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Selecting One-man Earth Drills

Safety, ergonomics and engine power should all be considered.
Mike Hale
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No longer “just a hole digger,” designs and features have advanced and improved over the years.


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September 2013 Cover Story

Proving Results, Showing Safety

Scanning and testing with measurement devices can help to validate cleaning outcomes and ensure safe environments.
Phillip Lawless
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In the grand scheme of history, cleaning and maintenance tasks are still in their infancy; just 100 years ago, the safe removal of dirt from a building required manual sweepers and impractical machines that sometimes needed gas or oil.


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August 2013 Feature 4

Enhancing Sustainability In Hard Floor Care And Cleaning

New options reduce energy consumption and water usage and diminish the need for detergents.
Karin Overstreet
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Today, cleaning equipment suppliers offer different products and technologies that allow cleaning professionals to achieve these goals, ranging from reduced or chemical-free cleaning to cleaning path extension and multi-purpose cleaning machines.


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August 2013 Facility Focus

New OSHA Rules For Floor Safety

Updated guidelines say floors should be inspected by “qualified persons.”
Russell Kendzior
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In August 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is scheduled to release new rules for Walking and Working Surfaces (29 CFR Part 1910), that raise the bar for floorcare, safety and inspection.


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August 2013 Maintenance Matters

Maintaining And Cleaning High Volume, Low Speed Fans

The basic steps to keep these effective money savers operating safely and efficiently.
Eddie Boyd
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High volume, low speed (HVLS) fans are a great solution to improve energy efficiency and indoor air quality, and the technology has surged in popularity in indoor and outdoor spaces across the country.


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August 2013 Contractor Success

Putting A Premium On Safety

A safer work environment can lower your workers’ compensation premiums.
Caitlyn Scheuermann
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Since the inception of the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the 1970s, workplace fatalities have dropped by more than 65 percent, and job-related injuries and illnesses have been reduced by over 67 percent, yet these numbers could decline significantly by taking simple precautions.


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July 2013 Raising Standards

Safety Pays

How safety can put a cap on workers’ compensation cost.
Jim Peduto, CBSE, Esq.
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Workers’ compensation premiums are based in part on things over which you have little control, such as the type of industry you work in and the state or region of the country where your business is located.


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June 2013 Maintenance Matters

Ensure Worker Safety And Meet OSHA Regulations Using CMMS

CMMS can be called upon to automate preventative tasks, ensure worker safety.
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Computer maintenance management systems (CMMS) have long been recognized for automating preventive maintenance tasks on operations equipment to improve asset uptime, performance, longevity, labor efficiency, capital expense reduction and more.


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May 2013 Contractor Success

Path To Guest Satisfaction

The quartet of guest satisfaction is the foundation for receiving rave reviews about your hotel, motel, inn or hostel.
Anthony Melchiorri Dave Mesko
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To meet evolving needs of the “connected customer,” hotels can build a strong online reputation by focusing on building the four pillars of guest satisfaction: image, cleanliness, safety and security.


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