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We try to maintain stafding cleaning level three. Depending on the type and size of the building, you determine how many people are required to clean it. So we have to give continuous reminders and training in the appropriate ways to use chemicals. Floors are swept or vacuumed clean, but upon close observation there can be stains. What kind of training does your custodial staff need and how often? Senior supervisors manage front line supervisors. All vertical and horizontal surfaces have major accumulations of dust, dirt, smudges, and fingerprints, all of which will be difficult to remove.
So we need to pay attention to the problem and find guidleines why something is happening. Waste containers smell sour.
There is no build-up in corners or along walls. If they think their problems can be solved by their supervisors, I ask them to do that. Lack of attention is obvious.
Training is the front line, so it has to be continuous. Floors are swept or vacuumed clean, but are dull, dingy, and stained. What is your reporting structure?
Gum, stains, dirt, dust balls, and waste are broadcast.
Our job is to hold our employees to appropriate standards of performance. Language is another training issue. They save us from reinventing the wheel. We even evaluate our supervisors on providing continuous staff training.
Washroom and shower fixtures and tile gleam and are odor-free. Skip to main content. View All White Papers. There are a number of issues that are often faced daily, including staff shortages, training and conflict resolution.
All vertical and horizontal surfaces have obvious dust, dirt, marks, smudges, and fingerprints. One of the things I hold the supervisors accountable for is the front line housekeepers. The university has disciplinary standards, and guidekines uphold those. Cleaning requests over and above the standard provided stacfing at greater frequency can be arranged and are at the cost of the requesting department.
For instance, we remind staff to test the weight of a trashcan before lifting it. These additional requests can be made through the Facilities Service Desk. We need to hire for those buildings. Waste containers are overflowing.
APPA Cleaning Standards
Each level is defined by a range of tasks and their frequency. Sometimes employees bring in personal baggage that gets in way of work. Waste containers only hold daily waste, are clean and odor free. The chain of command is critical to the process in order to allow problems to be solved at lowest possible level.
Custodial Staffing Guidelines for Managers — College Planning & Management
We train on such issues as blood borne pathogens and safe lifting procedures. All vertical and horizontal surfaces are clean, but marks, dust, smudges, and fingerprints are noticeable upon close observation. They work hard and are dedicated.
Level 4 Moderate Dinginess Floors are swept or vacuumed clean, but are dull, dingy, and stained. Waste containers have old trash. We have front line housekeepers who answer to front line supervisors.
See Staffing Resources sidebar. We clean it; they repair it.