A sanitary facility is typically a public area with toilets and washbasins, and sometimes showers and bathrooms. Sanitation is specifically the provision of facilities and services for the safe disposal of human waste. Inadequate sanitation is a major cause of disease in Zambia and improving sanitation is known to have a significant beneficial impact on health both in households and across communities. The word 'sanitation' also refers to the maintenance of hygienic conditions, through services such as garbage collection and wastewater disposal. It may also refer to dishwashing and manual laundry service areas.
There are various sanitary facilities such as bins, containers, ashtrays and washroom equipment that are practical and efficient for use in offices, guest rooms, AFH washrooms, commercial kitchens, smoking areas etc. The HACCP compatible products comply with recycling & waste separation systems.
The workplace should have good sanitary facilities. Clean toilets, washing facilities and shower rooms are important. In almost all countries, the provision of these facilities has been made obligatory through laws or regulations. It is necessary to provide a sufficient number of such facilities and to keep them clean.
Examples of sanitary facilities are listed below
A waste collector, also known as a garbageman, trashman, binman or dustman, is a person employed by a public or private enterprise to collect and dispose of municipal solid waste and recyclables from residential, commercial, industrial or other collection sites for further disposal. These companies provide valuable sanitary facilities and are listed in this category