Alberta Health & Safety Standards: How Our Cleaning Protocols Ensure Client and Staff Wellbeing

In today’s fast-paced world, the cleanliness and safety of our surroundings have become paramount concerns. Whether it’s at home, in the office, or in commercial spaces, maintaining a clean and hygienic environment is essential for promoting health and wellbeing. At Select Building Services, we understand the importance of prioritizing safety in all aspects of our cleaning services. In this article, we’ll delve into how our rigorous cleaning protocols ensure the wellbeing of both our clients and staff.

Importance of Professional Cleaning Standards

Professional cleaning standards play a crucial role in safeguarding against germs, bacteria, and viruses that can cause illness and infections. Here’s why adhering to these standards is essential:

  • Effective Germ Elimination: Professional cleaning standards encompass proven techniques and specialized equipment that effectively eliminate germs and bacteria from surfaces. This helps reduce the risk of illnesses spreading among occupants of the space.
  • Enhanced Indoor Air Quality: Proper cleaning practices not only focus on surface cleanliness but also contribute to improved indoor air quality. By removing dust, allergens, and pollutants, professional cleaning helps create a healthier environment for breathing.
  • Prevention of Cross-Contamination: Professional cleaners are trained to prevent cross-contamination by using separate tools and cleaning solutions for different areas. This minimizes the spread of pathogens and maintains a hygienic environment.

Alberta Health and Safety Standards for the Cleaning Industry

In Alberta, like in many other regions, there are specific health and safety standards set for the cleaning industry. These standards serve as guidelines to ensure the protection of workers and the public. Here’s why they matter:

  • Worker Safety: Alberta Health and Safety standards outline protocols to protect cleaning staff from potential hazards such as chemical exposure, ergonomic injuries, and slip-and-fall accidents. By adhering to these standards, we prioritize the safety and wellbeing of our team members.
  • Client Confidence: Adhering to regulatory standards instills confidence in our clients that we are committed to providing safe and reliable cleaning services. It assures them that our practices meet or exceed industry requirements for cleanliness and safety.
  • Legal Compliance: Compliance with Alberta Health and Safety standards is not only ethically responsible but also legally required. By ensuring our operations align with these standards, we mitigate the risk of penalties and legal issues.

Our Comprehensive Cleaning Protocols

At Select Building Services, we take pride in our comprehensive cleaning protocols designed to deliver exceptional results while prioritizing safety. Here’s how we ensure the wellbeing of our clients and staff:

  • Thorough Training: Our cleaning staff undergo extensive training on the latest cleaning techniques, safety protocols, and proper use of cleaning agents and equipment. This equips them with the knowledge and skills necessary to perform their duties safely and effectively.
  • Use of Eco-Friendly Products: We prioritize the use of eco-friendly cleaning products that are non-toxic and safe for both humans and the environment. These products are effective in removing dirt and germs while minimizing the risk of harmful chemical exposure.
  • Customized Cleaning Plans: We understand that every space is unique, with different cleaning requirements and challenges. That’s why we tailor our cleaning plans to meet the specific needs of each client, ensuring thorough cleaning and disinfection of all areas.
  • Regular Quality Assurance Checks: Our commitment to excellence extends to regular quality assurance checks conducted by supervisors. These checks ensure that our cleaning standards are consistently met and that any issues are promptly addressed.
  • Adherence to Health and Safety Standards: We strictly adhere to Alberta Health and Safety standards, implementing protocols to protect both our staff and clients. This includes proper use of personal protective equipment, safe handling of cleaning chemicals, and adherence to ergonomic practices.


At Select Building Services, safety is at the core of everything we do. From our stringent cleaning protocols to our commitment to Alberta Health and Safety standards, we prioritize the wellbeing of our clients and staff above all else. By choosing our services, you can rest assured that your environment will be clean, hygienic, and safe for everyone. Let us partner with you in creating a healthier, happier space.

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