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Standards And Certifications

November 2013 Feature 7

GHS — The Right To Understand

The new global standard aims to eliminate inconsistencies and inaccuracies on product labels.
Dawn Shoemaker
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In December 2013, a big change is coming to the way warning and hazard labels and related materials are displayed on scores of different products including professional cleaning products.


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CM e-News Daily

ISSA releases Clean Standard for K-12

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ISSA has released a new standard industry professionals can use when working in or with K-12 schools to promote a cleaner and healthier indoor environment to benefit children's learning experiences.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: What is the best green certification?

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August 2013 Facility Focus

New OSHA Rules For Floor Safety

Updated guidelines say floors should be inspected by “qualified persons.”
Russell Kendzior
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In August 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is scheduled to release new rules for Walking and Working Surfaces (29 CFR Part 1910), that raise the bar for floorcare, safety and inspection.


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August 2013 Feature 3

A Guide To Navigating Green Certifications

Finding the most reputable and respected sustainable products can benefit both cleaners and clients.
Stephen Lewis
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It’s important to stay afloat on all of today’s green certifications, and identify products that best meet a facility’s sustainability goals.


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August 2013 Feature 5

A New Generation Of Green Cleaners

Vegetable-based chemicals encourage microorganisms to digest troublesome organics and odors.
Tony Gisbert and Walter Dittel
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Increased environmental and health awareness has led to a greater array of “greener” and “safer” cleaners, deodorizers and degreasers in today’s marketplace. Many of these products, unfortunately, do not offer truly safe and green alternatives: Enter a newly-developed category of non-active biocatalyst-based products.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: What is the best green certifcation?

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CM e-News Daily

More Train the Trainer events on the horizon

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We are over the half way mark in 2013 with Cleaning Management Institute's (CMI) Train the Trainer events.


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July 2013 Feature 7

The ISSA Clean Standard For K-12 Schools

What the standard includes, and why it is a game changer.
Rex Morrison
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According to ISSA, the goal of the Clean Standard is to provide schools with a useful tool that will help them objectively assess and control the level of cleanliness in their facilities.


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June 2013 Raising Standards

Hospitals Reap Rewards For Focusing On Quality Cleaning

When patients perceive your facility as being top notch in cleanliness, they’ll be more at ease when in your care.
Dave Frank
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Healthcare organizations have a new reason to be concerned about how their patients perceive the cleanliness of hospitals and patient rooms.


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