OCP for Housekeeping and Air Quality Monitoring


To instruct & ensure the care to be taken to provide good housekeeping at the entire premises of XXX.


These work instructions are applicable for carrying out housekeeping activities at XXX


HOD Amin is responsible for ensuring that the housekeeping contractor will practice this work instruction.


HOD Admin ensures:

  • Instruct contractor to employ the sufficient number of persons for covering all the areas viz. shop floor, offices, utilities, toilets, & garden.
  • Availability of sufficient no. of mops, cleaning soap, other toiletries with the contractor.
  • All areas are free from cobwebs & dust.


HOD Admin ensures the following:

  • All contractual personnel wears their safety shoes, other PPEs, and proper uniform while working.
  • While using a ladder or cleaning the places above six feet/ sufficient care is to be taken i.e. two persons stand below, holding the ladder when one person is working at height on the ladder. Person climbing high is supposed to use safety belt.
  • Stacking of material in the scrap yard up to the safety mark or wall height.
  • Usage of hand gloves by contractual personnel while handling burr or any other hazardous wastes.
  • Use of disinfectants like phenyl in the office area for proper hygiene.


Carry out housekeeping of various areas as per the frequencies mentioned in the chart below

Area Type of Cleaning Cleaning Frequency

Utility area, stores, Security room, Office blocks, shop floor

Sweeping Daily
Departmental office, reception Sweeping Daily
toilets Mopping with phenyl Daily
Portable water storage tanks Mopping after emptying Once in a month
Shop floor lights Sweeping / Cleaning Once in a month
Water cooler Emptying & cleaning with soap Once in a month
A whole company ( for insects, pest) Spraying of pesticides Once in six months
Garden Cutting, trimming & housekeeping As & when instructed by a consultant
Toilet Cleaning of blower Monthly
  1. After cleaning the floor with soap water, collect the scrubbed water with vacuum cleaner & let out this water to drain line which in turn goes to outside channel.
  2. After mopping & sweeping up the area, all contractors should follow the work instruction for Segregation & disposal of solid waste.


Sr.No The parameter to be Monitored Spec. Freq.Of Monitoring Method of monitoring  Resp. Record
1 Ambient Air Quality SO2-80µg/m3
RSPM- 60µg/m3
Once in a six months External Lab HOD HRD Report form External Agency
Stored in safety dept.
2 Work zone Air Quality SO2-5 mg/m3

NOx-TWA 6 mg/m3


Once in a six months External Lab HOD HRD Report form External Agency Stored in safety dept
3 Ambient Noise Level Day time-75dBA max.
Night time-70 dBA max.
Once in three months External Lab HOD Admin Report form External Agency Stored in safety dept
4 Work Zone Noise level 90 db A max for eight hours Once in three months External Lab HOD Admin Report form External Agency

 6.0 RECORD REF.Reports from External Agencies.

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