h103-housekeeping

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Senior Housing Management
SOP# H103 Revision 0
Effective Date: 02/11/2005
Prepared By: DCW
Title: Housekeeping and Chemicals
Approved By: CAM
Purpose: To alert facility housekeeping staff to the dangers of mixing chemicals.
Scope: This applies to all facilities managed by Sun Management Services Inc.
Policy: The following policies are to be followed by all housekeeping staff in our
facilities:
1.
Chemicals are purchased by the facility from approved chemical suppliers only.
2.
No chemicals are to be brought into the facility without:
A.)
The prior authorization of management, and
B.)
A written MSDS
3.
Staff should not mix chemicals, for any reason. Mixing chemicals can kill people.
We do not want our staff or residents to be ill or injured due to inappropriate
chemical use.
4.
If facility staff does not know which chemical to use or how to use a chemical,
they should read the label on the bottle. If they still do not understand, they
should seek help before they use the chemical inappropriately.
5.
Chemicals should only be in marked containers. If a chemical is removed from a
primary marked container and put into an unmarked secondary container it
should be labeled with the brand name that is on the primary container.
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