Although many managers do not consider cleaning to be a big deal, it is a very important activity. It ensures that shops, offices, waiting rooms and rooms of all kinds are free of waste and dirt. And as you know, working in a clean and healthy environment is a significant productivity factor! Cleaning the company premises is therefore not just a matter of sweeping up afterwards. There is a whole protocol to follow, in fact. So, without further ado, let’s dive into this blog and learn some of the things you need to know about cleaning your office space.
Make a list of the tasks to be made.
The first rule of business cleaning protocol is to draw up a job description. These specifications will list all the tasks to be carried out as well as the rooms of the company concerned. Such data is very useful when you want to contact a specialist.
The data defined at the outset will ensure that the specialist has not omitted any tasks. The specialist will also have a better overview of the work and will be able to gather the necessary materials and manpower accordingly. Some of these tasks, which are very common in companies, are:
- The dusting of machines in the office
- Intensive cleaning of surfaces that come into contact with the palms of the hands, such as lift controls, window and door handles or coffee machines.
- Cleaning and polishing of floors and surfaces
- Cleaning and disinfecting sanitary facilities and other water rooms
- Cleaning common rooms such as the meeting room, break room, refectory
Mobilizing specialized equipment and methods
The Covid-19 pandemic has made one thing clear: nothing is more important than a healthy and well-cleaned environment. Therefore, to ensure a quality result, certain methods should be preferred to others. The same applies to materials.
To clean your office properly, you can use bactericidal products and industrial hoovers. Processes such as bio-cleaning, wet sweeping or high-pressure cleaning are very popular. Ask your specialist for his or her best techniques.
Use a professional cleaning company for your cleaning.
If the cleanliness can be maintained by mobilizing all the employees, there are always tasks that you cannot perform yourself. Indeed, some cleaning jobs require technical skills and equipment, which are sometimes expensive, and it is impossible to mobilize internally. In addition, some dirt is invisible at first glance, and only an expert eye will be able to determine whether your premises fully comply with current hygiene standards.
For these reasons, calling on a specialized cleaning company is a simple, economical, and reassuring solution for the company manager who wants to guarantee a healthy working environment for his employees. Of course, this does not prevent you from continuing to make your employees aware of the regular maintenance of their workspaces. The more the premises are in good basic condition, the cheaper the bill from your cleaning service provider will be.
As you have just seen, there is no shortage of tips for keeping your business premises clean on a daily basis. By involving all employees in an organized manner and by educating them, you can maintain an acceptable level of cleanliness. The three key points for a healthy and pleasant working environment are
- Raising employee awareness of cleanliness and visually reminding them of the basic rules
- Encourage employees to clean up their work areas before leaving
- the premises in the evening.
- Use an outside company for the heavier tasks and the cleaning of common areas.
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