Ensure PPE is worn.
A chemical test kit is required to assess whether the chemical characteristics comply with the requirements for effective cleaning.
The test should be conducted on cleaning solutions that have been made up but not used.
The tests to conduct are given in the Table below.
Chemical test parameters for cleaning solutions
Guideline for levels of active alkalinity based on soil loads
Before adjusting chemical dose rates, it is imperative to verify that the ‘presumed’ chemical dose is actually being delivered. Capture the chemical as it is dispensed to make the verification.