Safety Tips on Office Vacuuming
Published on Monday, 12 October 2009
Vacuuming the office is quite necessary especially since it represents the company to its clients. Employees also need to have a clean workplace in order to be productive. However, vacuuming can only be effective if done correctly and safely.
First and foremost, employees tasked to do the vacuuming should always check the vacuum cords to avoid electrocuting themselves and other employees. To make sure that furniture and the vacuum cleaner is not damaged, bumping between the vacuum cleaner and the furniture should not happen. Cables and cords should not rub corners either.
If you are vacuuming while work is going on, never unplug other equipment as this could disrupt the smooth work process. You could also damage other equipment and corrupt important office data files.
To be efficient, it would be better to plug the vacuum cleaner to an outlet nearest to the area where you are working. Start on one spot and systematically move in one direction until you cover the whole room or area. If you have to move some furniture, make sure you put them right back where you got them.
Of course, you will only be efficient if you vacuum the office as often as you can. This way, the office will be clean always. You will also prolong the life of the furniture and the carpets. And even if you do this daily, you have to make sure that you give carpets detail vacuuming at least once a month to be sure that carpets are free from stains and that carpets will look nice and new longer. With clean and fresh smelling carpets and furniture, the office would surely have a good image and everyone would surely be happy to work there. More news