Procedure for Housekeeping of the Factory Premises

Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for Housekeeping of the different areas of Factory Premises at pharmaceutical drug manufacturing plants.

Good Housekeeping Practices in Pharma Plant

1.0   PURPOSE:

    • The purpose of this SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) is to lay down the procedure for housekeeping of the factory premises.

2.0   SCOPE – HOUSEKEEPING PRACTICES:

    • This SOP is applicable to the following areas of factory premises of the pharmaceutical plant.
      • Administration OfficeHousekeeping Practices
      • Change Room
      • Conference Room
      • General Corridor of Manufacturing Canteen
      • Maintenance Department
      • Outside Premises including gardens, roads, and drainage
      • Passage
      • Project Office
      • Quality Assurance Office
      • Quality Control Laboratory
      • Reception Area
      • Security Office
      • Service Floor
      • Toilet
      • Utility Area
      • Warehouse Department
      • Washing Areas
    • Note: This Housekeeping SOP is not applicable for the Core Manufacturing area and MLT room of Microbiology Laboratory.

3.0   RESPONSIBILITY – HOUSEKEEPING PRACTICES:

    • Housekeeping Supervisor shall be responsible for :

    • Check that all areas of the Plant are clean as per our requirement on daily basis.
    • Check the areas to be cleaned weekly and monthly.
    • Issue the material daily as per the procedure to housekeeping workers.
    • Maintain daily, weekly and monthly reports.
    • Executive- P&A/ Facility Management shall be responsible for :

    • Check that all the areas of the plant are cleaned as per our requirement daily.
    • Arrange the material for housekeeping.
    • Check the area which is to be cleaned weekly and monthly.
    • Check that all the records are maintained properly.

4.0   PROCEDURE – HOUSEKEEPING PRACTICES:

    • Follow the cleaning frequency as shown below:
Sr. No. Area Frequency
1 Reception Area Twice in a day
2 Conference Room Once in a day
3 Administration Office Once in a day
4 Training Hall Once in a day
5 Canteen Twice in a day
6 All toilets and urinals Twice in a day
7 Staff and Workers change room Twice in a day
8 Utilities/Service area Once in a day
9 Doors, Window panes, Door closures Once in a day
10 Wall, tube light fixtures Once in a month
11 Fans, Grill, Windows, Windowpane Once a week
12 Outside premises including garden, Roads, and drainage Once in a day
13 Quality Control Laboratory Twice a day
14 Security Office Once a day
15 General Corridor of Manufacturing  (Premises) Twice a day
16 Quality Assurance Office Twice a day
  • Note: As and when required cleaning of all the above areas can be done and shall be recorded in the daily logbook.
Automatic Floor Cleaning Machine (Roots Make) 20 liters water
Hemtop Solution 19.8 litres water & 200 ml Hemtop (1.0%)
Dettol Solution 19.5 litres water & 500 ml Dettol (2.5%)
Hemac 4 18    Litres water and 2 liters Hemac 4 (10.0%)
    • Receptions, Conference, Administration Office, Training Hall, Security Office, and Quality Assurance Office-

    • Clean the floor by sweeping with nylon broom.
    • Mop the floor using 1.0% non-ionic Liquid Hemtop manually/machine.
    • Disinfect with 2.5% Dettol solution for the first three days of the week & 10.0% Hemac 4 solutions for the next three days of the week by manually or by machine.
    • General Corridors in the Manufacturing area, Staircase, QC Laboratory, and Warehouse Area-

    • Clean the floor of the staircase, warehouse, and QC Packing area by sweeping with nylon brooms or brush.
    • Mop the floor using 1.0% non-ionic Liquid Hemtop with manually/machine.
    • Disinfect with 2.5% Dettol solution for the first three days of the week & 10.0% Hemac 4 solutions for the last three days of the week by manually/machine.
    • Staff and workers change room and canteen

    • Clean the floor by sweeping with nylon broom.
    • Mop the floor using 1.0% non-ionic Liquid Hemtop with manually/machine.
    • Disinfect with 2.5% Dettol solution for the first three days of the week & 10.0% Hemac 4 solutions for the last three days of the week by manually/machine.
    • Service area and Utility

    • Clean the floor by sweeping with nylon broom.
    • Mop the floor using 1.0% non-ionic Liquid Hemtop with manually with mop or mopping stick
    • Disinfect with 2.5% Dettol solution for the first three days of the week & 10.0% Hemac 4 solutions for the last three days of the week by manually with mop or mopping stick.
    • All Toilets

    • Clean the floor by sweeping with a nylon brush.
    • Use Harpic solution to clean urinals and flush with water.
    • Clean toilet with disinfectant i.e., 10.0% Hemac 4 solution and wash with 10.0% phenyl solution.
    • Brush all washbasins with Harpic solution and wash with water. Washbasin with 10.0% phenyl.
    • Check the air purifier (odonil) in all toilets and replace it when it is required.
    • Put naphthalene ball into the urinal & change them at regular intervals.
    • Check and replace the liquid soap solution pack in the soap dispenser
    • Doors, Door closers, Window glass, Racks, Tabletop

    • Clean doors, door closers, racks, and tabletops with a clean moist cloth followed by cleaning with a dry cloth.
    • Clean door glass and window glass with Colin solution wipe clean with dry mop or paper.
    • Walls, Ceiling fans, Tube light fixtures, Window grills, Change room lockers

    • Clean wall surface, ceiling fans, tube light fixtures, and change room lockers with clean & dry cloth followed by cleaning with a moist cloth.
    • Outside premises including garden, roads, and drainage

    • Cut the lawn in the garden by using lawn cutting machines from time to time.
    • Remove the garbage found during the cutting operation and dispose of it.
    • Clean all open drainage points outside the factory by removing dust, dried leaves, and grass.
    • Sweep the road every day and collect garbage during sweeping operation and dispose of it.

5.0   DISTRIBUTION OF SOP:

    • Maintenance
    • Packing
    • Personnel & Administration
    • Production
    • Quality Assurance
    • Quality Control
    • Warehouse

6.0   ANNEXURES – SOP FOR HOUSEKEEPING:

Annexure 1: Daily Housekeeping Report.

AREA

 
Date Area of Cleaning Shift: Done by (Name) Verified by (Housekeeping Supervisor)

Remarks

Time of Cleaning

Manual Cleaning

Machine Cleaning

Start time

End time

Checked by – User Department

Verified by – Facility Management / Personnel & Administration

Reviewed by -QA

    • To be displayed separately for each area/section.
    • Please put a tick (√) or (X) for manual Cleaning/machine Cleaning.
    • If an area is occupied due to some reason then cleaning can be skipped, after completion of the activity, perform the cleaning with justification.

Annexure 2: Weekly Housekeeping Report.

Area

Date Time Entity Done by (Name) Checked by Remarks
Start time End time Fan Door Grill Window

Window Pane

Annexure 3: Monthly Housekeeping Report.

Area

Date Time Entity Done by (Name) Checked by (Housekeeping Supervisor)

Remarks

Start time

End time Wall

Tube light fixtures

Granulation
Compression & Coating
Packing Hall
QC Laboratory
QA Office
Utility
Canteen
Administration Office
Time Office
Security Office
RMS
PMS
BSR
Maintenance Office

Annexure 4: Toilet Cleaning Record.

Date Time Urinal and Toilet Tub Wash Basins Naphthalene Balls Soap Dispenser Odonil Done by (Name) Checked by

(Housekeeping Supervisor)

Remarks
Start time End time

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