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The NHS Scotland National Cleaning Services Specification: Healthcare Associated Infection Task Force

Published: 12 May 2004

Guidance to NHSScotland

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The NHS Scotland National Cleaning Services Specification: Healthcare Associated Infection Task Force
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THE NHSSCOTLAND NATIONAL CLEANING SERVICES SPECIFICATION

SPECIFICATION CODE E

FREQUENCY TEMPLATE
DEPARTMENTS - OFFICES NON CLINICAL
SPECIFICATION CODE E3

No.

Task

Full

Check

Week

Month

Year

Task

Remarks

1.

Floors hard

1.1

Remove debris

X

1

1.1

1.2

Mop sweep or suction

X

1

1.2

OR

1.3

Suction clean

X

1

1.3

1.4

Damp mop

X

1

1.4

1.5

Spot mop

X

1

1.5

1.6

Spray clean

X

1

1.6

OR

1.7

Buff/burnish

X

1

1.7

1.8

Scrub

X

2

1.8

OR

1.9

Strip/re-dress

1.9

As required

1.10

Manual Scrub

X

2

1.10

1.11

Suction dry

X

2

1.11

2.

Floors soft - where appropriate

2.1

Remove debris

X

1

2.1

2.2

Suction clean

X

X

1

1

2.2

2.3

Spillage/stain removal

X

1

2.3

2.4

Deep clean

X

2

2.4

2.5

Apply carpet protector

2.5

Local requirement

3.

Toilet - sinks - basins - taps and fixtures

3.1

Clean

X

1

3.1

3.2

De-scale

3.2

4.

Furniture - fixtures - fittings and soft furnishings

4.1

Remove debris

1

1

4.1

4.2

Damp clean

X

1

4.2

4.3

Periodic clean according to type

X

1

4.3

4.4

Clean all wheels and castors

X

1

4.4

5.

Low level surfaces

5.1

Damp clean

X

1

5.1

6.

High level surfaces

6.1

Clean ledges, pipes, direction signs

X

1

6.1

7.

Telephone

7.1

Damp clean

X

1

7.1

8.

Paintwork - walls - doors

8.1

Remove marks

X

1

8.1

9.

Glass partitions, panels and ceramic wall tiles

9.1

Clean

X

1

9.1

10.

Curtains

10.1

Change bed/trolley screens

10.1

10.2

Change bed/cubicle curtains

10.2

local policy

10.3

Change window curtains

X

1

10.3

10.4

Shower curtains - damp wipe

10.4

10.5

Shower curtains remove and change

10.5

10.6

Net curtains remove and change

10.6

11.

Window blinds

11.1

Suction clean

X

1

11.1

11.2

Remove and clean

X

1

11.2

Specialist clean

11.3

Opening and closing mechanism

X

1

11.3

12.

Soap and Towels

12.1

Replenish supplies

X

1

12.1

14.

Refuse

14.1

Collect and dispose

X

1

14.1

Local policy

14.2

Clean holders/containers

X

1

14.2

14.3

Replace disposable liners/ containers

X

1

14.3

16.

Cleaning Equipment

16.1

16.1

to

Clean and dry

X

1

to

16.6

16.6

FREQUENCY TEMPLATE
DEPARTMENTS - COMPUTER SERVICES
SPECIFICATION CODE E4

No.

Task

Full

Check

Week

Month

Year

Task

Remarks

1.

Floors hard

1.1

Remove debris

X

5

1.1

1.2

Mop, sweep or suction

1.2

OR

1.3

Suction clean

X

5

1.3

1.4

Damp mop

X

5

1.4

1.5
1.6 OR

Spot mopSpray clean

X

3

1.5
1.6

1.7

Buff/burnish

X

3

1.7

1.8

Scrub

X

4

1.8

OR

1.9

Strip/re-dress

1.9

As required

1.10

Manual Scrub

X

4

1.10

1.11

Suction dry

X

4

1.11

2.

Floors soft

2.1

Remove debris

X

5

2.1

2.2

Suction clean

X

5

2.2

2.3

Spillage/stain removal

X

5

2.3

2.4

Deep clean

X

4

2.4

2.5

Apply carpet protector

2.5

Local requirement

3.

Toilet - sinks - basins - taps and fixtures

3.1

Clean

X

5

3.1

3.2

De-scale

3.2

4.

Furniture - fixtures - fittings and soft fittings

4.1

Remove debris

X

5

4.1

4.2

Damp clean

X

5

4.2

4.3

Periodic clean according to type

X

1

4.3

4.4

Clean all wheels and castors

X

1

4.4

5.

Low level surfaces

5.1

Damp clean

X

X

1/4

5.1

6.

High level surfaces

6.1

Clean ledges, pipes, direction signs

X

1

6.1

7.

Telephones

7.1

Damp clean

X

5

7.1

8.

Paintwork - wall - doors

8.1

Remove marks

X

1

8.1

9.

Glass partitions, panels and ceramic wall tiles

9.1

Clean

X

1

9.1

10.

Curtains

10.1

Change bed/cubicle curtains

10.1

10.2

Change window curtains

X

1

10.2

11.

Window Blinds

11.1

Suction clean

X

1

11.1

11.2

Remove and clean

X

1

11.2

Specialist clean

11.3

Opening and closing mechanism

X

1

11.3

12.

Soap and towels

12.1

Replenish supplies

X

X

2/3

12.1

14.

Refuse

14.1

Collect and dispose

X

5

14.1

14.2

Clean holders/containers

X

1

14.2

14.3

Replace disposable liners/ containers

X

5

14.3

16.

Cleaning equipment

16.1

16.1

to

Clean and dry

X

5

to

16.6

16.6

FREQUENCY TEMPLATE
DEPARTMENTS - STAFF DINING ROOM/COFFEE LOUNGE
SPECIFICATION CODE E10

No.

Task

Full

Check

Week

Month

Year

Task

Remarks

1.

Floors hard

1.1

Remove debris

X

7

1.1

Local policy

1.2

Mop sweep or suction

1.2

OR

1.3

Suction clean

X

7

1.3

Local policy

1.4

Damp mop

X

7

1.4

Local policy

1.5

Spot mop

X

3

1.5

1.6

Spray clean

X

3

1.6

OR

1.7

Buff/burnish

X

3

1.7

Local policy

1.8

Scrub

X

4

1.8

OR

1.9

Strip/re-dress

1.9

As required

1.10

Manual Scrub

X

4

1.10

1.11

Suction dry

X

4

1.11

2.

Floors soft

2.1

Remove debris

X

7

2.1

Local policy

2.2

Suction clean

X

7

2.2

Local policy

2.3

Spillage/stain removal

X

7

2.3

Local policy

2.4

Deep clean

X

4

2.4

Local policy

2.5

Apply carpet protector

2.5

Local requirement

3.

Toilet - sinks - basins - taps and fixtures

3.1

Clean

3.1

Local policy

3.2

De-scale

3.2

4.

Furniture - fixtures - fittings and soft fittings

4.1

Remove debris

4.1

Local policy

4.2

Damp clean

4.2

Local policy

4.3

Periodic clean according to type

4.3

Local policy

4.4

Clean all wheels and castors

4.4

5.

Low level surfaces

5.1

Damp clean

X

1

5.1

Local policy

9.

Glass partitions, panels and ceramic wall tiles

9.1

Clean

X

X

1/6

9.1

10.

Curtains

10.1.

Change bed/trolley screens

10.1

10.2

Change bed/cubicle curtains

10.2

10.3

Change window curtains

X

2

10.3

10.4

Shower curtains - damp wipe

10.4

10.5

Shower curtains remove and change

10.5

10.6

Net curtains remove and change

10.6

11.

Window Blinds

11.1

Suction clean

X

1

11.1

11.2

Remove and clean

X

1

11.2

Specialist clean

11.3

Opening and closing mechanism

X

1

11.3

12.

Soap and towels

12.1

Replenish supplies

12.1

13.

Ashtrays

13.1

Empty and clean

13.1

14.

Refuse

14.1

Collect and dispose

14.1

Local policy

14.2

Clean holders/containers

14.2

14.3

Replace disposable liners/ containers

14.3

16.

Cleaning equipment

16.1

16.1

to

Clean and dry

X

7

to

16.6

16.6