Gary Fage's Cleaning Blog from Janitorial Express

Free Voucher Codes for Online Cleaning Courses

Posted by Gary Fage on 06-Dec-2015 07:30:00

Most of us are well aware of the risks involved in putting potentially hazardous cleaning materials and equipment in the hands of untrained personnel. Even with the increasing amount of environmentally aware products, there remain far too many accidents with chemicals, electrical equipment and lack of awareness of health and safety procedures.

Jangro has always offered a range of customer training packages including a DVD, training manuals, video and PowerPoint presentations,  wall charts and certificates. However we now have 10 online training courses which you can access free of charge by entering our special voucher code, see below. 

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Topics: Leaning Management System, Knowledge Resource, Training, Free online training for cleaners

An Introduction to Cleaning and Cleaning Specifications – Part II

Posted by Gary Fage on 07-Sep-2015 17:51:34

The standard of cleaning required within any establishment will depend primarily on the needs of the customer. As you can appreciate, the needs of different customers will differ from building to building. Indeed, the cleaning needs will normally change from area to area within the same building and affect the cleaning specifications.

It is generally accepted throughout the industry that there are five standards used. The following table will give you a better understanding of the standards required and how each is applied, depending on the area cleaned:

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Topics: Knowledge Resource, Training, cleaning specifications, a guide to cleaning

An Introduction to Cleaning and Cleaning Specifications - Part I

Posted by Gary Fage on 09-Aug-2015 08:57:00

When considering the introduction of staff training within your own organisation, it is important that you consider the job you are taking on. For instance, in order for cleaning operatives to properly identify the correct product to use on any given surface, they must have an understanding of why the product cleans, how the product can be applied, how the surface being cleaned can be affected and the standard that can be achieved. To be able to do this, knowledge of all of the various components that make up an efficient cleaning regime is imperative.

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Topics: Health & Safety, Training

Free - Training Video for Cleaning Operatives

Posted by Gary Fage on 25-Jan-2015 08:30:00

When considering the introduction of staff training within your own organisation, it is important that you consider the job you are taking on.

For instance, in order for cleaning operatives to properly identify the correct product to use on any given surface, they must have an understanding of why the product cleans, how the product can be applied, how the surface being cleaned can be affected and the standard that can be achieved.

To be able to do this, knowledge of all of the various components that make up an efficient cleaning regime is imperative.

Jangro has recently produced a new DVD called "Training for Results" which contains 7 seperate modules which include the following, Washroom Hygiene, Housekeeping, Kitchen Hygiene, Hard Floor Care, Carpet Cleaning, Health & Safety and Bio Hazards.

The DVD normally sells for £25 but I am giving away one free to the first 50 people who contact me. The offer is only available to residents of the UK from a cleaning related background.

Washroom Training Video, Housekeeping Training Video, Carpet Cleaning Training Video, Kitchen Cleaning Training Video, Hard Floor Training Video, Health & Safety Training Video, Bio-Hazards Training Video.
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Topics: Training

8 Online Training Courses for Cleaners Now Available

Posted by Gary Fage on 11-May-2014 12:58:00

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Topics: Leaning Management System, Online Training, Training

New Seminar - Online Training for Cleaning Operatives, London 5th September

Posted by garyfage on 27-Aug-2013 07:27:21

The Jangro Learning Management System (LMS) incorporates a fully interactive suite of training and information modules, available over the Internet or direct to your Apple iOS, Blackberry or Android device via a simple to use Jangro app.

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Topics: Resources, Knowledge Resource, Training

Animated Cleaning Product Training

Posted by garyfage on 09-May-2013 07:09:04

Jangro is converting its Product Usage Guides from PDF into graphically rich videos with animation. These videos were created in MP4 format to make them easier to deploy to mobile devices. To get access to these videos on your smart phone via the Free Jangro App, see our contact details below.

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Topics: Training

Free Online Training Courses for Cleaners

Posted by Gary Fage on 29-Apr-2013 06:32:00

The Jangro Learning Management System (LMS) incorporates a fully interactive suite of training and information modules, available over the Internet or direct to your Apple iOS, Blackberry or Android device via a simple to use Jangro app.

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Topics: Leaning Management System, Knowledge Resource, Training

Jangro Wins Innovation Awards For Online Cleaner Training & New App

Posted by garyfage on 20-Mar-2013 16:40:00

As well as winning its category in the Innovation Awards at the Cleaning Show in Birmingham, Jangro scooped the overall winner's trophy for its new Smartphone app which breaks down many of the barriers that prevent cleaners from being properly trained. Its new distance learning programme, called ‘Learning Management System’ (LMS).enables contract cleaning companies and organisations that directly employ cleaning staff, to train every employee on a range of specific cleaning tasks for only £0.99p, per person, per course.

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Topics: Training

A Colour Coding System and Infection Control for Cleaners - Equipment

Posted by Gary Fage on 19-Mar-2013 16:12:00

 

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This is part 5 of a 5 part series - See part 1

Now that we have thoroughly considered the importance of effective infection control measures, we are now ready to examine the implementation of an effective colour coding system.

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Topics: Knowledge Resource, Training, Infection Control, Colour Coding, cleaners

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Gary has over 30 years experience in the UK Cleaning Industry and is managing director of Janitorial Express, a director of the Jangro Group and vice chairman of the Hill Club the UK's premeire cleaning industry networking club.

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