You should never walk on wet floors. However, if it becomes necessary, do so with
care to avoid slipping.
Do not use any cleaning agents, chemicals or materials for any purpose other than
for what they are supplied for
Always display WET FLOOR signs.
The correct use of warning signs is clearly explained on posters displayed in the
cleaners' cupboards 'WARNING SIGNS'.
3. CLEANING MATERIALS
Always ensure that you are using the correct cleaning solutions or materials.
Do not use any cleaning agents, chemical or materials for any purpose other than
that for which they are supplied.
NEVER MIX OR EXPERIMENT WITH ANY SOLUTION OR CHEMICALS.
Always handle chemicals with care, avoid spillage and contact with the skin. Never
Rubber gloves must be worn at all times whilst using any/all chemicals
Never use a material if you are uncertain about its use.
All containers must be clearly marked. Chemicals must not be decanted into unmarked
containers. Spare labels are provided so that all chemical containers including
trigger sprays must be clearly labelled with their contents. If you are unsure of
the contents of a container, DO NOT USE IT. Pour it down the cleaners' cupboard
drain and flush away with plenty of water.
4. LADDERS AND ACCESS EQUIPMENT
Do not work above head height without a stepladder.
Where ladders or other access equipment are being used, ensure that they are safe
before using them.
Ensure that the base of the equipment is secure and will not slip.
Do not use equipment for any purpose for which it is not intended.
Do not mount a high ladder unless a member of staff is securing the bottom of the
Ensure all passers-by are aware of any hazard, e.g. use Warning Signs.
Always follow the manufacturer's instruction provided with the equipment.
5. LIFTING LOADS
Take care when lifting a heavy weight. Get assistance if necessary.