Cleaning Equipments Used In Housekeeping

    cleaning equipments

  • (cleaning equipment) cleaning implement: any of a large class of implements used for cleaning


  • The management of household affairs
  • Money set aside or given for such a purpose
  • A department within a hotel or other residential facility that oversees the cleaning of rooms and the provision of necessities such as towels and glassware
  • Housekeeping or housecleaning is the systematic process of making a home neat and clean in approximately that order. This may be applied more broadly than just to an individual home, or as a metaphor for a similar “clean up” process applied elsewhere such as a procedural reform.
  • housework: the work of cleaning and running a house
  • In computer programming, housekeeping can refer either to a standard entry or exit routine appended to a user written block of code (such as a subroutine or function, sometimes known as a function prologue and epilogue) at its entry and exit or, alternatively, to any other automated or manual

    used in

  • GOPTIONS statement; GDEVICE procedure; GDEVICE Parameters window
  • The object class definitions which require or allow an attribute of this type when creating that class of object.
  • Highlight a term from the search results and click Used In.  This shows all dependencies, which are the rules where the term is attached.

cleaning equipments used in housekeeping

cleaning equipments used in housekeeping – Green and

Green and Clean: Natural Cleaning in Bedrooms and Bathrooms
Green and Clean: Natural Cleaning in Bedrooms and Bathrooms
Many of the cleaning products we use contain harmful toxins and chemicals, often without our knowing it. They are in our window cleaners, our carpet cleaners, and our furniture polishes. They have the potential to harmfully affect our breathing, our skin, our children, and our environment.

In Book 3 of The Green and Clean series on bedrooms and bathrooms, you will:

Learn why it is smart and safer to go green with your cleaning products
Discover why cleaning naturally is eco friendly
Learn the main ingredients found in green cleaning
See how to save money cleaning house with your own products
Enjoy some household cleaning recipes to get you started with clean and green products
Continue your journey as you learn how to go green and make your bedrooms and bathrooms safer and healthier places in your home.


In this class, you’ll learn:
• Practicing good housekeeping habits is the most effective method of eliminating FOD. "Good housekeeping" is nothing more than keeping work centers and work areas clean and orderly, ensuring extra items are picked up after task completion and accounting for all equipment and hardware at the completion of a job. Thorough, regular flight line FOD walks which include all aircraft parking areas and aircraft hangars are fundamental to preventing FOD damage.
• A tool left inside an aircraft can kill. One of Murphy’s Laws holds that a stray tool will migrate to the place where it can do the most damage–like FOD’ing an engine or jamming flight controls–resulting in the loss of a crew and aircraft. Effective tool control programs throughout the unit are crucial. It may surprise you to learn that the Composite Tool Kit (CTK) concept hasn’t always been in existence. It wasn’t until the 1970’s that Air Force guidance was implemented to curtail the number of mishaps occurring due to lost/unaccounted for tools. When you account for tools, equipment and work order residue before departing the job site, you’ve eliminated a huge potential source of FOD mishaps.
• Control of personal equipment–hats, pens, pencils, coins, line badges and the like–is especially important since these items aren’t subject to the same organizational accountability standards as tools, tech data and other equipment.
• Using nondestructive inspection techniques–x-ray, borescope, and other state-of-the-art equipment–is strongly encouraged, particularly during major aircraft maintenance inspections. Early detection of FOD, in obscure or not-easily-accessible areas, has the potential to save people and equipment.
• Due to the environment in which operations are conducted, any number of different sources can drop, blow or otherwise deposit foreign objects in the flight line area. Routine use of vacuums, sweeper trucks, sweeping areas by hand, vehicle tire FOD checks, and FOD walks is a must. Systematic removal of FOD means ensuring hangars, ramps, taxiways, runway, and access roads are safe for daily operations. Regular use of sweeper trucks on runways and taxiways prevents aircraft engine and tire damage. FOD collection cans in maintenance areas can prevent work residue from collecting in the wrong places. Using vacuums for cockpit cleanups and after FOD-generating maintenance–like sheet metal/machine shop type maintenance–removes debris that could lead to disaster.
• And of course, it’s always imperative to maintain heightened situational awareness around operating aircraft engines to prevent ingestion of your ear defenders, ground cord, clothing, tools and the like.

University of Maryland Housekeeping Unit Wins Green Seal Certification

University of Maryland Housekeeping Unit Wins Green Seal Certification
Photo: Harry A. Teabout, III, Director, Building and Landscape Services, accepts certification plaque from Green Seal, October 17, 2012.

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The Housekeeping Services Unit of the University of Maryland’s Facilities Management organization has achieved Green Seal ™ GS-42 Certification, which indicates that its cleaning practices are among the healthiest and most sustainable in the industry. GS-42 is a certification program of Green Seal, an independent non-profit organization that develops life cycle-based sustainability standards for products, services and companies and offers third-party certification for those that meet their rigorous criteria.

The certification means UMD has met the Green Seal standard by reducing waste and encouraging the use of products and methods that are safe for humans and the environment. The University of Maryland and Harvard University are the only institutions of higher education to date that have received certification. Carlo Colella, associate vice president, Facilities Management, says "Green Seal Certification is a truly world class accomplishment that was achieved through a significant team effort led by Mr. Harry Teabout, Director of our Building and Landscape Services Department."

Among the measures that were implemented in order for the university to meet the Green Seal requirements were the replacement of floor burnishers that did not meet emissions and noise limits; the replacement of disposable materials (such as cleaning cloths) with washable, reusable alternatives; and the installation of additional matting at building entrances to keep dirt outside. Employees have also been trained in cleaning techniques and the use of new equipment and products.

These efforts have been made to protect the health and safety of everyone in the UMD community, and will lead to improved indoor air quality and a safer and healthier campus. Scott Lupin, the director of the UMD Office of Sustainability says, "This achievement was the result of great teamwork that will lead to healthier building environments and safer operations for our employees. It is an excellent example of merging the goals of campus sustainability with those of environmental health and safety."

The university was awarded Green Seal GS-42 certification on October 8, 2012.

For more information about the university’s Green Seal certification, please contact Anthony Stewart, coordinator, Housekeeping Services.

cleaning equipments used in housekeeping

Housekeeping: A Novel
A modern classic, Housekeeping is the story of Ruth and her younger sister, Lucille, who grow up haphazardly, first under the care of their competent grandmother, then of two comically bumbling great-aunts, and finally of Sylvie, their eccentric and remote aunt. The family house is in the small Far West town of Fingerbone set on a glacial lake, the same lake where their grandfather died in a spectacular train wreck, and their mother drove off a cliff to her death. It is a town “chastened by an outsized landscape and extravagant weather, and chastened again by an awareness that the whole of human history had occurred elsewhere.” Ruth and Lucille’s struggle toward adulthood beautifully illuminates the price of loss and survival, and the dangerous and deep undertow of transience.


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