Caretaking Manual

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Information for school maintenance staff in their role of providing clean, attractive, and pleasant educational facilities for students and staff. Addresses local school division policy. Presents general guidelines of first aid and safety, including guidelines for treating choking, giving CPR, treating of burns and poisonings, handling of environmental injuries, and caring for and using various types of safety and disaster equipment. Presents the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System. Examines the development of a properly supplied and maintained caretaker's room. Explains the types of chemicals available to caretakers and their intended use. Covers cleaning procedures from dusting and cleaning chalkboards to all aspects of floor care, including finishing/sealing, spray buffing, and stain removal, and troubleshooting. Presents a sample facility review form which provides a means of determining that the various areas of a facility are acceptable or needing improvement. Includes a glossary of terms related to building maintenance and cleaning.
Abbott, Lynn; Boehme, Daryl; Hoffart, Rodd; Malcolm, John; Merkowsky, Gary
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Council of Educational Facility Planners International (CEFPI), 9180 E. Desert Cove, Suite 104, Scottsdale, AZ 85260; Tel: 480-391-0840
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References to Books and Other Media