Recommended Procedures and Precautions for Staff Cleaning

Most employers cut cost during office move by relying on their staffs for certain tasks such as cleaning of files, documents, desk, office storage units and others. However, whether it is the duty of the staffs to do such tasks or not, you have to ensure that they take the necessary procedures and precaution to avoid exposure to dust, dust mite and mold. If you don't take the right steps and your staffs are exposed to these inhalation hazards, aggrieved staffs can initiate a court action against you. This is why it is important that you take the necessary precaution not to just to avert any lawsuit but to help your staffs. Below are some of the recommended procedures and precautions to take for staff cleaning.


Inspect the material for mold

Mold is a fungus that is present in any place but in inactive state. It will only become active when there is favorable condition for its existence. You may not see it with your naked especially when it still its nascent stage. However, there are mold remediation services that have the necessary tools, expertise and knowledge to determine the existence of mold in any place. You can hire such service in order to determine whether or not your files and documents are contaminated by mold and other fungi or microorganism that will constitute some problems to your staff.


Provide them with machine washable clothes

It is advisable that you provide your staffs with machine washable clothes to be worn during cleaning. An overall covering type of clothes is the ideal. So, they will not have any contamination. The clothes should be machine washed so that after cleaning, they can easily wash it to keep it ready for the next time they will continue with the cleaning tasks in case they are not able to complete it on the same day.


Provide them with gloves

Gloves provide cover to the fingers, palm and even the arm depending on how lengthy it is. It is available in a number of types in the market. But you should not buy any close you see. What determines a suitable glove is the type of hazard available in the place as well as the cleaning solutions to be used. If you are using bleach and cleaning agents, you have to look for gloves suitable for the cleaning agents you prefer.


Provide respirator or face mask

Inhalation hazard becomes airborne once they are present. So, you have to ensure that your staffs do not breathe in these microorganisms by providing them with respirator. There are half mask respirator with HEPA filter and disposable half-mask respirator. What determines the right respirator to buy is the type of inhalation hazard that is present. For example, if your office, files or documents they will clean are contaminated with mold, you have to provide them with respirator featuring HEPA filter because it will offer them a better protection.


Educate them on the potential hazard

It is important to educate your staffs on the potential hazards, so that they will know exactly what are involved. If you don't educate them, they will not know what and what are involved or even appreciate the reason why they should take precaution and put on the tools provided to them.




How to Choose the Right Career

Most students find it difficult to choose the right career. Indeed, it may somehow be challenging and tricky for someone who has not been in the labor market to choose a career that will match with their aspiration, ability, dream and goal. The right career is not just a high paying job. Certain factors such as your skills, proficiency in the career you choose, the chances of getting employed, your interest, the remuneration and others together make a career good or bad for you. This means that before you choose the right career, there are a number of factors that you should take into consideration. Here are some of these the tips that you should apply in order to choose the right career.


Consider your interest

The first factor that you should consider when it is time for you to choose a life career is your interest. Most young people make the mistake of pursuing the interest of their parents rather their own interest. There is nothing wrong for your parents to help you choose your life career. But when choosing it, you should not overlook your interest. It is you that will be doing the job after all said and done. And so, if you have no interest in the career you choose, you will definitely not have job satisfaction from it. This is why it is important for you to consider your interest first. Here are some factors to consider in order to know a type of job that will satisfy your interest:

  • Identifying people who you admire their career: look around you and take note of working class people around that you love what they do or the type of career they follow. That may be your ideal career.
  • What are your hobbies? Your hobbies are those thing you like doing anytime you are free. Some of these hobbies reflect the needs of the real world. So, you can turn your hobby into your future career. For example, if you like playing football and you can play it very well, you may consider becoming a professional football.
  • What is your best subject? Each subject leads to a particular career in life. So, check the courses or subjects you enjoy doing while in school and follow a career that they lead to.

Consider your skill

The second factor that you should not forget to take into consideration is your skill. You can only do well in your profession if you have the necessary skills. Practice will only help you to perfect the act. For example, if you are good in drawing or construction, you may consider going into arts or building construction. But if you are not able to draw, it simply means that you don't have the necessary skills to do well in the career.

Look at the present labour market in your locality and how it will be in the future

Some careers have better job prospects. So, if you want to get employment easily, you should consider choosing lucrative careers or fields where there are lots of vacancies. 


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