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Draft a return to work cleaning plan Words Tim Poskin

Consider the outcomes of your cleaning program in the recovery phase of the global pandemic.

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n the post-pandemic world, cleaning is going to be different. Whether you need to increase cleaning and disinfection levels or decrease your cleaning budget spending after your pandemic response, one thing is clear – there is going to be change. The ability to quickly develop and implement proven strategies to meet this change is critical to your organisation’s success. As this new reality unfolds, organisations need to have a robust return-to-work cleaning plan that clearly outlines what a return to business entails. To help, here are the elements your plan should include to achieve desired outcomes during the recovery phase.

INITIAL ASSESSMENT The arrival of the global pandemic has demanded cleaning organisations dive deep into operations, expectations, and outcomes. New outcomes may be complicated to understand as organisations search to find answers and definition from numerous sources. The first step is defining your organisation’s status to gain insight about the strengths, stability, and weaknesses of your entire operation, as well as opportunities resulting from today’s new requirements. It is easy to lose sight of the big picture when meeting the numerous daily pandemic requirements has become a habit. Without

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Published for more than 30 years, INCLEAN has evolved into a communications portfolio that delivers need-to-know information to contracted a...

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Published for more than 30 years, INCLEAN has evolved into a communications portfolio that delivers need-to-know information to contracted a...