Maintaining a Housekeeping Program

Maintaining a Housekeeping Program

  • In order to insure proper housekeeping is maintained, you must be a part of the continuous facility maintenance process. The program should include the housekeeping function in all processes, operations, and tasks performed. Each employee needs to understand that housekeeping is integral to his/her job and safety.
  • Housekeeping should be more than one time clean ups. It should a continuous process through monitoring and audits. Maintaining a regular walk through, inspection schedule and documenting the findings are critical to a proper housekeeping plan.  Reporting hazards and training are crucial to sustaining the plans.  Setting measurable goals and expectations should be the basis on these audits.  It takes persistence and dedication to fix this easy problem area.

Neat, Clean, & Safe

  • Help avoid accidents, maintain quality of your work and save costly downtime by putting housekeeping at the top of your daily “to do” list
  • Make accidents disappear
  • Practice good housekeeping every day on the job
  • Stay safe
  • Knowing storage and use procedures for chemicals and flammable substances
  • Understanding hazards of all chemicals you work with
  • Stay healthy
  • Follow good personal hygiene practices
  • Improve quality
  • By making sure products and equipment are maintained properly and kept clean