Standards And Certifications
Franciscan St. Francis Health has successfully completed certification to the ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) and CIMS-Green Building (CIMS-GB)criteria with Honors.
Beginning July 30, ISSA will host a two-part webinar series on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) revisions to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom 2012).
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.
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.
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.
It’s important to stay afloat on all of today’s green certifications, and identify products that best meet a facility’s sustainability goals.
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.