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July 2014 Tackling Trouble Areas

Maintaining A Low Slip And Fall Factor

When accidents happen, who will ultimately be found responsible?

When a maintenance contractor signs with a company, the contract typically includes language naming the contractor as the party responsible for maintaining safe, hazard-free premises.


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Press Release

HFI Alert: Why we need cleaning science and technical journals

The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) has identified at least five reasons why we need cleaning science and technical journals.


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Press Release

OSHA extends comment period for chemical safety improvements

OSHA is extending the public comment period on the request for information on potential revisions to its Process Safety Management standard and related standards for an additional 21 days to March 31, 2014.


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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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June 2013 Feature 2

Forming A Carpet Care Training Program

Training is an effective way to improve service and motivate employees.

Developing a consistent training program is one of the most effective ways to properly motivate employees and ensure proper techniques in the field.


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October 2012 Feature 4

A Breakdown Of The Leading Ecolabels For Paper Products

What you need to know about green certification systems for tissue and towel products.
Manufacturers who take a holistic approach, examining a product's entire lifecycle from source to disposal, offer a balanced approach to the environment that is aimed at continually reducing the use of natural resources.
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Creating An Action Plan For Event Cleaning

With thorough and proper planning, you can hit a homerun with your event cleaning.
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September 2012 Raising Standards

The Law Of Fives

Five criteria for choosing the right quality management standard for your organization.

When cleaning organizations choose a standard around which to build their management framework, they need to choose wisely to ensure the standard is the best fit for their organization.


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