The University of Iowa

Locker Room, Rest Room and Shower Space

What to Expect:  All lights work. Soap dispensers, paper towel dispensers, faucets, mirrors, light switches, doors and stall handles and other bathroom fixtures are clean. All supplies are stocked. Toilets, urinals, sinks, shower stalls and floor are all clean and disinfected. Some restroom fixtures are old and difficult to clean to a shiny and bright condition.  Every effort is made to ensure high level of cleanliness regardless of the age or condition of the fixture. The cleanliness level is based on the APPA Staffing Guidelines - Level 2.

Frequency Task
Daily Empty trash bins and receptacles; check and fill dispensers, as needed; wipe down dispensers; remove large debris before dust mopping and thoroughly disinfecting floor; clean and disinfect all fixture surfaces; check and remove graffiti on walls and partitions,  as needed; clean and disinfect door handles.
Weekly Clean walls and partitions; remove mineral deposits from toilets and urinals.
Monthly Dust empty horizontal surfaces such as windowsills, baseboards and fixtures; change out sharp containers, as needed; machine scrub restrooms, lockers rooms and showers, where applicable.
Annually Scrub and refinish floor, as needed; inspect and deep clean tile grout; clean reachable light fixtures, as needed; thoroughly clean trash bins and receptacles.