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February 2013 Raising Standards

The Facilities Management Connection

Instead of being autonomous, facilities management departments have huge influences on entire organizations and companies.
February 12, 2013

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.


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February 2013 Contractor Success

Tips For Going Mobile With CMMS

Smoothly and painlessly transitioning into the new age of tracking with computerized maintenance management software.
February 11, 2013

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.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: How can I get into the international market?

January 18, 2013
January 2013 Contractor Success

Building Loyalty Through Consulting

Becoming your customers' cleaning consultant is a surefire way to increase your worth.
January 11, 2013

Many contractors and distributors have become their customers’ “experts” when it comes to building maintenance — helping facilities managers lower overall operating costs, transfer to green cleaning strategies and become more sustainable.


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January 2013 Feature 2

Weather The Downturn With Tracking Technology

Tracking software can help any business operate more efficiently and save capital in the process.
January 11, 2013

Accurate information that provides a business owner with the ability to make immediate decisions about his or her operation is crucial.


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January 2013 Facility Focus

Avoid The Winter Blues And Bruises With Floor Mats

How to select the right floor mat program for your hotel to help prevent slips, trips and falls.
January 4, 2013

According to statistical data from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), slips, trips and falls cause 15 percent of all accidental deaths — second only to automobile accidents in the number of fatalities. One solution often taken for granted is floor mats, which come in all styles, sizes and shapes.


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January 2013 Letters And Views

Letters To The Editor

Insight from the JanSan industry.
January 1, 2013

Each month, we welcome readers to opine on the noteworthy — or even the trivial — aspects of their lives as JanSan professionals. The following is some of the correspondence we have received in recent weeks.


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January 2013 Cover Story

A True Gauge Of Efficacious Cleaning

Soil removal over time is a cleaning performance indicator that examines actual soil removal in a given period to realistically define productivity.
January 1, 2013

Since labor is the number one investment we make in cleaning, we ought to know what we are accomplishing during that time. After all, time is money, and labor is the real currency of cleaning.


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December 2012 Feature 4

Five Website Mistakes To Avoid

Circumvent unintentional sabotage by minding these tips for evading common blunders.
December 12, 2012

Some owners believe that, once a website is created and live, their work is done. However, developing a site is just the beginning; consistent maintenance is the key to generating repeat traffic and interest from customers.


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November 2012 Raising Standards

How To Write A Health And Safety Policy

Ensuring the well-being of your employees is more than good business, safeguarding health and safety is expected.
November 21, 2012

No matter the size of a company, it will need to have certain procedures or guidelines in place to make sure that accidents are prevented during the course of day-to-day business.


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