In any type of establishment it is the bounden duty of the concerned custodial managers to look after the matter of cleaning the premises. However, many of them complain that they don’t have the necessary time for that. This is complicated by the fact that many of these are troubled by shortages in labor and tightened budgets. In such a scenario, it is not an easy thing to measure the soil load, clean the premises, evaluate the results, apart from analyzing data, as well as put into practice the changes. They simply don’t have the time.
Cleaning, A Necessity
It is necessary to take up good cleaning science practices as well as applying them to custodial operations. Institutions of all types have a duty of using their time optimally and to make this a reality only cleaning science will of help in the long run, for the cleanliness of the workplace and the health of the workforce.
What Is Cleaning?
At its most fundamental level, cleaning remains the process of doing away with all unwanted substances that add up in the living or working environment. In a conventional sense, this means the clearing away of the dirt that all can see, but it also means removing something more than mere dirt.
Health Is of the Utmost Importance
Apart from the dirt that people can see, there is also the problem of removing the things that is not so obvious to the eye, such as chemical residues, chemical and bio pollutants, microbial contaminants and so on. In fact, the old saying that what one can’t see can hurt one, applies to both the science as well as practice of cleaning. Therefore, to remove the invisible and unwanted things means getting rid of those elements that can affect the health of the people in many ways.