A BRAND NEW CONCEPT IN CLEANING MANAGEMENT
August 2005 sees the launch of i-Clean, a unique new cleaning
management system that offers fully integrated modules of activity
to support the cleaning function within any type of organization.
It presents a task based approach to cleaning and has been developed
in accordance with the internationally recognised, British Institute
of Cleaning Science standards.
Steps to Clean, Healthy and Enjoyable Working Environments
|| Module 1 includes a site survey to identify cleaning requirements
with a summary identifying cleaning frequencies and task completion
time expectancies in line with latest industry guidelines.
Module 2 provides a complete financial breakdown and
analysis of the total anticipated cleaning costs for the
workplace, which can be used for benchmarking and provides
an ideal tool to measure costs against quality in determining
Utilising existing expertise within equipment provision
also enables us to offer advice on best practice procedures
and specify and develop whole life costing ratios in relation
to innovative product usage to meet the needs of fast changing
|| For those responsible for managing cleaning staff, Module
3 supports clients in the implementation of necessary policies
and procedures to meet legal requirements, streamline operations
and to help maintain the health and safety of cleaning personnel
working in a variety of different types of workplace. Pictogram
based method statements for cleaning tasks are available along
with site specific risk assessments and full COSHH assessments
(subject to product selection).
|| Recognising some of the people management issues facing
the cleaning industry today, Module 4 offers a variety of
low cost management tools and training aimed at helping clients
to improve cleaning standards and to retain and develop the
skills of their staff. Ongoing contract support through a
24 hour helpline and quarterly updates of changes to HR, health
and safety and cleaning related legislation matters are also
Services can be tailored to meet specific requirements within
a variety of specialist working environments:-
||Food Production & Preparation
To date, the System has been used to provide a variety of
services to a number of organisations including; high
street insurance brokers, Swinton Colonnade, holiday operator
Holidaybreak PLC, and specialist marine and engineering management
company, TechMarine International PLC.
i-Clean’s fully integrated modules of activity can be used
as a benchmarking tool for assessing cleaning service levels,
reviewing resources and looking at new methods and products for
undertaking cleaning tasks. For those with in-house cleaning provision,
i-Clean offers support to the HR function by providing clients
with relevant management and training tools, and keeping them
up to date with changing legislation and health and safety requirements.
Clients can buy as much or as little of i-Clean’s services
to meet their own particular needs - modules are designed to be
totally flexible, with the aim of increasing efficiency, reducing
costs, and providing added value in a variety of ways.
The i-Clean management system has been created to provide support
for facilities managers and cleaning professionals alike.
It is aimed at increasing efficiency, reducing costs, adding value
and providing the reassurance of internationally recognised standards.