Disinfecting Guidelines

ensure effective and responsible cleaning and disinfection for your space

Our Disinfecting Guidelines for COVID-19 provide 5 actionable best practices for keeping indoor spaces healthy and safe.

Green Seal’s Guidelines for Safer COVID-19 Cleaning and Disinfection, intended for facility, property and housekeeping managers, provides actionable guidelines for the safe and effective cleaning and disinfection of occupied spaces. These five best practices are based on the latest scientific understanding of the particular characteristics of the COVID-19 virus. They also reflect Green Seal’s expertise in setting science-based standards for high-performance cleaning products, principles, and practices that reduce unnecessary use of hazardous chemicals and promote safer and healthier indoor air.

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Create a cleaning and disinfecting plan.


Ensure that cleaning personnel are properly trained.


Maintain sustainability and healthy indoor air.


Communicate the cleaning and disinfecting plan.


Provide safer working conditions.

These guidelines are periodically updated to reflect the rapidly evolving science on COVID-19, emerging information on cleaning and disinfection practices and the latest information from authoritative sources.