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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Question

Is there a estimate list of how many square feet each FTE should be able to clean? For instance, for a 240,000 sq.ft. hospital, how much staff should I have?


Answer

I'd expect the average production rate would range between 1500 to 2300 sq. ft. per productive hour per employee, based on what you have told me. Good question, risky answer due to all the variables that impact a facility and different areas within a facility. For a more accurate production rate, you would need to drill down to the square footage of various types of areas and more info is needed about your facility, such as age, bed count, customer base, services provided, geographic location, hours and the list goes on. Your real numbers are what you have done in the past.
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