As cleaning’s importance and impact on health evolved, the professional JanSan industry elevated in status. With this attention and investment in interest now being paid to a once thought of mature industry — when thought of at all — a rejuvenation occurred.
While that is important, lower product pricing alone will not solve a facility’s biggest challenge today — driving increased efficiency and productivity from the people in charge of cleaning buildings.
Improperly conducted custodial training can be stagnant, resulting in a lack of focus and understanding, and workers may not learn the proper techniques.
If you haven't yet been able to attend a Cleaning Management Institute (CMI) Train the Trainer course, another opportunity is right around the corner.
By diluting the negative stigmas surrounding the service industry, more people will feel energized about embracing the hands-on, technical roles that are at the core of American ingenuity.
Regardless of the excuses or rebuttals, the long and short of it is that we must train for safety.
Whatever strategy an entity decides to take will have a long-term impact on the business, either greatly affecting costs, productivity or both.