Cleaning Of Building Premises

Cleaning Of Building Premises


To lay down a standard procedure for the cleaning of building premises.


This SOP is applicable for cleaning of entire Premises (Administration office, Utility, Security, Panel room, Change rooms, Toilets, Stairs, and Corridors, and outside areas including roads) .


Supervisor/Above – House Keeping and Human Resource & Administration shall be responsible for follow that procedure.


Manager- Human Resource & Administration and  Quality Assurance shall be accountable for compliance of this SOP.


General Cleaning Record                                                   –    Attachment-I

Toilet Cleaning Record                                                     –    Attachment-II


Use the house keeping aids such as normal brooms, nylon brooms, floor wipers, dusters and  moping   cloth for floor cleaning.

Use Colin for glass cleaning.

Use Teepol solution or Harpic for wash basins and toilets.

Use cloth dusters for dry cleaning of door frames, window panes, light fixtures, walls, partitions,    sealing.

Use Dettol/T-Pol as disinfectant.

Carry out the cleaning and sanitation activities of premises as per the frequencies ahead and record the same in the General Cleaning Record .

The daily cleaning activities shall be done in all the above mentioned areas are as follows:

Floor cleaning (Frequency: – End of the batch activity or during breaks, whichever is earlier)

Sweep the floor with nylon broom in such a manner that dust contamination in the surroundings is minimum.

Mop the floor thoroughly with a moping cloth soaked in solution of disinfectant in Water.

Mop the gallery area and packing halls using 2.5 % solution of floor cleaner.

Glass Panes, Mirrors, Doors, Windows and Walls: (Frequency:-At least twice daily or whenever required)

Clean the glass panes and mirrors using clean dry cloth.

Spray the glass cleaning agents on glass panes and clean.

Dedust the doors, walls and window frame with clean cloth.

Clean the doors, walls and window frames with wet cloth soaked in water.

Finally clean them with dry cloth.

Light Fixtures: (Frequency: Outside- Daily, Inside- Once in 2 weeks)

Only outside cleaning of light fixtures has to be done by housekeeping personnel.

Switch off the light that has to be cleaned.

Clean the light fixture softly with dry cloth.

If inside cleaning of glass fixtures is required the same has to be communicated to manager engineering. Manager engineering deputes an electrician for doing the same.

Drains Points (Other Than Manufacturing Area): (Frequency:-Once in 2 weeks)

Clean the drain points fortnightly.

Open the coverage of drain points.

Clean the drains with water and brush if required.

Check for any type of insects, cockroaches inside the drain point if found inform the pest control person immediately.

Wash the drain points using phenyl solution or disinfectant solution

Toilets: (Frequency:-At least twice daily or whenever required)

Use the house keeping aids such as toilet brush, wipers, moping cloth for floor cleaning.

Use Harpic, Acid, Teepol for cleaning of basins, sinks, pots and urinals.

Use Phenyl, Dettol and Savlon as disinfectant.

Use Odonil and naphthalene balls as air freshener.

Carry out the cleaning and sanitation activities of toilets as per the requirement but at least twice a day.

Clean the basins, urinals and pots with water.

Apply the harpic, teepol or acid as per the requirement to the basin, urinal or pots of toilet and keep the same applied for five minutes.

Apply the toilet brush or scrubber.

Pour plenty of water and clean the surface.

Put naphthalene balls in the flush tanks.

Check and replace the air fresheners if required.

Carry out the cleaning activities as and when required but at least twice a day.

Record all the activities in Toilet Cleaning Record.

Change Rooms: (Frequency:-At least twice daily or whenever required)

Clean the floor and walls with broom, followed by wet moping with disinfectant solution.

Clean the garment cabinets and Personal lockers daily with soft cloth and wet mop with disinfectant solution followed by dry moping.

Remove the shoes from the Cross Over Bench and clean with wet mopping with disinfectant solution.

Finally clean them with dry cloth.


In House


SOP-Standard Operating Procedure


Quality Assurance

Quality Control

Production (formulation)

Production (Packing)

Engineering & utility


Human Resource & Administration


Version No.Effective DateReason for Revision
00New SOP