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ash70
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Sep 2020 16 11:31

spillage granules

hi all my sbm has asked me about getting some spillage granules for bodily fluids so have to be bio hazard. i have used stuff before which has stained carpets. has anyone got any advice for any they have used that don't leave a stain mark many thanks
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Sep 2020 16 11:42

Re: spillage granules

We use the gel type that swells up when it absorbs liquid's.
Problem is that people go mad with it when putting it down.
Used to have a head teacher who would get us to use cat litter on vinyl & hard floors.
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Sep 2020 16 12:06

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eggy wrote: Wed, 16th Sep 2020, 11:42am We use the gel type that swells up when it absorbs liquid's.
Problem is that people go mad with it when putting it down.
Used to have a head teacher who would get us to use cat litter on vinyl & hard floors.
We use sawdust on both hard and carpet floors.
Use it to soak up the liquid then brush it up and clean up with appropriate disinfectant etc.
Dead cheap and lasts for ages.
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Sep 2020 16 12:08

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Sorry Eggy. didn't mean to quote you... -Crazy.png-
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Sep 2020 16 14:29

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Our lads use a powder, can't remember who makes it but they say it works very well indeed. I started working here as the D&T Technician, and we use to buy cat litter to use for spill control in the workshop, before all the fancy absorbent pads and powders became readily available to anyone outside heavy industry.
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Sep 2020 16 15:25

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I used to use Sani-dri granules it was great stuff, for some reason I cannot find it anywhere now. We just tend to go with a George wet/dry vac and just clean it up straight away, quick, easy and cleaned in seconds.
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Sep 2020 16 15:51

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Sep 2020 16 15:56

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Yep Sanidri here as well. Admittedly haven't had to order any for a while though....
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Sep 2020 16 20:33

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I used a Vax Commercial VCW-02 Spot Cleaner to pick up anything rancid coming out of children.
1st I would spray a mix of disinfectant and anti-biological liquid (Clear?) on the mess, then with the same liquid in the clean water reservoir, would use the wet hoover brush to vacuum it all up.
It was always a mess sometimes because they'd use sawdust to cover it up with, I told the staff to use paper towels to cover and place a chair over it if I wasn't on site. Sawdust is not good for a wet/dry hoover !!!! it goes everywhere inside the machine, somehow, and is difficult to hoover up on carpet anyhow.
But it did clean the mess up pretty damn good and euthanased all the germs etc, and left a nice smell.
So much easier on lino.

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