Carpet & Tile Cleaning SAFETY RULES

Objective: To provide guidelines for the establishment of a safe work environment. The Safety Rules listed in this program apply to everyone employed by the company.

On Location:

  • Wet floor signs
  • Caution tape
  • Care with moving furniture
  • Furniture blocks and tabs when returning furniture
  • Door guards and plastic tabs to cover hoses from contacting furniture
  • Walk off mats used as staging area to place unused equipment or chemicals
  • MSDS Sheets

Employee Rules:

  • Proper footwear and clothing shall be worn at all times.
  • All employees will wear, as required; the personal protective equipment assigned to them and maintains it in a sanitary condition.
  • Do not operate any machine with which you are unfamiliar without first obtaining the proper instruction.
  • Equipment must never be repaired until after the machine is turned off and unplugged.
  • Never leave equipment running when it is not in use.
  • Never operate electrical equipment around wet areas.
  • Never jerk cords out of outlets.
  • Do not leave objects or spills on the floor which might cause others to trip and fall.
  • Do not block fire exits or traffic lanes.
  • Always observe proper lifting procedures. Get help when lifting heavy objects.
  • Never dump dirty mop water or other liquids outdoors.
  • Always stay in assigned areas. Failure to do so is a violation of safety and security.
  • Wash hands as often as possible.
  • Never mix chemicals or remove labels from chemical bottles.

Whenever in doubt about the safety of any given situation, contact a supervisor before continuing. As previously stated, our work is never so urgent or important that we cannot take time to do it safely.