The newest member of the Milwaukee VA Medical Center janitorial staff is a robot that emits ultraviolet (UV) light designed to combat bacteria in patient rooms.
In an industry where turnover rates can exceed 200 percent, the associated financial and organizational challenges are known all too well.
Computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) can help departments manage a broad array of responsibilities, and some can be adapted for use in multiple buildings.
Cleaning up after more than 5 million people, caring for more than 2 million square feet of surfaces and washing more than 30,000 linens each and every day.
Without a doubt, learning about the different ways cleaning operations and their employees protect the public has been a rewarding and worthwhile pursuit.
Sometimes, the best employees can be found in the strangest of places.
Useful tools and equipment cleaning workers should keep nearby to avoid wasted time retrieving items.
Tools, task lists, time studies and schedules are all important parts of a successful summer cleaning program.
It is critical for human resources (HR) and facility managers to work together both at a strategic and tactical level.
Daily restroom upkeep