Cleaning

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Jan 25, 2017
Safe use of cleaning chemicals in the hospitality industry

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/cais22.pdf

This guidance is principally aimed at employers in the hospitality industry. It also provides advice for employees when handling hazardous substances.

Source: HSE

Jan 25, 2017
Health and Safety in the Cleaning Industry

http://www.hse.gov.uk/cleaning/index.htm

This website provides occupational health and safety advice for those people working in the cleaning industry.

Source: HSE

Jul 01, 2012
Protecting Workers Who Use Cleaning Chemicals

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2012-126/

This INFOSHEET provides information to employers on practices to help keep workers safe when working with cleaning chemicals, including green cleaning products.

Source: NIOSH

Jul 01, 2012
Protecting Workers Who Use Cleaning Chemicals

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2012-126/

This INFOSHEET provides information to employers on practices to help keep workers safe when working with cleaning chemicals, including green cleaning products.

Source: NIOSH

Feb 01, 2011
Cleaning Products and Work-Related Asthma (PDF)

http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/ohsep/Documents/WRA-CleaningProd.pdf

This fact sheet, provided by California Department of Public Health, addresses how cleaning products can cause or trigger work-related asthma.

Source: CDPH

Jan 01, 2011
European Agency for Safety and Health at Work: Managing psychosocial risks with cleaning workers

http://osha.europa.eu/en/publications/e-facts/efact51

Psychosocial risk factors for professional cleaning workers are many and varied. Psychosocial risks include any psychological and social factors that can affect people’s health and well-being, such as stress, violence and bullying.

Source: European Agency for Safety & Health at Work

Jan 01, 2011
European Agency for Safety and Health at Work: Managing psychosocial risks with cleaning workers

http://osha.europa.eu/en/publications/e-facts/efact51

Psychosocial risk factors for professional cleaning workers are many and varied. Psychosocial risks include any psychological and social factors that can affect people’s health and well-being, such as stress, violence and bullying.

Source: European Agency for Safety and Health at Work

Dec 01, 2009
Health and Safety in the Cleaning Industry

http://www.hse.gov.uk/cleaning/index.htm

The cleaning industry employs very large numbers of people in all sectors of the economy, from offices to factories, schools to hospitals, shops to aircraft. This website provides occupational health and safety advice for those people working in the cleaning industry.

Source: HSE

Jun 01, 2005
Safe use of cleaning chemicals in the hospitality industry (PDF)

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/cais22.pdf

Many different types of hazardous cleaning chemicals are used in the hospitality industry. They include washing-up liquids, dishwasher detergents and rinse aids, drain-cleaning products, oven cleaners, disinfectants, toilet cleaners, bleach, sanitisers and descalers.

Source: HSE