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Tuesday's Ask the Experts: Day cleaning

November 3, 2009
Tuesday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: My crew is going to the union because I took their dust mops away. I gave them all ProTeam Inc. Coach Vac back packs. They are telling the union that they are not as good as the dust mops. I need some information backing my decision.
The answer:
I''m not sure that taking their dust mops away is exactly the best thing to do; there are some areas of a school that may still need a dust mop (cafeterias after lunch, stairwells without outlets, etc.).
There is an excellent training brochure that ProTeam will provide you for each of your custodians free of charge titled the ProTeam Super Coach Vac Simplified. It has a very simple training program that each wearer of the vacuum needs to go through step by step. It also contains a summary of all the established scientific and healthcare benefits related to the Super Coach.
I know that union grievances can ... — John Walker, president of ManageMen Inc.
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