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The Evolution Of Autoscrubbers

From early development to today's designs, a profile of these popular timesavers.

Before autoscrubbers, floors in airports, train stations and other large facilities were dust mopped and then cleaned using mops and buckets


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Press Release

Protecting hard surface floors from winter

Most of North America greeted 2014 with some unusually cold weather along with snow, ice and chilling winds. For cleaning professionals, this type of weather can cause an array of cleaning and safety related problems.


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November 2013 Feature 2

Putting Facility Safety First

Minimizing slip-and-fall risk factors while improving indoor air quality.

Reducing cleaning-related hazards — including slippery floors, poor indoor air quality and handling and mixing chemicals — can help make any facility much safer.


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September 2013 Raising Standards

Explaining The New Floor Mat Standard

What cleaning and maintenance professionals need to know regarding the use, selection and maintenance of entrance mats.

Each year thousands of people are injured as a result of a slip and fall when entering a building entrance, and the first line of defense that most building owners employ is entrance carpet matting.


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August 2013 Facility Focus

New OSHA Rules For Floor Safety

Updated guidelines say floors should be inspected by “qualified persons.”

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 6

Green Cleaning Starts With A Source Control Strategy

Matting is a sure way to protect floors and building occupants, while enhancing the green nature of your building.

Facility managers that successfully implement a high-performance matting system as part of a green cleaning program can keep their facilities cleaner and healthier for longer periods of time, which can keep chemical use, green or conventional, to a minimum.


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