health and safety for cleaners

Hard Floor Spray Burnishing Training

Course Duration: 20+ minutes

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Hard Floor Spray Burnishing

£25.00 +VAT

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This online training course explores the task of hard floor spray burnishing. It examines the equipment for this task and how to do it efficiently and safely. Hard floor spray burnishing is a complex task that puts cleaners and others in the area at risk if done incorrectly.

This course helps to meet the legal requirement to provide adequate instruction and training to staff. It will also help prevent the risk of costly accidents, incidents, and claims.

Why This Hard Floor Burnishing Course is Vital

Employers have a legal duty to protect their staff from any equipment hazards in the workplace. These requirements 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.

This legislation puts the responsibility on employers to assess the health risks to cleaners. Employers are legally obligated to provide training that enables cleaners to complete their tasks with minimal risk.

Objectives of this Hard Floor Spray Burnishing Training Programme

This online training course aims to enable participants to perform hard floor spray burnishing tasks effectively and safely.


This health and safety online training on chemical competence for cleaners  requires:

  • No prior subject knowledge
  • No certification requirement

Course Content of Hard Floor Spray Burnishing Course

This online course explores the following sections:

  • Equipment
  • Getting Set Up
  • Safety Checks for a Rotary Floor Machine
  • Preparing for Spray Burnishing
  • Spray Burnishing
  • Finishing Up

Who this Hard Floor Spray Burnishing Training Course is for?

This health and safety training online is intended for anyone responsible for hard floor spray burnishing.

Why Choose Human Focus for this Hard Floor Spray Burnishing Training Programme?

Choosing Human Focus for this hard floor spray burnishing course offers the following benefits to participants and organizations:

  • RoSPA assured
  • Full compliance with health and safety at work regulations
  • High-quality video content with clear voice-over
  • Short, informative, and interactive content
  • Mini interactive quizzes to support retention

Course Format

  • 100% online course
  • End of course knowledge test


A RoSPA assured certificate will be issued upon completion of this training course.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is spray burnishing?

Burnishing is an important factor in hard floor maintenance. It is used on floors that have been coated with metallic floor polish. Spray burnishing involves spraying a mixture of water and floor finished onto the hard floor then buffing those areas.

Hard floor spray burnishing techniques aim to remove dirt and give the floor a glossy shine.

What rotary floor machine speed should I use for hard floor spray burnishing?

High speed floor machines are better for spray burnishing, polishing and buffing. The machine speed between 300 and 450 RPM is ideal for spray cleaning, where you require a cleaning action on the floor and require a polished appearance upon completion.
It is vital to check the manufacturer’s instructions for the machine you are operating to ensure that you are using the machine correctly and safely.

What type of pad do I need for hard floor spray burnishing?

Different floor pads have different purposes and not all pads can be used with every type of floor. You need to ensure that the pad type must be compatible with the floor buffer. Understand the floor type, cleaning machine and the colour of pad to efficiently burnish the floor.

Colours may vary based on the manufacturer. So, always check with the manufacturer before using a floor pad on a floor.

What safety measures should be taken before spray burnishing?

The area should be reasonably clean. The floor should have already been dust mopped, and should be clean of any rubbish or residue. The burnishing machine should be inspected to ensure it is operating properly, and proper PPE should be worn for any cleaning chemicals being used.

Product Details

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

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