Start & Run a Successful Cleaning Business

The UK cleaning industry is huge. Current estimates show that it employs approximately 820,000 people and is worth somewhere in the region of £10 billion. It is a booming industry because cleaning services are in high demand and are considered a necessity. For this reason, the cleaning industry is generally immune from economic downturns.

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Safety in Contract Cleaning

This guidance document provides information in relation to chemical and biological safety with respect to those working in Contract Cleaning. Many different products are used in cleaning companies. The cleaning products chosen depend on the product to be cleaned. Most cleaning products are made up of the following: Acids and bases such as hydrochloric acid,…

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Technical guide to the selection and use of fall prevention and arrest equipment

The following report was prepared by Glasgow Caledonian University, School of the Built and Natural Environment for the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and describes a study on fall prevention and arrest equipment. The risk of a fall must, wherever possible, be designed out. If this is not possible, the above hierarchy must be followed…

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GUIDE FOR MANAGING RISKS FROM HIGH PRESSURE WATER JETTING

This guide provides practical guidance for persons conducting a business or undertaking on how to manage health and safety risks associated with high pressure water jetting operations. It aims to provide users of water jetting systems with guidance on safe operating practices to protect workers and other people who are near water jetting operations.

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Cleaning & Maintenance Guidelines Gardens & Driveways

There are a variety of cleaning methods and products available for removing stains and growths from concrete and natural stone. Although these are generally successful, it can sometimes be difficult to remove stains completely. A regular maintenance regime is effective in the upkeep of a paved area. These notes are meant for general guidance and…

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