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Ergonomics

April 2014 Contractor Success

Raise A Toast To Worker Safety

Celebrating the development of cleaning tools that help boost staff health.

The best products not only achieve the hygienic results required, they also make the job easier and more cost-effective for operatives and employers, so constant development in terms of design and technology is paramount.


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January 2014 Feature 1

Taking The Risk Out Of Cleaning

For approximately 2.5 million workers in the U.S., cleaning is a dangerous profession.

Although the industry is deeply involved at the moment in discussions about “cleaning for health,” these conversations tend to address the needs of everyone except the cleaning workers actually performing these tasks.


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December 2013 Feature 4

Avoiding Repetitive Motion Injuries

Choosing the right mop size is as important as selecting the right type of mop for the job.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, RMIs lead to an average of 18 lost work days per injury.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: What is the best swivel ergonomic loop mop handle?

August 2013 Contractor Success

Putting A Premium On Safety

A safer work environment can lower your workers’ compensation premiums.

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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March 2013 Feature 5

Circumspectly Creating A Culture Of Safety

Even more important than who, what, where and when, education on the why of safety training can make or break your efforts.

Regardless of the excuses or rebuttals, the long and short of it is that we must train for safety.


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January 2013 Consultant's Corner

Innovations For The Ages

Achieving goals and fulfilling prospects is much easier if you have the right tools and equipment at your disposal.

Goals are like a road map — okay, maybe a global positioning satellite (GPS) because nobody uses physical road maps anymore — they help you get where you want to go and their importance should not be taken lightly.


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January 2013 Feature 3

Success With Sweepers

Selecting superior sweeping solutions showcasing strength and style can solidify staffs' sapiency.

In addition to being less complicated than extractors or autoscrubbers, sweepers tend to have fewer components; but, making sure you have the right components can make a big difference in how versatile and effective the machine is.


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January 2013 Product Showcase

Carpet Care Product Showcase

There are certain protocols facilities managers can put into place to keep these variables from prematurely wearing or damaging carpeting.

After carpet has been selected as the flooring surface in a facility, cleaning staffs need to contemplate several factors to maximize the useful life of the carpet.


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December 2012 Best Buys for 2013 Product Showcase

Best Buys For 2013

Products and services to help you and your staffs meet the various challenges you will face throughout the coming year.

Sponsored by Buckeye International, TTI Floor Care North America's Hoover brand, ProTeam and Windsor, we give you a snapshot of some of the tools, products and equipment that can help you and your staffs meet the various challenges you will face throughout the coming year.


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