Benefits of a cleaner office and how it can positively affect employees performance in your organisation.
Employees are returning to the office both in full-time and hybrid capacities. Whether employees started a new job during the pandemic or are entering the workforce, there are many employees experiencing their offices for the first time.
According to Microsoft’s 2022 Work Trend Index Report, 50 percent of business leaders say their company is currently or planning to focus on requiring full-time in-person work in the year ahead. With the transition back to the office, it is essential for office facilities to be in their best condition to make a great first impression while keeping employees safe and healthy.
However, facility managers are facing post-pandemic cleanliness requirements with essential supplies on backorder as well as a restricted labor pool. This current environment makes keeping buildings clean a challenge, but when companies streamline cleaning processes, saving time and energy, all while reducing the amount of cleaning supplies they buy.
Here are continuous improvement tips from Solid Rock Facility Management Company Limited to stop the spread of illness, while maintaining a healthy bottom line.
REMOVING UNNECESSARY CLUTTER AND ORGANIZE
Then, make sure products and equipment are easy to find, get, and return. Hanging signs, labeling drawers, and making products accessible creates a welcoming environment and causes less confusion for new employees who are entering the office space for the first time. Organization of supplies is also important to ensure that cleaning staff can quickly locate, retrieve, and return cleaning products and equipment to storage closets.
Eliminating guesswork from the cleaning process ensures the facility is being cleaned and disinfected the same way, every day. The facility should also include standardized directions for maintaining new low-touch technology such as printers, monitors, and door entry. Solid Rock, recommends touch-free restrooms including automatic dispensers, sinks, towel and tissue dispensers and toilets and we can help your organisation in achieving. This reduces cross-contamination, waste, and refill maintenance, as well as restroom visitors prefer the convenience of touchless fixtures and hygienic environment