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Cleaning is a dangerous profession

January 21, 2014

According to the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, “Janitors and building cleaners have one of the highest work-related injury rates. Workers may suffer cuts, bruises and burns from machines, tools and chemicals . . . when working.”

Thankfully, many in the cleaning industry stand ready to address this problem head-on, said Doug Berjer, a brand manager for both CFR and Tornado Industries.

In a feature article that is part of the February issue of Cleaning & Maintenance Management, Berjer breaks the issue down into specific cleaning tasks — floorcare, mopping, vacuuming.

Today's equipment offers a number of ergonomic options to help reduce the risk factors of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and other work-related injuries.

Click here for the full feature article.