health and safety for cleaners

Hard Floor Machine Scrubbing Training

Course Duration: 20+ minutes

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Hard Floor Machine Scrubbing

£25.00 +VAT

Courses Price per Course
1 - 14 £25.00
15 - 24 £22.00
25 - 34 £20.00
35 - 44 £18.00
45 - 59 £15.00
60 - 69 £14.00
70 - 89 £12.00
90 - 99 £10.00
100 - 200 £9.50

This online course will provide participants with an understanding of how to perform hard floor machine scrubbing tasks effectively and safely. Hard floor machine scrubbing uses a rotary floor machine to clean hard floors that do not have any floor polish or protective seals on them.

The use of rotary floor machines present a variety of hazards, including slips, trips and falls, electricity, manual handling and exposure to hazardous substances. Anyone undertaking this task must receive adequate training to ensure they can work without harm to themselves or others.

Course Outline

Hard Floor Machine Scrubbing Training

This online course covers the following sections:

  • Equipment
  • Getting set up
  • Safety checks
  • Preparing for scrubbing
  • Scrubbing
  • Finishing up

Learning Outcomes of Machine Scrubbing Training Online

The trainees participating in this online course will have a great awareness of:

  • Equipment needed for the task of hard floor machine scrubbing
  • Mandatory steps to get set up for hard floor machine scrubbing
  • Pre-use checks of equipment
  • Steps to performing this task
  • How to safely finish up after completing this task

Why Hard Floor Machine Scrubbing Training is Vital

Safety is an important factor in any hard floor machine scrubber, both for the person using the machine and anyone else that may be in the vicinity.

Every machine has its own potential hazards and the hard floor scrubber is no exception. Unsafe contact with a hard floor machine scrubber can lead to musculoskeletal disorders and other work-related injuries.

In this regard, employers have legal duties to protect their workers from possible equipment hazards to ensure safety. These duties are listed under the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER), the Health and Safety at Work, etc. Act 1974 and Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.

Under these laws, employers are responsible for assessing the health hazards that cleaners face while working. They are required by law to provide adequate training that allows cleaners to do their tasks safely.

Benefits of the Machine Scrubbing Training Online

Choosing Human Focus for Hard Floor Scrubbing course offers the following benefits:

  • RoSPA assured
  • Reduces the risk of injuries to cleaners
  • Improves workplace safety
  • Complete at your own pace
  • Easy access
  • Mini quizzes that support retention

Course Details

Study length20+ minutes
Approval bodyRoSPA assured
Target AudienceAll cleaning staff – awareness
FormatOne interactive module with an end of course test
AssessmentOnline multiple-choice test
CertificationOnline certificate issued immediately on course completion
Certification validity duration3 years

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