Warehouse cleaning article and infographic, and permission to publish here, provided by David Smith at cleaningservicesgroup.co.uk.
Maintaining a high standard of warehouse cleanliness is about more than just creating a more pleasant and attractive workplace. It can in fact contribute to greater safety, better employee health, longer-lasting equipment, reduced merchandise damage, and increased productivity.
Warehouses can be hectic environments at the best of times, so sometimes it can be hard to find time for cleaning. To keep your warehouse spic-and-span, try to allot a few minutes at the end of every day for cleaning. Deep cleans do not need to be done as often, but you should aim to schedule them in at least once a month.
To cultivate an awareness of warehouse hygiene, conduct dedicated training sessions that encourage employees to take a proactive approach to tackling mess. It’s also a good idea to ensure that all staff members have access to whatever cleaning supplies and equipment they need. It’s also a good idea to supply staff with checklists as these can give them the information they need to prevent wastage and keep the warehouse nice and tidy.
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If you are looking to tighten up for organisation’s cleaning policies, you may find the below checklist helpful. This handy graphic lays out essential jobs and will help you manage your cleaning on a daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly basis.
Scroll down to the infographic below from The Cleaning Services Group to learn more about how to clean your warehouse.