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Designing an Office with Health and Safety in Mind

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The average office worker spends 40 hours per week in the workplace, so creating an environment that is comfortable and safe for everyone is essential. As the employer, it is your responsibility to ensure that your workplace meets all necessary health and safety requirements, enabling staff to work in a hygienic, habitable space that is free from risks and hazards. When designing your office interior, style and aesthetics is a big priority for many of our clients, but merging health and safety with these features is essential. We’ve compiled a few top things to bear in mind when designing your office…

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School Toilet Cubicles: Specifications and Ranges

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We promote high quality facilities for adults and children alike here at Spectrum Interiors, working closely with a range of industries to provide versatile solutions to suit every customer’s requirements. School toilet cubicles and facilities are not currently required by law to be maintained to a set standard, whereas adult toilet facilities are protected under The Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992, requiring clean facilities with hot water, soap, and enough toilets to satisfy the requirements of the premises. The eight year campaign, Bog Standard, launched by ERIC, argues that school children require the same level of acceptable standards for…

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How to Make Your Clients More Comfortable in Your Reception Area

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When a client or potential client visits your office, making a great first impression is essential for creating a positive experience. That’s why your reception area should represent your business, creating a welcoming environment from the minute your visitors step through the door. There are many factors to consider when planning the design of your reception area, from functional aspects such as furniture and heating, to the more visual statements such as branding and colour schemes. Here, we’ve listed our top tips to creating a professional, stylish reception area that will help to make your clients feel more comfortable. Company branding…

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[Infographic] Inside Toilet cubicles From Around The World

Infographic of Toilet Cubicles Around The World

We all know that travel broadens the mind, but in some places, it can also strengthen the thighs! We’ve taken a peek into different bathrooms around the world to lift the lid on what you can expect to find inside toilet cubicles when you spend a penny overseas… Australian outback Many cultures around the world have toilets separated from the main home, not for privacy but for hygiene (especially in areas when the summer climate could make these loos a very unpleasant place to be!). In the Australian outback these are called dunnys, and although thankfully many have been now abandoned,…

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Create Shopping Centre Toilets That the Public Will Love

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Public toilets do tend to have a very bad reputation, with the common conception being that public toilets are unhygienic, badly designed, unattractive and often broken. This can lead to people refusing to visit the facilities at public places, such as shopping centres, which can negatively impact their experience and result in customers heading home early. To keep your customers happy and spending more time in your shopping centre, it is vital that you create attractive and clean facilities for everyone to use. Spectrum Interiors have used our substantial experience in the production of high quality public toilets to provide this…

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The Benefits of Refurbishing Your Office or Workplace

Benefits of Office Refurbishment

The average worker spends vast portions of their lives in their office or workplace, so it is important for the surroundings to look and feel welcoming. If your workplace needs a bit of a spruce up, you may want to consider the benefits of an office refurbishment. Improved efficiency Refurbishing your workplace can allow you to alter the layout of your establishment, and you may find that by moving certain aspects of your office, you can increase the efficiency of your workplace. You can even take this opportunity to invest in new, high-quality equipment for your office that can increase the speed…

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Considerations for Public Washrooms and Toilets

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Designing public washrooms can be a much more complex process than you may have initially believed – there are certain criteria and guidelines your public facility must meet. Spectrum Interiors have years of experience in building comfortable and aesthetically pleasing public facilities and have used our experience to put together this guide to help you in designing the perfect facility for your establishment.   Basic Requirements It’s important to cover the basics first, and there are some specifications that must be met to ensure that the facilities are safe, hygienic and suitable for the public to use: Facilities for disabled persons must…

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Benefits of Auto-Flush Toilet Facilities

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Auto-flush is a feature available for toilets, sink faucets and urinals, and is an especially useful feature for public bathroom’s as they require less maintenance than standard units. Growing in popularity, automatic bathroom features are becoming commonplace in more-developed countries. This article outlines some of the benefits of auto-flush facilities and why you should install them in your toilet cubicles. Improved sanitation Public restrooms receive much more foot traffic than a domestic toilet, meaning that more excrement and urine is deposited. A faulty or sub par flushing system could mean that odours and germs are left lingering in the facilities. This…

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Toilet & Changing Facilities for Sports Halls

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Whether you’re looking to build or extend a sports hall, or to update your current toilets and changing rooms, it can be difficult to assess the best layout and amount of facilities you will need. This simple breakdown will help you in your planning. Toilets Locate your toilets close to the foyer for practically and ease of use. You will need at least one unisex disabled access toilet, as well as separate male and female toilet cubicles. The British Standard of Sanitary Installations 6465: Part 1 (Code of practice for scale of provision, selection and installation of sanitary appliances) lays out…

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Medical Washrooms Guidelines

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Following on from our most recent blog posts which focus on school washroom design and office washroom guidance, this article will highlight the considerations which must be taken into account when designing medical toilets and washrooms to ensure the highest standards of hygiene and efficiency. Accessibility According to the ‘Health Building Note 00-01 – General design guidance for healthcare buildings’ official documentation released by the Department of Health, evidence shows that a very large number of falls suffered by those in domestic, resident and hospital environments occur on the journey between the bed and the bathroom/toilet, especially during the night. This…

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