Janitors may attend vocational training programs or certification courses in cleaning and maintenance tasks, but college education is not typically required for the job.
Many janitors wear uniforms or standardized clothing as part of their job.
Janitors may wear gloves to protect their hands from exposure to cleaning chemicals or bodily fluids, or to prevent the spread of infection.
Yes, janitors may be responsible for cleaning blood and other bodily fluids as part of their cleaning duties.
There is no evidence to suggest that janitors get sick more often than workers in other occupations. However, janitors may be at a higher risk of exposure to infectious diseases due to their cleaning and maintenance work in public spaces.
Yes, janitors may be responsible for cleaning windows as part of their cleaning duties.
Yes, janitors typically receive on-the-job training and may also complete vocational training programs or certification courses in cleaning and maintenance tasks.
The highest paying states for janitors in the United States are generally in the Northeast and West Coast regions, including New York, Massachusetts, California, and Hawaii.
A janitor and a housekeeper are similar in that they are responsible for cleaning and maintaining a building or facility, but a housekeeper may focus more on maintaining individual living spaces, while a janitor may focus more on common areas…
Yes, janitors are typically responsible for cleaning and maintaining bathrooms in a building or facility.