Hard, Resilient and Specialized Floor Care

Wm R. Griffin, Reference
Hard, Resilient and Specialized Floor Care

1. South Seattle Community College
Taught Professional Cleaning and Floor Care
Duwaumish Branch 1997 - 1998
Main Campus 1981 - 1984

2. Seattle Central Community College 1999
Taught classes for employees on basic cleaning and floor care

3. King County Facilities 1998
Developed and conducted floor care proficiency exam for job advancement
Taught floor care and professional cleaning classes for staff
Evaluated and set up a hard floor care program for 1.4 million sq. ft. of property

4. Have researched and written numerous articles on Hard, Resilient, Wood and Specialized Floor Care for national and international magazines (See wrg article list) 1980 to present.

5. Researched and rewrote: Chapter Two: Hard, Resilient and Wood Floor
Care (2001). One of the four chapters of The Comprehensive Custodial Training Manual

6. Provided phone consultation services to small business owners regarding hard, resilient and wood floor care procedures and pricing. 1995 to present

7. Wrote floor care cleaning specification for: Seattle Tacoma Airport, 1999; Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, 1988; Evergreen Medical Center, 1998; and other facilities to numerous to mention. (See detailed resume for additional information)

8. Conducted custodial audit, including floor and carpet care for State University of New York, at Albany. 2000

9. Floor covering inspections of hard, resilient, stone, wood, and laminate flooring. (Over 300, 1997 to present)

10. Trained and approved as a Laminate Floor Covering Installer by Pergo, Picking and Witex. 1999 - 2001

11. Expert witness regarding slip trip and fall cases as they apply to cleaning and maintenance procedures for carpet, hard and resilient flooring. 1980 to present.

12. Taught two-day "Advance Floor Care Seminar" with Glen Franklin in Las Vegas, NV for Cleaning Supply Super Store. 1998

13. Presentations regarding floor care,
- Cleaning Management Conferences - 1991 & 1994
- BSCAI Convention - 1997
- ISSA Convention - 1999

14. Attended Advanced Flooring Specialists, Inc. Laminate Inspection Symposium in Dalton GA, gave a presentation on "Laminate Floor Maintenance." 2001

15. Attended Mannington "Hard Surface Flooring Inspection Course," 1996, 1997

16. Attended a one week - Hard and Resilient Flooring Inspection course presented by the Academy of Textiles and Flooring (ATF)- 1995

17. I polish my own laminate floor each month under my chair in front of my desk and have done so for four years. 1997 to present