A chimney sweeps job involves proximity and close contact with several new or different customers each day. Some of these people will either have the covid virus, will be elderly or infirm and could be at increased risk from the infection.
It is our job as professionals to:
1, Safeguard ourselves and families
2, Safeguard our customers.
Covid 19 is an extremely serious condition as it spreads very quickly, has a high mortality rate and the ability to disrupt entire countries.
The following guide should be taken as additional precautions on top of the guidance and rules issued by the government. These will change day to day so follow mainstream media carefully and abide by the requirements.
Luckily as chimney sweeps, we already utilise excellent protective equipment’s however we are using it to guard against soot and not a contagion.
Here are the main bullet points that you should follow:
These steps will not eliminate the risk completely but will greatly reduce it.
We believe that customers need to be reassured that they are not at additional risk from us. These simple steps will ensure our customers can stay warm and safe without the added worry of a chimney fire or carbon monoxide poisoning during these challenging times.
For consumers that are worried the above information can be used to question your sweep prior to their arrival or booking.
For the Chimney Sweep
For The Consumer
For The Environment