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PPE

October 2013 Feature 2

Who Is Really At Risk In Public Restrooms?

The inherent risks for infections from unclean public restrooms make proper procedure and protection paramount.

Most of us now know that the focus of the professional cleaning industry is protecting human health. Nowhere is this more important than in the cleaning and maintenance of public restrooms.


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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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January 2013 Feature 5

The Hidden Hazards Of Cleaning Residues

Whether seen or unseen, residues left behind by many of today's cleaning chemicals actually pose health and safety risks to building occupants.

When was the last time you thought about the residue from cleaning chemicals and the possible effect it may have on you, your facility and its occupants?


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CMM Online Exclusive

Insights From Restroom Care Experts

Drawing on insights from the recent webinar "A Guide To Clean And Odor-Free Restrooms," our expert panelists explain that malodors are the nature of restrooms, and consistent, thorough cleaning that completely removes microorganisms is the only resolution.


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December 2012 Cover Story

Cleaning Power Begins When Lightning Strikes

Aqueous ozone can solve many of today's cleaning challenges by harnessing the power of nature and without introducing harsh formulations into the environment.

Focusing on providing reduced-chemistry alternatives to cleaning such as aqueous ozone can help us become more sustainable as an industry and as a society at large.


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CMM Online Exclusive

Lessons Learned From Superstorm Sandy

Tips to help prepare for natural disasters and limit future damage.

With storm damage estimates of approximately $60 billion from Superstorm Sandy, those affected by this disaster have a long road ahead as they begin the cleanup process.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: What is the best way to clean up rust stains in toilets?

Many cleaning professionals visit the International Custodial Advisers Network (ICAN) Ask the Experts page for insight and, every business day, we deliver advice to better help you perform your job.


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November 2012 Contractor Success

Clean It Or Outsource It?

Contractors want to satisfy their clients' requests and, unaware of the option to subcontract, some take on projects beyond their scope of expertise.

Your decision to outsource or become a subcontractor hinges on a balance of comfort and control versus savings from third-party efficiencies and economies of scale.


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CMM Online Exclusive

Gutter Cleaning Tips That Can Save Your Life

Cleaning out a building's gutters is a necessary annual task, but not heeding caution can cause personal injury and property damage.

If more building owners and facilities managers knew the proper way to clean out their gutters, there would be less property damage and far fewer injuries.


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