These five expert tips on janitorial/custodial training are just a fraction of what you'll learn from the Cleaning Management Institute's (CMI) three-day Train the Trainer course on March 19-21 in Atlanta.
Not only is cleaning the largest component of the facilities budget, but it is also the most visible piece of the management function — and, it has an impact on occupant health and hygiene.
CMMS applications for netbooks, tablets and smartphones are increasingly essential for maintenance management professionals, allowing users to monitor equipment status, as well as file and update work orders, wherever and whenever.
Flat surfaces often become a magnet for clutter and chaos, leading to an unkempt and potentially unhygienic environment.
Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), such as (Clostridium difficile) (C. diff), norovirus and even carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKP), are becoming increasingly more resistant to traditional treatments and harder to kill.
Why is it that we focus on cleaning for appearance — how things look and smell — and then complain that our industry and profession gets no respect?
While some companies and facilities have taken active steps to develop internal training and certification programs, there are several organizations that can provide effective curriculum resources and help educate workers.
Recent studies have shown that there continues to be significant confusion about whether you can both clean and disinfect at the same time and the correct processes and procedures for doing so.
Some cleaning organizations may see the value in using ATP-based monitoring systems to detect and measure ATP on surfaces as a method of ensuring facilities are being cleaned properly.
Keeping a public restroom clean is no easy challenge. And, since a dirty restroom is the quickest way to flush your image down the toilet, these 10 tips will help keep your restrooms clean and sparkling.