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Safety And Security

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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December 2012 Maintenance Matters

Making Foodservice Floors Safer

When it comes to increasing cleanliness and reducing slip-and-fall incidents, an ounce of prevention beats a pound of cure.

When it comes to soils, commercial kitchens and foodservice areas are some of the most challenging environments with which to deal.


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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.

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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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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May 2012 Feature 3

Throwing In The Towel To Invisible Hazards

Research suggests that laundered shop towels are putting workers at risk of heavy metal exposure.

Laundered shop towels, which are scattered throughout many facilities but typically fade into the background of daily work, may potentially have a long-term health impact on employees using them.


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July 2012 Feature 3

Who Goes There?

Wireless access control means peace of mind, increased accountability and better security for your maintenance supplies.
You need to protect your investment — add it up; it's probably more valuable than you think — and a few simple locks and keys just aren't adequate anymore.
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CMM Online Exclusive

A Conversation About B101.3

A call to the ANSI/NFSI B101.3 standard and the possible need for a lower cost slip meter.

In March 2012, the Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) assembled a slip/fall prevention workgroup to discuss ways in which cleaning and follow-up measurement can reduce the incidence of slips and falls.


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MMMM awarded BSCAI safety award

ST. LOUIS — Mitch Murch''s Maintenance Management Company (MMMM) has been awarded the Building Services Contractors Association International (BSCAI) 2011 Safety Award for the large company category.
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