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How to ‘Lean’ Your Clean

Presenter: Richard Bodo

Sponsor: Windsor Karcher Group

Channels: BSC Focus, Educational Quick Clips, Management, Standards

You may be familiar with the concept of “lean production,” which has its roots in manufacturing. But you can also apply “lean” principles to the cleaning process. In this Educational Quick Clip, Richard Bodo spells out how knowing your numbers can ensure that your cleaning process is as efficient—and cost-effective—as possible. Plus, you’ll learn how your employees can help you weed out waste.


About the Presenter

Richard Bodo is director of training at Kärcher North America in Saint Augustine, Fla. He is also an IICRC Master Textile Cleaner and a contributor to industry standards, publications, and training programs. He possesses almost 15 years of experience in the jansan industry and has expertise in carpet care, hard floor care, training, and sales.


Additional Resources

ISSA-TV: Productivity Rates Made Easy

ISSA Bookstore: 612 Cleaning Times How to Calculate Cleaning Times