University Health Office


Standard Operating Procedures for Power Sweeping Machine


Power Sweeping Machine (Rhino RD 160):

It is a Ride on Diesel engine operated sweeper Machine with sweeping performance upto 10.5 km/hr. It has a powerful, heavy duty diesel engine. Effective brush line in main broom for better and faster cleaning. DCS-Debris compact system helps to use the hopper capacity to optimum level.

Usage: - this machine is being used to clean the dividers & remove the dust from the Campus roads, it is very useful for this purpose.

Frequency of usage: Daily

The machine is operated by the operator as per method mentioned below:-

Sit in operator seat, Disengage parking brake

Throttle should be in idle position

Turn the ignition key clockwise till the engine starts.

Use the headlamp for operating in low light areas.

Throttle should be in normal/power sweep position.

Press the directional control pedal forward to propel the machine in the forward direction

Press the directional control pedal backward to propel the machine in the reverse direction.

The speed of direction varies with the pressure in which the directional control pedal is pushed.

Select normal sweep speed

Operate switches to activate brooms and vacuum fan.

Sweep as required, use the side brush if required.

Drive the machine slowly to the designated waste disposal area/yard/container

Apply parking brake

Operate filter shaker to remove dust

Empty hopper in a waste collecting bin or an approved dumping location.

Disengage parking brake

Slowly back the machine up to 5 feet

Close dumping door and lower hopper completely and drive the machine to a designated cleaning area or garage

When the foot is taken off the pedal the machine will slow down and will coast to a stop

To stop or slow the machine quickly press the brake pedal downwards and release when stopped

Standard Operating Procedures of Thermal Fogging Machine for Vector Control


Fogging machine used for Vector Control:-

It is compatible for any type of chemical fogging and extensively used to eradicate insects and pests.

Fogging is a technique used for killing insects that involves using a fine pesticide spray (aerosol) which is directed by a blower towards controlling vector borne diseases. These machines are an effective medium for the treatment of large pieces of land, gardens, and other house landscapes. The thermal fogging machines are used for public health sectors and vector control.

Frequency of Fogging:-.

  • Fortnightly, when the number of Mosquitoes increases.

  • When three are increases in cases even weekly.

Following disinfectants are used to make fogging solution:

  1. Malathion 50%
  2. Malathion Technical
  3. Deltamethrin 1.25%


For amount of disinfectant =L x W x h

= For 1000 in cubic feet = 1 litre solution.

1 Litre solution is sufficient for fogging of 1000 cubic feet

Method of operating the fogging machine by the Staff:-

Wear the mask, gloves & goggles before starting the work.

Before plugging the fogging machine to the main, ensure that the machine is in the OFF Mode

Open the tank cap of the fogging machine and add fogging liquid to the tank (maximum upto 7 litres) and tighten the cap

Switch ON the Main mode

Place it at appropriate place with the nozzle’s direction facing the desired direction

Switch ON the machine so that the machine starts generating fog

Turn the value knob in anticlockwise direction for increasing the flow and in clockwise direction for droplets

After completion of fogging, switch OFF the machine and after the machine is completely cooled down, the remaining solution and petrol are removed and emptied to ensure cleaning of internal parts of the machine

Standard Operating Procedures for Battery Operated Knapsack Sprayer Machine


Battery Operated Knapsack Sprayer:-

Spray pump which is carried on the back of the operator is called a knapsack sprayer. This type Spray pump in used for spraying larger areas in minimum possible time. It has all the advantages of a battery operated Sprayer together with the advantage of using it manually if the sprayer is not charged.

Benefits of Battery Operated Knapsack Sprayer:-

        On a single charge the sprayer is capable of working for 4 hours to 10 hours and discharges more than 2.0 lts./per minute.

        A rechargeable maintenance free 12 volt 7ah/ 8ah or 12 ah battery is provided to give trouble free performance.

        A sturdy AC 100-240 volts 50-60 HZ charger is supplied along with the sprayer.

        A battery indicator is provided on the sprayer to check the battery strength.

        Plastic pressure chamber is provided along with a Mild steel operating handle for smooth operation.

        The sprayer is designed to rest comfortably on the operator's back.

        The sprayer is connected with a stainless steel Hi Jet gun or a spray lance.


  • Insecticide Spray works for ani-adult mosquitos/flies

  • Insecticide Spray works for anti –Larval work

  • Disinfectants spray work like belching power/Hypochlorite/varies solution and Phenyl etc.

Operting section of Battery Operated Knapsack Sprayer:-

Fit the appropriate nozzle for the spray pattern required

Open the tank lid but do not remove the filling filter from the tank opening

Pour the required volume of spray liquid into the tank

Replace the tank lid and tighten.

Place the sprayer on the operator’s back and adjust the lengths of the straps as necessary, using the buckles

Operate the pump handle 6 – 8 times to draw liquid into the pressure chamber and to provide the required working pressure

Press on the handle of the trigger valve to spray

Continue operating the pump handle to maintain pressure in the sprayer whilst spraying

Standard Operating Procedures for Office of the University Health Officer


  1. This office provides a support role to other department and deals with sanitation & vector control works.

  2. Receiving and Despatch of letters related of the work of this office.

  3. After signing the UHO, the related papers are sent to the concerned staff for disposal.

  4. The attendances of staff are sent to the Salary Section.

  5. To maintain staff personal files and leave records.

  6. Preparing of proposal for extension /appointment of staff & sent to Registrar for Necessary permission.

  7. To issue department /extension order of the staff.

  8. Transfer and posting of the field staff.

  9. Preparing and keeping the database of all the staff.

  10. Maintenance of stock of permanent and consumable items.

  11. Maintenance of files of Correspondence related to Finance (Budget/Grant).

  12. Maintaining proper accounts as per the audit requirements.

  13. Service book and Pension paper are checked and sent to the pension section.

  14. Arrangements of special cleaning works at the time of University function as Sir Syed Day, Convocation ets.

  15. This office distributes necessary instruments/items to the Supervisor, when they require in written.

  16. This office distributes uniforms to the concerned staff after receiving from purchase office.

  17. This office displayed all information/circulars on the notice board of the office.

Standard Operating Procedures of the sanitation and Vector Control works


The University Health Office is dealing with the environmental sanitation of the whole campus of the University.

The main features to maintain the proper environmental sanitation are as follows:-

  1. Sweeping and cleaning of roads: (i) To keep the campus clean 35 Safaiwalas are deputed to perform daily sweeping and cleaning of the roads and surrounding of the buildings including the residential colonies. (ii) Mechanical Cleaning and removal of dust from the road side dividers is carried out by the Power Sweeping Machine daily.

  2. Collection & disposal of solid waste:- Daily collection and disposal of solid waste of the campus is being carried out by Five Tractors & Eight Hydraulic Trollies, two big Cycle Rickshaw & 07 wheel barrow carts with the help of 14 Safaiwalas.

  3. Primary Segregation of garbage:- For collections of visitor’s garbage S.S. dustbins with two and three units (In which dustbin, what kind of garbage is to be put, giving information by pasted strikers) have been fixed on the campus roads for primary segregation.

  4. Cleaning of drains & naala:- Cleaning of drains and pre-mansion nala cleaning work are being carried out by the staff/casual labour of this office. Electric Suction Pump is also used to out the water filled over the silt  

  5. Washing of Roads:-Whenever there is a need to wash the roads or stop the dust in the raw places, then water sprinkling is done by the Water Tankers and two tankers are available for this work.

  6. Cleaning of Septic Tanks:- Septic Tanks cleaning work is carried out by this office with the help of Tata Suction Machine. 

  7. Removal of dead animals:-Arrangements for immediate removal of dead animals from campus is carried out by this office with the help of Nagar Nigam, Aligarh.

  8. Vector Control Programme:- To reduce density of mosquito and to prevent vector borne diseases in the campus regular anti-larva measures-spraying over open drain and anti-adult mosquito measures-residual spray of insecticide and fogging were carried out in the campus. This office has Six Fogging Machines, Eight Battery Operated Sprayers and ten employees have been and deputed for these works.

  9. Prevention of COVID-19:- Sanitization work is done in the campus, disinfection work (where is required) is being done by this office according to the guidelines with the help of Five Electric Operated Atomisers and Spray Pumps.

  10. Swachh A.M.U. Aabhiyan:- Under special comprehensive cleaning programme to remove dust, refuse and shrubs on road side payments drains lands and surrounding of Halls of residences/staff quarters/buildings is carried out by staff of this office regularly.

  11. Health Education Programme:-­Posters for wide publicity regarding preventive means to control of Vector Borne diseases were prepared and pasted at various locations by the staff.

  12. Health Office was fully involved in maintenance of University cleanliness and vector control during the University programme/functions/ admission test and other activities.

  13. The following times are provided to the staff:-

For sanitation works

For vector control works

Safety items for staff












Garbage Bags

Grass Cutter




Bleaching Powder


Glycel liquid

Mera 71%



King Fog



Sentry powder





Gum boots


Health Officer and Assistant Professor
Email: universityhealthoffice@gmail.com