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Physical Plant

Physical Plant

Services - Frequency Schedule

Custodial Tasks and Frequencies

(D) – Daily     (W) – Weekly     (M) – Monthly

Physical Plant has recently introduced a new outline of tasks and frequencies for the variety of space categories on our campus.  As the program continues to grow we will introduce project work and long-term maintenance including carpet cleaning, floor stripping and waxing, high dusting and other monthly and semi-annual maintenance projects.  Please check back regularly for updates.

Washrooms

Sanitize door knobs/handles (D)

Refill all dispensers and sanitize (D)

Remove trash, replace liners and sanitize containers by wiping with disinfectant (D)

Sanitize sinks, counters, mirrors, chrome fixtures and changing stations (D)

Sanitize toilet bowl, toilet seat and surfaces inside/outside (D)

Sanitize urinal surfaces inside/outside (D)

Sweep floor (D)

Damp mop floor (D)

Dust and damp wipe piping under sink (W)

Detail clean and damp wipe changing stations, cabinets, corners, shelves (W)

Detail clean all partitions and partition doors (W)

        DAILY MAINTENANCE OF WASHROOMS: 8AM-9PM, Mondays-Fridays

       Remove litter on counters and floors

       Wipe sinks, counters

       Wipe toilet seats, toilet surfaces and urinal surfaces as needed

       Check dispensers, refill as needed

Classrooms - Carpet

Sanitize door knobs/handles (D)

Empty pencil sharpeners and wipe clean (D)

Clean writing boards (white or chalk) and trays, clean erasers (D)

Remove chalk from lecterns and place on chalk trays under boards

Wipe all surfaces of lectern free from chalk dust and other materials; do not clean the electronic equipment (D)

Remove all litter (D)

Remove trash, replace liners and spot clean containers (D)

Vacuum floor, move furniture that can be easily moved, vacuum under desks, corners, under chairs (D)

Spot clean tables, desks, chairs and furniture surfaces (D)

Dust shelves and window sills (W)

Damp wipe all furniture surfaces (W)

Vacuum/brush all fabric furniture (W)

Dust all flat surfaces (W)

Classrooms – Hard Floor

Sanitize door knobs/handles (D)

Empty pencil sharpeners and wipe clean (D)

Clean writing boards (white or chalk) and trays, clean erasers (D)

Remove chalk from lecterns and place on chalk trays under boards (D)

Wipe all surfaces of lectern free from chalk dust and other materials; do not clean the electronic equipment (D)

Remove all litter (D)

Remove trash, replace liners and spot clean containers (D)

Dust mop all hard floor surfaces, move furniture that can easily be moved, dust mop under desks, corners and under chairs (D)

Damp mop all hard floor surfaces, move furniture that can easily be moved, damp mop under desks, corners and under chairs (D)

Spot clean tables, desks, chairs and furniture surfaces (D)

Dust shelves and window sills (W)

Damp wipe furniture surfaces (W)

Vacuum/brush all fabric furniture (W)

Dust all flat surfaces (W)

Science/Medical/Research Labs AND Attached Offices

Sanitize door knobs/handles (D)

Empty pencil sharpeners and wipe clean (D)

Clean writing board (white or chalk) and trays, clean erasers (D)

Remove chalk from lecterns and place on chalk trays under boards (D)

Wipe all surfaces of lectern free from chalk dust and other materials; do not clean the electronic equipment (D)

Remove all litter (D)

Remove trash, replace liners and spot clean containers (D)

Sanitize sinks and sink fixtures (D)

Spot clean table tops, desk tops, chairs (D)

Dust mop all hard floor surfaces, move furniture that can easily be moved, dust mop under desks, corners and under chairs  (D)

Damp mop all hard floor surfaces, move furniture that can easily be moved, damp mop under desks, corners and under chairs (D)

Flush eyewash stations in MARRAM (W)

Dust shelves and window sills  (W)

Damp wipe furniture surfaces (W)

Dust all flat surfaces (W)

Flush eyewash stations in DUNES (M)

Auditorium + Stage

Sanitize door knobs/handles  (D)

Empty pencil sharpeners and wipe clean (D)

Clean writing boards and trays, clean erasers (D)

Wipe all surfaces of lectern free from dust and other materials; do not clean the electronic equipment

Remove all litter (D)

Remove trash, replace liners and spot clean containers (D)

Vacuum all carpet floor surfaces, move furniture that can be easily moved, vacuum under desks, corners, under chairs (D)

Dust mop all hard floor surfaces (D)

Damp mop all hard floor surfaces (D)

Vacuum chairs – seats and backs (W)

Damp wipe all furniture and tab tops (W)

Dust all flat surfaces (W)

Student Technology Center (MARRAM/LIBRARY)

Sanitize door knobs/handles  (D)

Remove all litter (D)

Remove trash, replace liners and spot clean containers (D)

Vacuum all carpet floor surfaces, move furniture that can be easily moved, vacuum under desks, corners, under chairs (D)

Spot clean tables, desks, chairs and furniture surfaces (D)

Dust shelves and window sills (W)

Damp wipe all furniture surfaces (W)

Vacuum/brush all fabric furniture (W)

Dust all flat surfaces (W)

        DAILY MAINTENANCE OF STC: 8AM-8PM, Mondays-Fridays

       Remove litter

       Spot clean tables

Offices - Carpet

Remove trash, replace liners as needed, spot clean containers (D)

Spot vacuum/brush chairs, couches and other upholstered furniture in reception/lounge areas (D)

Sanitize door knobs/handles (W)

Dust desk surfaces, shelves, sills, ledges and cabinets (W)

Vacuum exposed carpet floor surfaces, move furniture that can be easily moved, vacuum under desks, corners, under chairs (W)

Offices – Hard Floor

Remove trash, replace liners as needed, spot clean containers (D)

Spot vacuum/brush chairs, couches and other upholstered furniture in reception/lounge areas (D)

Sanitize door knobs/handles (W)

Dust desk surfaces, shelves, sills, ledges and cabinets (W)

Dust mop all hard floor surfaces, move furniture that can easily be moved, dust mop under desks, corners and under chairs (W)

Damp mop all hard floor surfaces, move furniture that can easily be moved, damp mop under desks, corners and under chairs (W)

Kitchen/Break Room – Within Office Suites/Office Areas

Remove trash, replace liners and spot clean containers (D)

Refill soap and paper towel dispensers as needed and sanitize daily (D)

Dust mop all hard floor surfaces, move furniture that can easily be moved, dust mop under tables, chairs, carts  (D)

Sanitize sink and sink fixtures (D)

Damp wipe counters and tables (D)

Sanitize door knobs/handles  (W)

Damp mop all hard floor surfaces, move furniture that can easily be moved, damp mop under desks, corners and under chairs (W)

Vacuum carpet floor surfaces (W)

Damp wipe seats (W)

Vacuum/brush all fabric furniture (W)

Conference Rooms

Sanitize door knobs/handles (D)

Remove trash, replace liners and spot clean containers (D)

Spot vacuum/brush chairs and organize furniture (D)

Dust mop all hard floor surfaces (D)

Dust shelves and window sills (W)

Damp wipe all furniture surfaces (W)

Vacuum carpet surfaces, move furniture that can be easily moved, vacuum under desks, corners, under chairs (W)

Vacuum/brush all fabric furniture (W)

Vending Machine and Microwave Areas

Remove trash, replace liners and sanitize containers (D)

Dust mop all hard floor surfaces (D)

Damp mop all hard floor surfaces (D)

Damp wipe counters (D)

Damp wipe microwaves inside and out (D)

Sanitize sinks and sink fixtures (D)

Refill dispensers and sanitize (D)

Damp wipe vending machine surfaces (W)

Lounges

Remove trash, replace liners and sanitize containers (D)

Vacuum all carpet floor surfaces (D)

Damp wipe counters and tables (D)

Dust mop all hard floor surfaces (D)

Damp mop all hard floor surfaces (D)

Dust and damp wipe computer kiosks in Moraine (D)

Detail vacuum furniture grooves and all fabric furniture, vacuum under cushions (W)

Damp wipe all furniture surfaces (W)

        DAILY MAINTENANCE OF LOUNGES: 8AM-8PM, Mondays-Friday

       Remove litter

       Spot clean tables

Main Lobbies + Entrances

Remove litter (D)

Remove trash, replace liners and spot clean containers  (D)

Sanitize door knobs/handles (D)

Clean glass doors and frames inside and outside surfaces including handicap access buttons (D)

Organize furniture, newspapers, magazines or other publications displayed in the area (D)

Damp wipe all furniture surfaces and counters (D)

Dust computer kiosks in Marram, Dunes, and Hawthorn  (D)

Clean and sanitize water fountains (D)

Vacuum floor mats  (D)

Vacuum carpet floor surfaces  (D)

Dust mop all hard floor surfaces (D)

Spot mop hard floor (summer) (D)

Machine scrub all hard floor surfaces (winter/spring) (D)

2-3 times per week = Sweep outside stoop/entrance area (W)

Machine scrub all hard floor surfaces (summer) (W)

Dust all ledges, window sills and window/door frames (W)

        DAILY MAINTENANCE OF MAIN LOBBIES + ENTRANCES: 8AM-8PM, Mondays-Fridays

       Remove litter

Hallways

Remove litter (D)

Remove trash, replace liners and sanitize containers (D)

Vacuum all carpet floor surfaces  (D)

Dust mop all hard floor surfaces (D)

Spot mop hard floor surfaces (summer) (D)

Machine scrub/damp mop all hard floor surfaces (winter/spring) (D)

Clean and sanitize water fountains (D)

Dust all fixtures, ledges, window sills and window/door frames (W)

Buff all hard floor surfaces and clean baseboards (M)

Dust, vacuum and spot clean vents (M)

        DAILY MAINTENANCE OF HALLWAYS: 8AM-8PM, Mondays-Fridays

       Remove litter

       Spot mop spills and stains

Stairways and Stairs

Sanitize door knobs/handles (D)

Remove litter (D)

Sweep all hard floors (D)

Spot mop spills, stains and spot clean carpets (D)

Damp wipe all railings, window sills, ledges, and low heating vents/units (W)

Detail clean corners and damp mop floors (W)

Detail damp mop all floor/stair surfaces, especially corners of each step (M)

        DAILY MAINTENANCE OF STAIRS: 8AM-8PM, Mondays-Fridays

       Remove litter

       Spot mop spills and stains

Elevators

Remove litter (D)

Damp wipe and polish all surfaces (D)

Dust and damp mop all hard floors (D)

Detail vacuum elevator tracks (M)

Library Spaces

Sanitize door knobs/handles (D)

Remove litter (D)

Remove trash, replace liners and spot clean containers (D)

Vacuum all high traffic areas (D)

Dust mop hard surface floors (D)

Damp mop high traffic hard floor surface areas (D)

Damp wipe all table tops (D)

Machine scrub/damp mop all hard floor surfaces (W)

Detail vacuum all carpet surfaces including corners, edges, under chairs/desks, and hidden areas (W)

Dust all window blinds and vents (M)

Dust all window sills and detail clean window and door frames (M)

Spot dust exposed shelf and furniture surfaces (M)

        DAILY MAINTENANCE OF LIBRARY SPACES: 8AM-8PM, Mondays-Fridays

       Remove litter

       Spot mop spills and stains

       Spot clean table tops

Fitness Centers

Remove litter (D)

Remove trash, replace liners and sanitize containers (D)

Sanitize door knobs/handles (D)

Clean mirrors (D)

Dust mop hard floor surfaces (D)

Disinfect floors with approved products designed by manufacturer (D)

Damp wipe counters, window sills and door/window frames (W)

Gym

Sanitize door knobs/handles (D)

Dust mop floor (D)

Spot clean seats and steps of bleachers when open and set up (D)

Vacuum carpets/floor mats (D)

Spot mop floor (D)

Machine scrub floor (W)

Track

Sanitize door knobs/handles (D)

Dust mop floor (D)

Damp mop/machine scrub floor (winter/spring) (D)

Damp mop/machine scrub floor (summer) (W)

Locker Rooms and Showers

Remove litter (D)

Remove trash, replace liners and sanitize containers (D)

Sanitize door knobs/handles (D)

Detail clean and sanitize shower stalls, chrome fixtures, and mirrors (D)

Dust mop all hard floor surfaces (D)

Damp mop and sanitize all hard floor surfaces (D)

Dust all vertical and horizontal surfaces including baseboards, top of lockers, benches, etc. (W)

Machine scrub all ceramic and stone floor surfaces (M)