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A Primer on Japanese Encephalitis: What It Is and How to Prevent it

By Jarrod Collinson | Mar 31, 2022

Japanese encephalitis, also known as JE, is a viral infection that most commonly affects humans between the ages of 5 and 20. It is most prevalent between May and September when the virus is most active. The disease has a 30 percent fatality rate. There are three types of JE. Type I is the most…

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How UVC Light Kills Bacteria (And Why You Should Use it)

By Dan Jones | Mar 18, 2022

In the food and beverage industry, you’ll be well aware that keeping your facility clean is paramount. Ultraviolet-C bandwidth light, known more commonly as UVC, is one such technology that can drastically improve the disinfection of your facility. Today, we’ll be breaking down: What UVC is How UVC Light disinfects UVC’s time to kill bacteria…

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How to Prepare for an External Audit

By Dan Jones | Feb 11, 2022

Have you ever been caught scrambling for your disinfection records? Trying to tick off your employee’s training last minute? Or frantically attempting to get your quality scores up? We all know how stressful it can be leading up to an external audit. At SGA, we understand the scrupulous measures that quality assurance teams are faced…

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What is it like to work at SGA?

By Jarrod Collinson | Oct 13, 2021

Sanikleen Group Australia (SGA) has been growing rapidly over the last few years under the guidance of a new management team. As a result of such growth, we are always on the lookout for fresh talent and/or experienced personnel to join the ever-growing team at SGA. SGA operate Nation-wide, protecting the Australian food supply chain…

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Why a Grundfos pump is the best choice to power your cleaning system

By Jarrod Collinson | Aug 27, 2021

A water pump is the most important component of your cleaning system, using the optimal pump and importantly, one of high quality can drastically reduce the downtime of your cleaning system and ensure your yield from the investment is a positive one. Grundfos, in our opinion manufacture the best pumps on the market for the…

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Don’t Aerosol Contaminates in Your Food Plant: What You Need to Know

By Jarrod Collinson | Aug 17, 2021

If your facilities cleaning system uses a water pressure that is above 25 bar than it is highly likely that surface contaminates like bacteria are being lifted from the surface and becoming fine airborne particles that can sit in the air for hours before they settle. This can be problematic from a food hygiene perspective…

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Australia’s Most Qualified Food Facility Cleaners

By Jarrod Collinson | Jul 26, 2021

Are you looking for the best cleaning company to take care of your food facilities? SGA have 5 certifications, making us the most certified cleaning company in Australia, with a reputation built on trust.

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Coronavirus Deep Disinfection Protocol

By Jarrod Collinson | Jun 9, 2021

How Coronavirus spreads: When a person sneezes or coughs, transmission occurs via respiratory droplets produced by the infected person; or when the contaminated person touches any surface, it is possible to be contaminated by touching the surface and bringing your unwashed hands to your eyes, nose or mouth. Contamination becomes easier as the viral load…

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Are you being Paid Fairly? Find out with this Checklist

By Jarrod Collinson | May 20, 2021

In Australia, we have a relatively comprehensive and robust fair wage policy compared to other countries. Australia’s Fair Work Commission and various other regulatory bodies enforce these laws and attempt to protect our workforce from exploitation. Know Your Rights Unfortunately, it is never that simple when money is involved. Companies operate on slim margins and…

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