Cleaning Maintenance (Adapted)

Recipients of the Cleaning Maintenance (Adapted) Digital Badge Credential have demonstrated concept proficiency and completed the following tasks:

Activity 1: Desktop Cleaning

1.     Gather materials.
2.     Put on disposable gloves if desired.
3.     Connect the spray attachment to the faucet if needed.
4.     Put one gallon of water in the bucket.
5.     Put ½ cup of disinfectant cleaner in the water.
6.     Take everything off the desk.
7.     Wet the sponge in the cleaning solution.
8.     Squeeze the sponge out over the bucket.
9.     Scrub the desk top with the rough side of the sponge.  Do not do this on a wood desk.
10.   First scrub left and right across the desk.
11.   Then scrub top to bottom on the desk.
12.   Use a clean reusable wipe to wipe soap off the desk.
13.   Rinse the sponge in clean water.
14.   Use the soft side of the sponge to rinse the desk.
15.   Dry the desk with a clean reusable wipe.
16.   Have your teacher check your work.
17.   Check with your teacher about where to empty the bucket.
18.   Rinse out your reusable wipes.
19.   Put your materials away.
20.   Put everything back on the desk.
21.   Wash your hands.

Activity 2:  Whiteboard Cleaning

1.     Gather materials.
2.     Put on disposable gloves if desired.
3.     Shake the can of cleaner.
4.     You will start in the upper left corner.  You will clean a small section of the board at a time.
5.     Take the lid off the cleaner.
6.     Hold the cleaner 3” away from the board. Spray across to the right side of the board and back to the left side.
7.     Wipe the top of the board clean with a reusable wipe.
8.     Clean the rest of the board.  Make sure the whole board is clean.
9.     Take the erasers and markers or chalk out of the tray.
10.   Wipe the tray with the reusable wipe.
11.   Put the erasers and markers or chalk back on the tray.
12.   Have your teacher check your work.
13.   Rinse out your reusable wipes.
14.   Put your materials away.
15.   Wash your hands.

Activity 3:  Inside Window Cleaning

1.     Gather materials.
2.     Put on disposable gloves if desired.
3.     Start in the upper left corner. Hold glass cleaner 6 to 8 inches from the glass.
4.     Spray across the window.  Spray all of the window.
5.     Use a reusable wipe to dry left to right across the glass.
6.     Then wipe the glass from top to bottom.  Wipe all the glass.
7.     Get a clean reusable wipe and wipe the window again.
8.     Have your teacher check your work.
9.      Rinse out your reusable wipes.
10.    Put your materials away.
11.   Wash your hands.

Activity 4: Outside Window Cleaning

1.     Gather materials.
2.     Put on disposable gloves if desired.
3.     Put the spray attachment on the  faucet if needed.
4.     Fill the bucket with one gallon of warm water.
5.     Put ½ cup disinfectant cleaner in the water.
6.     Dip the squeegee into the cleaning solution.
7.     Use the brush side to brush across the window left to right.
8.     Then brush the window top to bottom.  Brush the whole window.
9.     Put the rubber part of the squeegee on the top left corner of the window.
10.   Pull the squeegee down to the bottom of the window.
11.   Wipe the squeegee with a reusable wipe.
12.   Use the squeegee on the whole window.  Move left to right.
13.   Wipe off the squeegee each time you pull it down.
14.   Have your teacher check your work.
15.   Rinse out your reusable wipe.
16.   Ask your teacher where to empty the bucket.
17.   Put your materials away.
18.   Wash your hands.

Activity 5: Wall Washing

1.     Gather materials.
2.     Put the spray attachment on the faucet if needed.
3.     Fill both sides of the divided bucket with one gallon of water.
4.     Put on the disposable gloves if desired.
5.     Add ½ cup disinfectant cleaner to one side of the bucket.
6.     Showed care if standing on a chair to do activity.  Wipe the wall with a dry reusable wipe.
7.     Dip the sponge into the side of the bucket with the cleaning solution.
8.     Squeeze the sponge out over the bucket.
9.     Put the sponge on the wall as high as you can safely reach.
10.   Move the sponge from top to bottom in the area where you can reach.
11.    Move the sponge from left to right across the wall in the area where you can reach.  Wash as much of wall as you can.
12.   Dip the second sponge into the clean rinse water.  Squeeze out any extra water.
13.   Rinse the wall.
14.   Have your teacher check your work.
15.    Rinse the sponges with the rinse water.  Squeeze them out over the bucket.
16.    Ask teacher where to empty the bucket.
17.    Put your materials away.
18.    Wash your hands.

Activity 6: Dust Mop Sweeping

1.     Gather materials.
2.     Put on disposable gloves if desired.
3.     Snap the dust mop head on the handle.
4.     Spray the dust spray on the mop head.
5.     Sweep down one side of the hall.
6.     Turn around and sweep down another part of the hall.  Continue until all of the floor has been swept.
7.     Use the counter brush to sweep the loose dirt into the dust pan.
8.     Empty the dust pan into the trash can.
9.     Have your teacher check your work.
10.    Shake the dust mop outside.
11.    Put your materials away.
12.    Wash your hands.

Activity 7: Wet Mopping and Disinfecting Floors

1.     Gather materials
2.     Dust mop the area first as you have done previously.
3.     Put on disposable gloves if desired.
4.     Put the spray attachment on the faucet if needed.
5.     Fill mop bucket with four gallons of water.
6.     Pour two cups of disinfectant cleaner into the bucket.
7.     Put the mop in the bucket and push to the area to mop.
8.     Put the Caution Wet Floor sign near where you are going to mop.
9.     Put the mop head in the squeezer and squeeze out any extra cleaning solution.
10.   Start at one end of the area to mop.  Swing the mop from side to side.
11.    Mop only what you can reach.  Then move backward.  Mop the new area.
12.    Stop often.  Dip the mop into the bucket.  Squeeze out the mop.
13.   Mop the whole room or hallway.
14.   Have your teacher check your work.
15.    Rinse the mop in clean water and squeeze out.
16.   Check with the teacher about where to empty the bucket.
17.    Put your materials away.
18.    Wash your hands.  Take down the Caution Wet Floor sign when the floor is dry.

Activity  8:  Restroom Cleaning

1.     Gather materials.
2.     Put on the disposable gloves if you want.
3.     Put materials in your jani-carrier. Take them to the restroom.
4.     Lift the lid on the toilet. Pour a little bowl cleaner into the toilet all the way under the rim.
5.     Hold the toilet brush over the toilet and pour a little cleaner on the toilet brush.
6.     Clean the inside of the toilet with the brush. Clean around under all the rim and inside the bowl.
7.     Flush the toilet and rinse the brush in the clear water.
8.     Shake the brush against the side of the bowl to remove water.
9.     Put the brush back in the jani-carrier.
10.   Wet a sponge in the sink and squeeze out. Squeeze some crème cleaner on the sponge.
11.   Wipe the top of the bowl and the bottom of the seat lid.
12.   Close the lid and wipe the top of the seat lid.
13.   Use a paper towel to wipe off any extra cleaner.
14.   Now you will clean a sink. Wet a clean sponge in the sink and squeeze out.
15.   Squeeze a small amount of crème cleaner on the sponge.
16.   Wipe the whole sink.
17.   Rub the faucets and handles with the crème cleaner.
18.   Wipe the faucets, handles, and sink with a reusable wipe.
19.   Spray the glass cleaner on the mirror.  Wipe the mirror clean with a reusable wipe.
20.   Have your teacher check your work.
21.   Rinse out your sponges and reusable wipes. Put them in your jani-carrier.
22.   Put your materials away.
23.   Wash your hands.

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