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Articles Tagged with ''workplace''

June 2014 Raising Standards

Three Requirements For A Safe Workplace

Management commitment, employee involvement and planning.
John Poole, Jr.
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If you are an employer or a manager, it is your responsibility to provide a safe work environment not only for your cleaning staff, but for all your employees.


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August 2013 Let's Talk Shop

When Hiring New Cleaners, Consider Those With Special Needs

Hiring disabled employees benefits the individual, the organization and the community.
Kevin Keeler
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While training students with special needs for jobs in the cleaning industry took a little longer and required more effort, what they brought to the workplace made that time both productive and worthwhile.


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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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February 2013 Feature 5

Encouraging Hand Hygiene To Discourage Germs

When promoting handwashing and hand hygiene, product choices can be the deciding factor in the battle against workplace illness.
Tom Wirostek
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Handwashing is the single most effective means of preventing the spread of infection, and more than 20 studies show that, on average, good hand hygiene practices can reduce illness and absence rates and the associated costs by around 40 percent.


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