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Articles Tagged with ''facilities''

March 2013 Let's Talk Shop

Knowledge Is Power

Without knowledge, we place control in others' hands and lose our power to influence situational outcomes.
March 18, 2013

There is a shift taking place in the industry; increasingly, building operators see clean facilities as an investment that both attracts and protects occupants and customers.


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February 2013 Raising Standards

The Facilities Management Connection

Instead of being autonomous, facilities management departments have huge influences on entire organizations and companies.
February 12, 2013

Not only is cleaning the largest component of the facilities budget, but it is also the most visible piece of the management function — and, it has an impact on occupant health and hygiene.


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February 2013 Contractor Success

Eliminating Bedbugs The Right Way

Heading advisories against using pesticides to treat bedbug problems.
February 9, 2013

In November 2012, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) issued a health advisory about the dangers of misusing pesticides to treat bedbug infestations.


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February 2013 Issue Teaser

The CM/Spotlight: Infection Control Is Live

February 8, 2013

The February edition of Cleaning & Maintenance Management magazine, our annual CM/Spotlight: Infection Control, is now available for you to click through and enjoy.


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February 2013 Bidding And Estimating

Bidding In Healthcare Environments

If you are unfamiliar with the healthcare market, do adequate research before bidding on any account.
February 4, 2013

There is opportunity and potential profit in the cleaning of hospitals, healthcare facilities and medical-related offices.


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February 2013 Feature 3

Tips To Fight HAIs In Any Facility

While traditionally found in healthcare settings, superbugs aren't a problem exclusive to medical facilities, nor should they be treated that way.
February 4, 2013

Traditionally healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are becoming community-acquired and have found their way into other public spaces, presenting challenges to cleaning professionals regardless of where they work.


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January 2013 Letters And Views

Letters To The Editor

Insight from the JanSan industry.
January 1, 2013

Each month, we welcome readers to opine on the noteworthy — or even the trivial — aspects of their lives as JanSan professionals. The following is some of the correspondence we have received in recent weeks.


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CMM Online Exclusive

Mats And Matting Matter

Do you have an effective matting system in your facilities?
November 19, 2012

Mats — in their many configurations, colors and considerations for customization — get walked over and stepped on every day, but their importance should never be taken for granted.


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November 2012 Feature 4

Sustainable Education Programs

Information gathering and distribution is evolving as quickly as the role of custodial professional.
November 1, 2012

December 6, 2012 in Orlando, Florida, will mark CMI's second session of the Sustainable Cleaning for Educational Facilities program held in partnership with Cleaning Consultant Services Inc.


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October 2012 Tackling Trouble Areas

Beyond The Bulb

Lighting retrofit kits provide a non-disruptive maintenance solution that produces sustainable cost savings.
September 28, 2012