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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

FREQUENCY TEMPLATE
DEPARTMENTS - PANTRY
SPECIFICATION CODE E13

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

X

2

1.2

OR

1.3

Suction clean

X

3

1.3

1.4

Damp mop

X

3

1.4

1.5

Spot mop

X

2

1.5

1.6

Spray clean

1.6

OR

1.7

Buff/burnish

X

1

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

2.1

2.2

Suction clean

2.2

2.3

Spillage/stain removal

2.3

2.4

Deep clean

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

X

1/4

4.2

4.3

Clean inside of locker

4.3

4.4

Periodic clean according to type

X

1

4.4

4.5

Clean all wheels and castors

X

1

4.5

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.

Telephones

7.1

Damp clean

7.1

8.

Paintwork - wall - doors

8.1

Remove marks

X

X

1/4

8.1

9.

Glass partitions, panels and ceramic wall tiles

9.1

Clean

X

X

1/4

9.1

12.

Soap and towels

12.1

Replenish supplies

X

X

1/4

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

15

Kitchen Fixtures-FittingsAppliances

15.1

Clean spillages

X

5

15.1

15.2

Damp clean outside surfaces

X

1

15.2

15.3

De-frost refrigerator and clean

X

1

15.3

15.4

Defrost deep freeze and clean

X

1

15.4

15.5.1

Icemaker storage compartment

X

1

15.5.1

15.5.2

Icemaker

X

2

15.5.2

15.6

Strip and clean cooker

X

1

15.6

15.7

Clean behind and under appliances

X

6

15.7

15.8

Clean shelves and interior of cupboards

X

1

15.8

15.9

Clean other kitchen appliances

X

1

15.9

15.10

Clean heated cabinet

15.10

15.11

Clean microwave oven

X

1

15.11

15.12

Clean kitchen trolleys

15.12

15.13

Clean waste disposal units

X

1

15.13

16.

Cleaning equipment

16.1

16.1

to

X

5

to

16.6

Clean and dry

16.6

FREQUENCY TEMPLATE
DEPARTMENTS - WORKSHOPS - WORKS DEPARTMENT
SPECIFICATION CODE E15

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

2.1

Remove debris

2.1

2.2

Suction clean

2.2

2.3

Spillage/stain removal

2.3

2.4

Deep clean

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 fittings

Local policy

4.1

Remove debris

4.1

4.2

Damp clean

4.2

4.3

Periodic clean according to type

4.3

4.4

Clean all wheels and castors

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.

Telephones

7.1

Damp clean

X

1

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

11.

Window Blinds

11.1

Suction clean

X

1

11.1

11.2

Remove and clean

1

11.2

Specialist clean

11.3

Opening and closing mechanism

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

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