Cleaning & detergents policy

Working practices

Assess area / item to be clear of obstacles.

Do not over-reach.

Work within your own limits.

Do not rush.

Wash hands after cleaning

Communicate risks



Read the label and follow the instructions.

Use the correct PPE for chemicals to be used.

Keep area well ventilated.

Do not mix chemicals.

Return to store when finished.

Clean spills immediately.

Store away from heat / light.

Do not store above head height.

Store in the original container

Prevent access by vulnerable people.


Shared equipment

Buoyancy aids , wet suits, paddles etc. may be rinsed with a mild soap solution prior to re-issue.

Only cleaning chemicals stored in containers greater than 5 litres are required to have relevant COSHH data sheets available.