Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

Quayclean to ensure health of venue attendees when AFL season re-starts

Quayclean to ensure health of venue attendees when AFL season re-starts
June 9, 2020

With the AFL season re-starting this week, leading cleaning, hygiene and waste management company Quayclean has been contracted to seven of the eight venues to be used by AFL clubs in coming weeks – Marvel Stadium, GMHBA Stadium in Geelong, the SCG, Giants Stadium, the Gabba, Metricon Stadium and Adelaide Oval (before Port and the Crows head to the Gold Coast).

Quayclean carries a significant responsibility to ensure the safe health of all venue attendees with Quayclean staff set to be particularly busy at Marvel Stadium and Metricon Stadium with these venues hosting weekend and same-day double headers in coming weeks.

Quayclean’s staff will be cleaning and disinfecting areas and surfaces including:-

  • Team changing rooms, coaches rooms and interchange benches
  • Umpires rooms
  • Media conference rooms, tables and chairs
  • Media facilities including radio and TV broadcast areas, desks and chairs
  • Lifts
  • Handrails, doorknobs, support ledges, toilets, light switches, phones, fridges, taps
  • Stadium equipment control areas and equipment
  • Photocopiers, printers

Quayclean Chief Executive, Mark Piwkowski said his staff have undergone special training programs to ensure the venues are safe for players, officials, media and stadium event-day staff.

Piwkowski notes “the cleaning and disinfecting of these areas are essential and all Quayclean staff have completed and are certified in the Government recommended ‘Infection Control Training – COVID 19” program.

“Staff will use World Health Organisation approved, hospital-grade cleaning and disinfectant products and will spend around 22 hours cleaning venues before the first bounce, and 60 hours post the final siren.

“The purpose of the cleaning and disinfection process is to remove viral contamination from environmental surfaces and equipment surfaces to eliminate transmission of the virus from these surfaces.

“Additionally, a team of cleaners will be conducting rotational cleaning of all occupied areas of venues while games are in progress.”

To contact Quayclean, click here to view their entry in the Australasian Leisure Management Supplier Directory. 

Image of Quayclean staff cleaning at Marvel Stadium

Related Articles

28th May 2020 - MCG ready to offer transformed turf for AFL return

27th May 2020 - Quayclean Australia launches new supply network

18th May 2020 - AFL to proceed with upgrade plan for Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium

15th May 2020 - AFL announces that season will restart from 11th June

13th May 2020 - AFL announces protocols for return to training and play

11th May 2020 - Victorian Government clears AFL clubs to train in groups of 10 from Wednesday

2nd May 2020 - AFL Chief Executive suggests 2020 season could resume in June

23rd March 2020 - Quayclean draws on experience to assist safe and complete cleaning during COVID-19

13th January 2020 - Fair Work Ombudsman review leads Quayclean to adopt new business model

8th October 2019 - Sydney Showground becomes Quayclean’s next big challenge

24th September 2019 - Quayclean to innovate with waste movement and separation with new Metricon Stadium contract

27th June 2019 - Quayclean prepares for weekend of multiple sporting fixtures

5th June 2019 - Quayclean champions waste reduction on World Environment Day

2nd May 2019 - Quayclean prepares for AFL triple header at Melbourne’s Marvel Stadium

8th April 2019 - Quayclean’s Commonwealth Games achievements help team members in career advancement

22nd March 2019 - Quayclean secures Blacktown Key Venues contract

4th March 2019 - Quayclean Australia secures Adelaide Oval cleaning contract

15th November 2017 - Quayclean secures naming rights for Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre


Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.

However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.

Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.

Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.

Click here to subscribe.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

APT Asia Pacific Pty Ltd

APT (Advanced Polymer Technology) is the leading global manufacturer of polyurethane-based materials, acrylic coatings and synthetic turf products for sporting and recreational applications. From…

read more

Environment / Sport / Surfaces / Technology

 
 
 

GEOFF NINNES FONG AND PARTNERS

Geoff Ninnes Fong & Partners (GNFP) is a structural, aquatic and civil engineering consultancy with broad experience in the design of new municipal and institutional swimming pools, hydrotherapy…

read more

Aquatics / Consultants / Design / Venues

 
 

Anti Wave International

Anti Wave International is the original suppliers of top performance swim, aquatic sports, leisure and pool programming equipment. Founded in 1971, Anti Wave International is proud of its…

read more

Aquatics / Play / Sport

 
 

Jonas Leisure

JonasLeisure offers a complete range of leading leisure and recreation software brands – envibe, Centaman, Gladstone Health & Leisure, The Retention People, Nutrition Complete and…

read more

Aquatics / Billing / Fitness / Recreation / Sport

 
 

ICP

ICP is an Australian-based company focused on indoor climbing. ICP will manage your project from initial design to completion and beyond, whether you're building an international-level climbing…

read more

Attractions / Fitness / Recreation

 
 

Digonex

Digonex is a leading provider of customised dynamic pricing solutions to clients in arts and entertainment, sport, attractions, cultural institutions and retail sectors. Digonex’s technology is…

read more

Attractions / Entertainment / Sport / Technology / Ticketing

 
 

COMMERCIAL AQUATICS AUSTRALIA

Commercial Aquatics Australia provides aquatic solutions nationwide and is one of the largest and most experienced companies specialising in the design, construction, renovation, service, maintenance…

read more

Aquatics / Design / Play / Waterparks

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business