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Housekeeper (Commercial, Residential, Industrial)
Safety and Workplace Orientation - 250 req. hrs
Learn and follow employer building safety protocols.
Learn and follow equipment safety protocols.
Learn and follow materials safety protocols.
Learn and understand the need for a sanitary workspace: Chemical and equipment sanitation / Pest control / Miscellaneous problem areas.
Properly test and apply potentially hazardous chemicals.
Don and doff Personal Protective Equipment (when required).
Practice proper body mechanics: learn safer and less strenuous methods for moving furniture and equipment.
Demonstrate accident-avoidance skills.
Safeguard against disease.
Equipment Use and Maintenance - 700 req. hrs
Use manual cleaning tools, including but not limited to: brooms, mops, buckets, squeegees, ladders, rags, spray bottles, etc.
Use power cleaning equipment, including but not limited to: buffers, vacuum cleaners, carpet shampooers.
Maintain cleaning equipment.
Recognize and report equipment problems/malfunctions/defects, etc.
Basic Housekeeping Skills - 900 req. hrs
Clean resilient and hard surface floors, such as: vinyl, ceramic, quarry tile, and terrazzo.
Clean carpets, using proper method dependent on fiber types.
Clean fiberglass and porcelain in bathrooms.
Clean walls with different finishes: painted, papered, paneled.
Clean ceilings of various types: painted, textured, wood.
Clean windows: draperies, shades, glass, blinds, and fixtures.
Clean furniture with methods appropriate to finish: fabric, vinyl, etc.
Clean kitchens/kitchenettes, etc.
Stage room(s)/spaces for occupants.
Inventory and Supplies - 50 req. hrs
Manage and maintain cleaning supplies: order, receive, issue, control, store, and cost items.
Safety and Health - 44 req. hrs
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Right-to-Know/Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
Basic Workplace Safety or OSHA 10-Hour General Industry course
First Aid – minimum 6.5 hours
Sexual Harassment Prevention – must comply with Section 201-g of the Labor Law