Survey Finds More Than 90% of Businesses Increasing Disinfection

May 26, 2020

Among business leaders surveyed prior to their facilities reopening amid the coronavirus pandemic, 94% said they plan to add regular disinfection to their cleaning programs, according to a survey conducted by OpenWorks.

The survey revealed that 82% of business leaders said it was “likely” or “very likely” that they would increase the cleaning frequency of their facilities once their company reopened. The breakdown of survey respondents’ answers about increased cleaning frequency was:

  • Very likely, 58%
  • Likely, 24%
  • Somewhat likely, 9%
  • Neither likely or unlikely, 5%
  • Somewhat unlikely, 3%
  • Unlikely, 2%
  • Very unlikely, 1%.

Results of another recent survey, this one interviewing consumers, revealed:

  • 73% of consumers feel that their workplace should be cleaned daily
  • 56% want their workplace disinfected daily.

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