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November 2013 Feature 7

GHS — The Right To Understand

The new global standard aims to eliminate inconsistencies and inaccuracies on product labels.
Dawn Shoemaker
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In December 2013, a big change is coming to the way warning and hazard labels and related materials are displayed on scores of different products including professional cleaning products.


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CM e-News Daily

ICM booklet available

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IEHA is pleased to make available "Getting Started with Integrated Cleaning and Measurement™ – ICM: ATP Edition," a how-to guide to measuring cleaning success in an easy-to-read pocket edition.


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HFI provides SMART ATP sampling tips

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In light of the launch of the ISSA Clean Standard, the Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) is providing ATP Sampling Tips.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: How should I bid to deep clean hotel rooms?

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October 2013 Bidding & Estimating

Restrooms And The Bidding Process

How to calculate labor, costs and cleaning times to guarantee satisfied customers and profit.
William R. Griffin
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Restrooms are an important and sensitive area in any building and must be maintained at high levels of cleanliness, sanitation and safety at all times to avoid complaints, liability and a negative impression on employees, customers and the public.


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October 2013 Tackling Trouble Areas

Handling Hard To Reach Areas

Boom lift basics: What they are, what they do and how they should be chosen.
Jeff Ford
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Inside and out, boom lifts effectively and efficiently meet overhead challenges, safely placing people and materials in hard-to-reach spaces that might otherwise be inaccessible.


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October 2013 Let's Talk Shop

Proper Staffing Includes More Than Just Cleaning

In calculating or justifying staffing needs, you must account for both cleaning and non-cleaning time.
Kevin Keeler
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As cleaning professionals, one of the most difficult tasks we face is staffing our facilities, especially in a tough economy where every dollar counts.


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October 2013 A Clean Sweep

Putting It In Writing

Boston Logan International Airport is making the commitment to the health and safety of its occupants contractual.
Amanda Martini-Hughes
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It is no longer acceptable to consider making a change to products that have less of an impact on the environment — it is practically a requirement.


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October 2013 Feature 5

Effective Steps To Stop Restroom Germs

Properly addressing factors that can make restrooms unsanitary.
Rich Bucher
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Public restrooms have a reputation for being unsanitary, germy hotspots. This is because many people do not wash their hands properly and spread germs to highly-touched surfaces like sink faucets, door handles and paper towel dispensers.


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October 2013 Raising Standards

Blue Is The New Green

Ways to conserve the world’s most precious resource — water.
Dave Frank
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Reducing water use by adopting water-efficient products, services and practices in these facilities can have a great impact in lowering water and sewer costs, and can help to meet challenges faced by communities to meet water demands, save energy and reduce stress on natural resources.


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