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Assessment Task 2: Evaluate Own Performance Part A1.Refer to project work plan and confirm your tasks and responsibilitiesElements of an effective housekeeping planDust and Dirt RemovalVacuum cleaners for removing light dust and dirt are a must in order to maintain a highlevel of hygiene. Wetting floors before sweeping reduces the amount of airborne dust.The grime that can be found in places like windows, shelves, piping, lockers, orcupboards may also require manual detailed cleaning. Always make sure that yourcleaning materials such as mops and towels are clean and hygienic, too.MaintenanceThe overall maintenance of buildings and equipment is definitely the most significantelement of proper housekeeping. Maintenance features keeping the equipment in anefficient and safe working order. This includes the maintenance of sanitary facilities andregularly painting the walls. It is very important to fix or replace damaged or brokenitems quickly. Employee FacilitiesEmployee facilities need to be regularly maintained. Therefore, the cleanliness of lockersand washroom facilities must be maintained at least once in each shift. These facilitiesmust also have everything necessary for maintaining personal hygiene, such as soapsand towels.Waste DisposalThe regular collection of waste as well as its sorting and grading presents a goodhousekeeping practice. It is very important to separate recyclable materials from thosegoing to waste disposal facilities. All waste containers should be clearly marked,especially with signs for plastic, glass, metal, etc.Tools and EquipmentTool housekeeping and orderly arrangement is very important. If employees return thetools immediately after use, the chance of tools being lost or misplaced will be minimal.Workers should also repair and clean every tool they use at their workplace.Employee FacilitiesEmployee facilities need to be regularly maintained. Therefore, the cleanliness of lockersand washroom facilities must be maintained at least once in each shift. These facilitiesmust also have everything necessary for maintaining personal hygiene, such as soapsand towels.Storage
Smart organization of stored materials is essential for overcoming problems withmaterial storage. Fewer strain injuries will occur if manual handling is reduced.Stockpiles should not be located in a busy and frequent area at the workplace, but theyshould still be available and accessible when required only.SurfacesPoor floor condition is probably the leading reason for accidents at the workplace.Cleaning up any spilled oil or other liquid immediately is crucial. However, there areareas like entrance ways that cannot be cleaned continuously. In order to solve thatproblem, these areas should have anti-slip flooring. Regarding the walls, thehousekeeping program should outline the standards and regulations for applicablecolors.

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