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Housekeeping Videos

Housekeeping Videos

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Basic Housekeeping

  • HK1000 – Introduction To Housekeeping
    provides an overview of the full range of housekeeping procedures and builds pride and a sense of motivation in custodial personnel. Most useful in orientation of new personnel. (Run Time: 13:30)play video
  • HK1001 – Floor Care Part One
    is the first in a two part series that covers all aspects of floor care including stripping and refinishing, scrub and recoat procedures, dust mopping, damp mopping, spray-buffing, and high speed burnishing. (Run Time: 16:40)play video
  • HK1002 – Floor Care Part Two
    The second in a two part series that covers all aspects of floor care including stripping and refinishing, scrub and recoat procedures, dust mopping, damp mopping, spray-buffing, and high speed burnishing. (Run Time: 17:15)play video
  • HK1003 – Basics Of Restroom Cleaning
    provides step-by-step instruction in restroom sanitation, including several different commonly used methods for effectively cleaning a restroom to maintain it in an odor-free condition. (Run Time: 16:25)play video
  • HK1004 – Basic Procedures In General Cleaning
    covers a wide rang of procedures in general daily cleaning including office cleaning, trash removal, spot mopping, care of furniture, high dusting and more. (Run Time: 16:00)play video
  • HK1005 – Classroom Cleaning
    details procedures from high dusting to floor care, and everything in between. It includes step-by-step instruction in daily and interim classroom care requirements. (Run Time 17:30)play video
  • HK1006 – Institutional Restroom Cleaning
    for schools, auditoriums, theaters, highway rest areas, airports, or anywhere that restrooms are a problem. Demonstrates methods for daily and periodic cleaning. (Run Time: 20:30)play video
  • HK1007 – Basics Of Carpet Care
    provides an overview of four of the more popular cleaning methods: Water Extraction, Dry Extraction, Bonnet Cleaning and Dry-Foam. Use and care of entrance mats, proper vacuuming procedures and traffic area maintenance are included. (Run Time: 14:10)play video
  • HK1008 – Bonnet Carpet Care
    details procedures for complete bonnet system cleaning. (Run Time: 14:45)play video
  • HK1009 – Extraction Carpet Care
    details the correct use of extractors for cleaning without over-wetting carpets, which often results in costly damage. (Run Time: 14:20)play video
  • HK1013 – Custodial Safety
    provides the housekeeping employee a general awareness of on-the-job safety including fire safety, electrical safety, avoiding wet floor accidents, proper use of ladders, back safety, power equipment safety and the importance of using proper precautions when handling chemicals. (Run Time: 17:40)play video
  • HK1014 – Shower And Locker Room Cleaning
    demonstrates several different methods and procedures used to clean this often neglected area of schools, hospitals, athletic facilities and other institutions. Includes demonstrations of labor-saving tools and chemicals. (Run Time: 14:25)play video
  • HK1015 – Kitchen Sanitation
    covers all aspects of sanitation for a food service worker, ranging from hand washing, food handling and storage, oven and grill cleaning, deep fryer cleaning, and floor care. (Run Time: 15:45)play video
  • HK1024 – Industrial Restroom Cleaning
    details a program for daily care and periodic procedures for industrial restrooms where needs (and fixtures) differ significantly from an institutional restroom. (Run Time: 18:40)play video
  • HK1025 – Efficient Office Cleaning
    provides a step-by-step method for cleaning any office area. Details cover cleaning in cluttered work areas, maintaining floor surfaces and other daily procedures. (Run Time: 16:15)play video

Medical Housekeeping Additions

  • HK1010 – Patient Room Cleaning
    covers procedures for cleaning occupied as well as terminal (vacated) non-isolation patient rooms. (Run Time: 13:40)play video
  • HK1011 – Isolation Room Cleaning
    follows CDC guidelines to demonstrate the required procedures for cleaning and disinfecting isolation rooms, including the use of proper protective clothing and equipment. (Run Time: 13:15)play video
  • HK1012 – Operating Room Cleaning
    accurately presents the correct procedures for cleaning and disinfecting operating rooms. Procedures follow guidelines recommended by the Association of Operating Room Nurses. (Run Time: 14:15)play video

Supervisory Series

The following five–video series follows a new employee and an experienced supervisor through a period of years during which each advances to higher positions by utilizing the supervisory and leadership qualities demonstrated in a series of interconnecting vignettes. Each video will stand alone, but the entire series will benefit any supervisory training program.

  • HK1019 – Leadership: Meeting The Challenge
    provides an overview of management and supervisory situations that are part of the supervisor’s daily responsibilities. (Run Time: 9:30)play video
  • HK1020 – Communications: Key To Leadership
    Communication is defined and its elements explored in this informative program. Through use of scenarios and an excellent review section, the viewer learns the five basic tools to use for more effective communication. (Run Time: 19:30)play video
  • HK1021 -Motivation: Leadership In Action
    provides examples of motivation skills used with personnel at different levels in an organization from entry-level workers to managers. Leadership through motivation is an invaluable tool for achieving increased productivity, building worker self-image and improving work force morale. (Run Time: 18:20)play video
  • HK1022 – Training: One-On-One
    presents an effective format for training entry-level personnel who must be placed into the work force without benefit of a formal group training program. (Run Time: 16:25)play video
  • HK1023 – P.E.M: Group Training Formula
    provides the “how-to” of planning and conducting an extended or formal custodial training seminar. This type of program may include anyone from entry-level to veteran personnel, supervisors and even managers. (Run Time: 19:30)play video

Equipment Maintenance

Each of these videos can stand alone. However, the three combined provide a comprehensive program for reduction of equipment damage and wastage of such items as mops, dust mops, brooms and other non-mechanical equipment.

  • HK1035 – Mops And Brooms And Things
    demonstrates maintenance and storage procedures that can make mops, brooms and other items last from two to ten times longer, resulting in substantial cost reduction. (Run Time: 27:00)play video
  • HK1036 – Buffers, Pads, And Auto-Scrubbers
    includes step-by-step instructions for daily maintenance procedures which will help keep mechanical equipment out of the repair shop and on the job. Additionally, cost savings resulting from proper care of stripping and buffing pads can be astronomical (Run Time: 21:35)play video
  • HK1037 – Wet Vacs, Upright Vacs, And Carpet Scrubbers
    Vacuum cleaners of all kinds are among the most abused and neglected items in the housekeeping department. This detailed program for daily and periodic care of this equipment will help keep it in effective working order, extending equipment life and reducing repair and replacement costs. (Run Time: 22:10)play video

Universal Precautions Training

  • HK7003 – Universal Precautions For School Staff
    follows the guidelines set down by the Centers for Disease Control to provide the greatest possible protection for school personnel against exposure to HIV (the AIDS virus) and Hepatitis B. Accidents can and do happen, and when personnel are exposed to the bodily fluids of others, specific precautionary measures are required. This program provides the necessary safety education to prevent infection by these deadly viruses. (Run Time: 15:00)play video
  • HK7020 – Bloodborne Pathogens For School Staff
    details specific regulations mandated by OSHA (Office of Safety and Health Administration) for all working environments. This program was developed specifically for schools. (Run Time: 25:00)play video

Right To Know

The OSHA Hazard Communication Standard was mandated for the benefit of workers everywhere. These videos provide the basis for a comprehensive educational program intended to protect employees on-the-job health hazards.

  • HK5003 – Your Right To Know
    gives employees a comprehensive overview of the Right-To-Know regulations. (Run Time: 12:00)play video
  • HK5004 – Read That Label
    explains the importance of reading labels before using a product. (Run Time: 18:48)play video
  • HK5005 – MSDS – Your Roadmap To Safety
    All hazardous materials must now be accompanied by an MSDS, a sheet which gives all the information necessary to understand and use the product correctly utilizing the proper personal protective equipment and procedures. This program makes it simple for anyone to understand the MSDS form. (Run Time: 13:30)play video

AHERA – The EPA Asbestos Standard

  • HK3000 – The Act
    A 90-minute program explaining AHERA, the Federal Asbestos Regulations and how they relate to housekeeping and maintenance personnel. Combines a classroom format with on-location scenes of actual asbestos installations, some badly deteriorated, and tells the viewer what to do upon finding such conditions. Made with assistance from the Environmental Protection Agency and the highly experienced asbestos hazard personnel of the Jefferson County Kentucky Public Schools. (Run Time: 90:00)play video


Back injuries and most other work-related injuries are preventable. Personal awareness and common sense are the most effective accident prevention tools available. These video programs cover the major causes of work-related injuries and how they can be prevented in each staff category. (Run Times average 17 minutes)