Health and Safety Policies and Documents for Cleaning Companies

Health and Safety Documents for cleaners

Cleaning companies must comply with various health and safety regulations to protect their staff, customers, and the public from harm. As part of this, they need to maintain various health and safety documents, such as Risk Assessments, Method Statements, and COSHH Assessments for cleaning products they use. In addition, they may need to train their staff to make them aware of hazards and risks and encourage them to follow good working practices and use appropriate personal protective equipment. Overall, cleaning companies must prioritise health and safety to maintain a safe and healthy working environment for all involved.

As a responsible cleaning company, you must adhere to the latest health and safety laws and regulations. To keep your staff safe and healthy, it is crucial to have a range of health and safety policies and documents in place. You can download these policies and documents from HSEDocs, which will help you comply with the latest industry standards and regulations. By doing so, you can demonstrate your commitment towards creating a safe and secure working environment for your staff.

Whether you're a one-person band or a larger company, we have something for everyone, whether you need tailored packages, individual documents, or free downloads. Please find out more by exploring our products or by getting in touch.

It is imperative to understand that the quantity and type of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that cleaners require can vary significantly based on various factors. One of the primary determinants is the nature of the chemicals used in the cleaning process. For instance, if the cleaning is being carried out in a retail space, office, or home, it is generally recommended to use disposable gloves and an apron to protect their clothes from getting dirty or damaged. However, suppose the cleaning involves more vital chemicals or is done on a construction site. In that case, additional PPE such as shoe covers, masks, eye protection, and face protection might be necessary to ensure safety and prevent potential health hazards. It is also worth mentioning that the environment in which the cleaning is being done can also play a vital role in determining the PPE required. For example, if the area is poorly ventilated or has a high risk of exposure to harmful particles, a more comprehensive set of PPE may be needed to protect the cleaner's health and well-being.

When it comes to ensuring the safety of both cleaning staff and those who use the facilities being cleaned, it's essential to evaluate the products that cleaners use carefully. Conducting a COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) Assessment is an essential step in this process. This assessment thoroughly evaluates the potential hazards presented by cleaning products, including the risks associated with exposure to chemicals, dust, and other substances. By identifying potential hazards and taking steps to mitigate them, cleaning professionals can help ensure that their work is as safe as possible. Ultimately, this helps to create a healthier, more productive environment for everyone involved.

This site offers many COSHH Assessments for instant download, as well as a free COSHH Assessment template, a free example, and a free video tutorial to help you create your own.

Other documents that a cleaning company may require, include:

To minimise the risks that your employees undertake, it may also be a good idea to encourage them to take relevant courses such as our online slips, trips, and falls course.

Cleaning is a task that is often perceived as low-risk. However, it is still associated with several hazards that can pose a risk to the health and safety of those involved. The most significant risk associated with cleaning is slips, trips, and falls. This is primarily due to wet floors, electrical leads, and spillages of chemicals and cleaning products.

Site managers and business owners must take necessary precautions to reduce the risks associated with cleaning. They should ensure that their staff receives adequate training that educates them about potential risks and safe working practices. It is also essential to follow proper protocols while using cleaning equipment and chemicals to avoid accidents.

Moreover, site managers and business owners must implement safety measures such as providing personal protective equipment and supplying appropriate hazard warnings. Ensuring that the right measures are in place will reduce the chances of accidents occurring and demonstrate a company's commitment to the safety and well-being of its employees.

HSEDocs offers online training that many cleaning companies have found to be an invaluable investment in their employees' safety and well-being.

Here are some courses that might be of interest to you:

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Builders clean Method Statement
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Scaleit COSHH Assessment Form
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£8.99
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£8.99
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Nilco Antibacterial Cleaner and Sanitizer COSHH Assessment Form
£8.99
AUTOSOL Chrome and Metal Polish COSHH assessment form
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Zep Commercial® Graffiti Remover COSHH Assessment Form
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CT1 Multisolve solvent spray COSHH assessment
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Jangro - Foaming Bacterial Cleaner COSHH Assessment
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£8.99
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£8.99
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£8.99
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£8.99
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