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02
JUL
2017

What You Need To Know About Your Industrial Cleaning Project

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When it comes to cleaning and maintaining your factory or other industrial facility, it’s important to understand the importance of having it done properly. It’s also important to know who you are working with to get the job done while staying within the constraints of current regulations. There are challenges and safety risks involved anytime an industrial cleaning project is started. But with the right equipment and the properly trained personnel in charge of the project, you are less likely to encounter any issues.

Why is having regular industrial cleaning an important component of maintaining your facility? Number one is it can impact employee productivity. Believe it or not, your employees take pride in their workplace. And if they take pride in their workplace, naturally they are more productive if the workplace is kept safe and clean. Keeping your facility clean can also affect the health of your workers, so there is less downtime. Which leads to more profit for your facility.

How much investment do you have in your equipment and tools? Do you think they are worth protecting? It’s amazing how the little things in an operation can cause such issues both with personnel and with equipment downtime. Having happy employees can lead to safer working conditions, more conscientious workers, less downtime, and more profit. So when you think about all these factors, industrial cleaning is a great investment for any facility. And there is generally no downtime for the cleaning.

When working with an industrial cleaning service, you need to work with someone who has the experience, the training, and the communication skills to let you know step-by-step what is involved in completing the project. Effective and open communication is an essential part of the process.

Finally, here are three questions you need to ask any company you are considering hiring for an industrial cleaning project:
Are you insured? This should go without saying, but you would be surprised at the number of companies who do not take care of this component. You have to make sure you are protected.
How do you train your employees? Knowing how employees within the organization you are considering are trained will go a long way towards giving you peace of mind the job will be done right and on time. You may also consider asking about their hiring practices and screening process for new hires.
Get background information or references. How many years have they been in business? What is their experience level? This may take a little time and effort to do, but could save you a lot of heartache in the future.
We are both Avetta and ISNetworld certified. Both of them, stringent clearinghouses for contractors. We are members of the Better Business Bureau and the Gadsden Etowah Chamber of Commerce.

Our staff is trained annually in OSHA, EPA and DOT. We are certified Trainers for EPA and DOT. We are certified Confined Space Rescue contractors with certification in HeartSaver CPR and first aid. We are also an Emergency Response contractor.

As you can see, we have all the credentials and experience to handle whatever comes our way. I hope this gives you a little insight into how to get started the right way with your industrial cleaning project.

As always, call us at 256-492-3704.

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