Cleaning Checklist for Back to School

As schools are starting to develop a Back-to-School plan for this new normal that the COVID-19 Pandemic has presented, Rubbermaid Commercial Products has created a Cleaning Checklist that will help you and your team ensure the safety of staff and students throughout all areas of your school.

Here are two important things to remember before diving into the checklists:

  • Don’t forget to clean visibly dirty surfaces with water and detergent prior to disinfecting
  • Ensure proper dwell time is met and let air dry

Classroom Cleaning Checklist

  1. Disinfect individual desks
  2. Dust mop and wet mop the floor
  3. Carpet disinfection

Common Area Cleaning Checklist

  1. Disinfect entryway and lobby
  2. Disinfect common spaces
  3. Waste disposal
  4. Disinfect lounge seating area
  5. Disinfect lounge high-touch areas
  6. Dust mop and wet mop the floor

Auditorium & Library Cleaning Checklist

  1. Disinfect auditorium high-touch areas
  2. Disinfect auditorium
  3. Disinfect library area
  4. Disinfect study area
  5. Dust mop and wet mop the floor

Dining Hall Cleaning Checklist

  1. Sanitize food prep area
  2. Sanitize surface areas and equipment
  3. Disinfect shared appliances
  4. Disinfect dining hall serving line
  5. Disinfect dining hall tabletops and common areas
  6. Dust mop and wet mop the floor

Restroom Cleaning Checklist

  1. Disinfect sink and counter
  2. Clean mirrors
  3. Disinfect toilet bowl and surface
  4. Restock supplies and waste disposal
  5. Dust mop and wet mop the floor

Make sure to wear disposable gloves and ensure proper ventilation while cleaning and disinfecting the restroom.

Additionally, the CDC recommends providing adequate supplies to support healthy hygiene behaviors, including hand sanitizer and touch-free trash containers. Ensure hand sanitizer stations are placed in visible locations and are refilled regularly.

For a more detailed cleaning checklist please click the following: