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ICAN/ATEX: How do I determine the proper number of employees needed?

October 10, 2012
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ICAN/ATEX: How do I determine the proper number of employees needed?

Many cleaning professionals visit the International Custodial Advisers Network (ICAN) Ask the Experts page for insight and, every business day, we deliver advice to better help you perform your job.

Wednesday’s Question:ICANATEX Logo

How many full-time employees (FTEs) would 1,260,787 cubic square feet require?

Wednesday’s Answer:

I'm not sure.

If your people can cover 3,000 square feet per hour each, an eight-hour shift will cover 24,000 square feet for each person. The math shows the total square feet area then requiring 52.5 workers to do the job.

Note that there are variables that affect … - Lynn Krafft, owner of Krafft Cleaning Service Inc. and ICAN/ATEX editor.

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