Cleaning & Disinfection of Plant and Related Offices

Cleaning & Disinfection of Plant and Related Offices facilities and offices is essential to maintain a safe and healthy environment for employees and visitors. Here’s a comprehensive guide to help you effectively clean and disinfect your plant and related offices:


To describe methods of hygiene, cleaning, and disinfection of the plant and related areas.


The SOP covers the total production, QC/QA laboratories including animal house, stores change / wash rooms and related offices.


It is the responsibility of the every employ to help maintain the plant and its surrounding areas in the hygienic condition adopting good house keeping practices.
Specifically it is direct responsibility of section Incharge to ensure application of cleaning procedures and maintenance of the hygienic condition in his areas. We should assume the supervision of cleaning staff and ensure the availability of cleaning material in conjunction with the contractor of housing keeping.
On the over all basis production manager must own the complete responsibilities of the total area.


Daily Immediately

Any spillage or breakage to the cleaned using brush and scoop followed by wet mopping and finally disinfecting with 2% dettol/savlon or any standard disinfection solution.
If vacuum cleaner available, the powder spillage should be first vacuum cleaned.
After completing each process or batch, the equipment will be cleaned following their relevant standard cleaning procedure for the equipment. This should be followed by the cleaning of the surrounding area in the equipment room using the step described in 1.1.1.
Immediately after use the sink in production wash area laboratories should be cleaned using running water followed by detergent solution.
The safety hood in the laboratories and its working table to be cleaned immediately after each operation.
Similarly weighing material entrance corridor, quarantine and sampling rooms to be cleaned immediately after completion of each operation using the part or full procedures described n step 1.1.1.
Remove floor stains using bleach as soon as the same is identified or become visible dry them and preferably polish the affected area.
Similarly, immediately after the completion of an analysis work in the laboratories, all laboratories equipment and area to be cleaned.


Wash mop with disinfectant all area in the wash rooms and change room and general toilet.
Change the towels in the wash room and toilet rooms every hour.
Use only liquid soap dispenser and NOT the solid soap cake.

Once a Day 

Clean furniture using a duster in offices.
Clean telephone, computers and printers, other equipment first with dry duster and mop with damp cloth.
Clean window glasses using the glass cleaned-Glint or any suitable product.
Clean all the benches, stools in the general laboratories hall and the equipment room using clean and dry dusters.
Empty and clean the waste bin / basket once every morning will simultaneously replacing the lining bags.
Clean every piece of equipment using dry duster every morning and before the start of operation.
Disinfect total sink and attach table, platform every morning and after the days work.
Cupboard and in the laboratories containing chemicals and solvents to be checked for any leakage and dry cleaned every morning.
Put Naphthalene balls in every urinal and ensure the presence of disinfectant dispensing bag in the water tank of toilet places.
Collect all the rejected packaging materials in the packaging and printing / checking room, quantify them and incinerate in the presence of In-process Officer.
Clean every room, at the end of shift, first wet mopping with hot detergent solution and then with disinfectant solution every day with a different disinfectant.

Twice/Trice a Day

Floors in manufacturing laboratories, engineering / workshop, packaging area, corridors, stores, canteen changing rooms are mopped thrice using detergent with added disinfectant.
When cleaning the floor, special effort should be made to clean the joint between wall and floor.
The eating areas, the cooking area and wash basin to be cleaned after every tea time and lunch consumption, using tap water, detergent and disinfectant solution.


Clean the wall areas in production, stores and laboratories using mops wet with detergent and disinfectant.
Polish floors with wax wherever possible.
Clean lights, electrical control panels, insecticutors, inlet and outlets duct in the totals HVAC system. The total exercise should be done by engineering staff.
Clean all racks in the canteen stores, destroy all empty containers.
Clean the total vacuum system in weighing room, dry area.
Clean all drains openings and place coopex powder or a suitable disinfectant.


For a rational implementation of the overall Sanitation and cleaning procedure, the total facilities have been divided into zones. The rationale of identification of an individual zone is based on the operational Incharge. Operational Incharge or Sectional Incharge in each area will be responsible for total managing, control and check of cleaning and other house keeping requirements of the area. Besides and obviously the sectional Incharge will also be responsible for ensuring the presence of all the components of the sanitation and cleaning procedures.
– Required number of cleaning staff.
– To train cleaning staff with the requirement of the area.
– To overall supervise their work.
– To ensure the availability of cleaning materials and equipment.
– To fill up the weekly check list.
The different zones and depicted in the layout on the mount exhibited in the respective areas.
Remember, the specific cleaning and disinfection procedures may vary based on the type of plant and the nature of work. It’s essential to follow the guidelines provided by local health authorities and adjust the cleaning protocols accordingly. Regular cleaning and disinfection, along with promoting good hygiene practices, are key to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace.

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