The Hotel School

Cleaning Science in Hospitality Industry

Paulomi

3rd August 2018

Depending upon the purpose of the area, the surfaces to be cleaned ,various types of cleanings are introduced .Every organization follows different sops for cleaning surfaces, once the standard has been decided one should follow strictly the guidelines as cleaning can create an image of an organization. Nowadays almost all Hotel Management institutes in Delhi include cleaning science chapter in their syllabus but among them THE Hotel School is the best hotel management institute in Delhi which offers different types of cleaning related courses to equip future housekeeper as it is very important topic for a new comer housekeeper when he joins the department. Standard cleaning required efficient employee, training & efficient supervision. There may be different standards of cleaning for different surfaces & areas which are given below:


Physically Clean

When this standard is set, the area or surface is supposed to be free from loose dust & dirt, as and when wiped by hand.

Chemically Clean

This standard means that the area should be free from any harmful chemicals which can harm surface as well as health of employees.

Terminally Clean

This types of standard of cleaning usual in operation theater ,malls, cinema hall,& intensive care units in hospitals, where surface should be constantly sanitized with all kinds of pathogenic & microbes.

Bacteriologically Clean

To meet this standard the surfaces should be cleaned from any kind of bacteria, viruses. To achieve this one should use disinfectant in appropriate quantity.

Entomologically Clean

This means that the area should be free from harmful pests, insects.& bacteria.

Osmologically Clean

This cleaning standard demands cleaning of organic & inorganic materials from any surfaces.

Cleaning is carried out for
1) Aesthetic appeal
2) Hygiene
3) Maintenance
4) Safety

Last year when I attended a seminar in a Hotel management institute in Delhi it was realized by everybody that why the cleaning science is so important for an hotelier.