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Cleaning Bathroom And Toilet Safe Work Method Statement

Introducing our Cleaning Bathroom And Toilet Safe Work Method Statement – a comprehensive tool designed to assist you in managing your cleaning project efficiently and effectively, while ensuring the safety of your workers and site visitors. Our SWMS is an essential resource for any cleaning project, big or small, providing a pre-filled and fully customisable document to meet your specific needs.

Here are some of the key features of our SWMS:

• Pre-filled and Comprehensive: Our SWMS is pre-filled with all the essential information and guidelines required to manage your cleaning project safely. It covers all necessary aspects of the project, from scope and project details to PPE requirements and risk assessment.

• Fully Editable and Customisable: Our SWMS comes in Microsoft Word format, allowing you to easily customise and edit the document to suit your specific project needs. You can add or remove any sections as required, making it a fully customisable document.

• High-risk Machinery Checklist: Our SWMS includes a checklist of any high-risk machinery that may be present on your cleaning site, ensuring that you are aware of any potential hazards and can take the necessary precautions to ensure safety.

• Staff Training Records: Our SWMS provides space for recording any staff training, ensuring that your workers are trained and aware of the potential risks and hazards involved in the cleaning project.

• Before and After Risk Ratings: Our SWMS includes before and after risk ratings, providing a useful tool for measuring the effectiveness of your cleaning project in reducing risks and hazards.

• Legislative References: Our SWMS provides resources for use of legislative references, ensuring that you comply with all necessary safety regulations and guidelines.

• PPE Requirements: Our SWMS includes all PPE requirements necessary for your cleaning project, ensuring that your workers are properly equipped and protected.

• Risk Assessment and Risk Assessment Matrix: Our SWMS includes a risk assessment and risk assessment matrix, allowing you to identify and manage potential hazards and risks associated with your cleaning project.

• Implementation Checklist: Our SWMS includes a checklist to ensure that all necessary requirements have been covered when implementing the SWMS, ensuring that your project is managed safely and efficiently.

• Sign-Off Page: Our SWMS includes a sign-off page for all workers and responsible persons, ensuring that everyone involved in the project acknowledges and agrees to the safety guidelines and requirements.

• Easy to Use and Customise: Our SWMS is easy to use and customise, making it a valuable tool for any cleaning project. It is suitable for large contracts and tenders, including tier 1 contractual work.

• Instant Download: Our SWMS is available for instant download, allowing you to access it immediately and start using it on your cleaning project right away.

At Bluesafe, we understand the importance of safety and efficiency in managing your cleaning projects. That’s why we’ve designed our SWMS to provide you with a comprehensive tool to manage your project effectively, while ensuring the safety of your workers and site visitors.

Here is some safety information related to cleaning bathroom and toilet.


  • Exposure to hazardous chemicals
  • Slips, trips, and falls
  • Cuts and injuries from sharp objects
  • Electrical hazards
  • Contact with contaminated surfaces
  • Inhalation of cleaning chemicals

Risk Controls:

  1. Review the manufacturer’s instructions and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for all cleaning products used.
  2. Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including gloves, eye protection, and a mask if required.
  3. Remove any tripping hazards from the work area, such as rugs or mats.
  4. Turn off electrical appliances in the area being cleaned, and avoid using electrical equipment near water sources.
  5. Use caution when handling sharp objects such as razor blades or scissors.
  6. Disinfect any contaminated surfaces before cleaning.
  7. Ventilate the work area to minimize inhalation of cleaning chemicals.
  8. Keep cleaning chemicals out of reach of children and pets.


  1. Put on appropriate PPE, including gloves and eye protection.
  2. Remove any loose items from the bathroom, such as towels or bathmats.
  3. Use a broom or vacuum to sweep the floor and remove any debris.
  4. Apply a cleaning solution to the toilet bowl and let it sit for the recommended amount of time.
  5. Use a toilet brush to scrub the inside of the bowl thoroughly.
  6. Use a cleaning solution and a cloth or sponge to clean the outside of the toilet, including the tank, seat, and base.
  7. Use a cleaning solution and a cloth or sponge to clean the sink and countertops.
  8. Use a cleaning solution and a cloth or sponge to clean the shower or bathtub, paying particular attention to any areas with built-up soap scum or mildew.
  9. Use a cleaning solution and a cloth or sponge to clean the walls and any other surfaces in the bathroom.
  10. Rinse all surfaces thoroughly with water and dry with a clean cloth.
  11. Dispose of any cleaning materials and PPE safely and appropriately.

Emergency Procedures: In case of an emergency, such as exposure to hazardous chemicals or an injury, follow the emergency procedures outlined in the workplace’s Emergency Management Plan.

Gary’s Safety Tips

Hey everybody, it’s your safety guy Gary, and today we’re going to talk about something that might not be the most glamorous topic, but it’s certainly an important one: professional cleaning of bathrooms and toilets.

Now, I know what you might be thinking: “Gary, why are we talking about cleaning toilets? That’s gross!” But the truth is, proper cleaning and maintenance of bathrooms and toilets is crucial for the safety and health of both customers and employees in any business.

But let’s not beat around the bush here. Cleaning bathrooms and toilets can be dangerous if you don’t take the necessary precautions. The biggest danger is exposure to chemicals and bacteria, both of which can cause serious harm if you’re not careful.

So, with that in mind, let’s talk about some safety recommendations for professional bathroom and toilet cleaning:

  1. Use the right cleaning products

First and foremost, it’s important to use the right cleaning products. Different types of surfaces require different types of cleaners, so be sure to read the labels and use the appropriate products for the job.

And remember, just because a product is marketed as a “cleaner” doesn’t necessarily mean it’s safe. Some cleaning products can contain harsh chemicals that can cause skin irritation or even respiratory problems if inhaled.

So, always wear gloves and a mask when working with cleaning products, and make sure the area is well-ventilated.

  1. Use proper cleaning techniques

Proper cleaning techniques are also important for staying safe while cleaning bathrooms and toilets. For example, when cleaning toilets, always start with the outside and work your way inwards, and make sure to use a separate cleaning tool for each area to prevent cross-contamination.

When cleaning sinks and counters, always wipe in a circular motion to prevent streaking, and be sure to dry the area thoroughly afterwards to prevent mold growth.

And, of course, always wash your hands thoroughly before and after cleaning.

  1. Take care when handling waste

Handling waste is another potential danger when cleaning bathrooms and toilets. Always wear gloves when handling waste, and be sure to dispose of it properly.

If you’re using a vacuum to clean up waste, make sure it’s equipped with a HEPA filter to prevent the spread of airborne bacteria.

And, if you’re dealing with hazardous waste like medical waste or chemical spills, be sure to follow all safety guidelines and regulations.

  1. Watch out for slippery surfaces

Slippery surfaces are a common hazard in bathrooms, especially when floors are wet from cleaning. To prevent slips and falls, always use caution when walking on wet surfaces, and consider using non-slip mats in high-traffic areas.

And, if you do happen to spill something while cleaning, be sure to clean it up immediately to prevent anyone from slipping.

  1. Stay up-to-date on safety regulations

Finally, it’s important to stay up-to-date on safety regulations and guidelines when it comes to professional cleaning of bathrooms and toilets. Be sure to read and follow all safety instructions on cleaning products, and familiarize yourself with any applicable OSHA regulations.

And, if you’re unsure about anything related to safety, don’t hesitate to ask your employer or a safety professional for guidance.

So there you have it, folks: some safety recommendations for professional cleaning of bathrooms and toilets. It may not be the most exciting topic, but it’s an important one nonetheless.

Remember, taking the necessary precautions when cleaning bathrooms and toilets can prevent accidents and keep everyone safe and healthy. And, as always, stay positive, stay focused, and stay safe out there!


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