Sweden: Controlling chemicals in the cleaning sector – less is more


A cleaning company in Sweden has successfully reduced the exposure of its workers to hazardous cleaning products. 

This case study outlines the approach taken by the company, which involved a combination of eliminating cleaning chemicals altogether or replacing them with safer alternatives, and extensive staff training and supervision. 

These measures not only allowed the company to protect its workers from the potentially harmful effects of cleaning chemicals, but have also dramatically cut the associated costs.

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