibacterial wipes. If your Brisbane plumber is working, leave a safe distance and don’t bother them wherever possible. As of November, the current safety guidelines are as followed:
- Maintain 1.5 metres distance from others wherever possible
- Avoid handshaking, hugs and kisses as a greetings
- Practise good hygiene
- Avoid calling a Brisbane plumber wherever possible when experiencing cold or flu symptoms. Seek medical advice and get tested for COVID-19
Wash and dry your hands:
- Before and after eating
- After coughing or sneezing
- After going to the toilet
- When changing tasks and after touching potentially contaminated surfaces.
Use an alcohol-based hand sanitiser with at least 60% ethanol or 70% isopropanol as the active ingredient when washing your hands is not possible.
3. Disinfect the locations where the Brisbane plumber has been
Once your plumber has finished the work and has left, ensure you disinfect the areas they have been. The areas you should disinfect include the halls, walkways, walls, cupboards and other areas the Brisbane plumber has come into contact with.
4. Monitor public health guidelines.
Restrictions and guidelines are constantly changing. With outbreaks constantly appearing, being brought under control and appearing again, no one knows what will happen next. For this reason, safety protocols will likely change again before the current pandemic is fully controlled. Keep up to date with these changes and make sure to follow all government guidelines to keep yourself and your Brisbane plumber safe.
Plumbing Improves Public Health
Poorly maintained plumbing systems will contaminate and allow pathogens to enter into your water supply. Well-maintained plumbing systems are thus of paramount importance in maintaining a healthy community. In this process, qualified Brisbane plumbers become the backbone for the Brisbane community’s plumbing and public health. Especially in the current pandemic
Fix Your Plumbing Problem Now With The Brisbane Plumbers
If you are currently experiencing a general or plumbing emergency in Brisbane, you should consider getting licensed plumbing professionals to handle it. Seeking the help of a licensed Brisbane plumber will lessen the possibility of damage, and future problems. Your local Brisbane plumber also has all the tools and skills to fix your problem safely to maintain the health of yourself and others.
Emergency plumbing problems are all in a days work for a Brisbane plumber. Fixing leaks, replacing pipes and cross-connections issues are some of the most common things we do. If you have any problems or concerns about your plumbing system, call The Brisbane Plumbers today. We are Brisbane’s leading emergency plumbers. We’re available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, any day of the year. We also have a 60 minutes response time guarantee. Call now on 0450 932 850.