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While there are no magic spells or effective ancient herbs, one important step every person can take to stop infection and prevent illness is actually quite simple: Wash your hands.
Reducing cleaning-related hazards — including slippery floors, poor indoor air quality and handling and mixing chemicals — can help make any facility much safer.
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.
Any change to your brand or your service has to either save you time and money or differentiate your business enough to make the effort worthwhile. A certified green cleaning service can be one of those differentiators.
According to a recent survey, two-thirds of consumers would refuse to patronize establishments such as restaurants or hotels with dirty restrooms, and more than half said they would likely review a business more negatively — online or offline — based on whether the restroom was clean.
Advances in “process cleaning for health” make the cleaning task more effective, more efficient and less stressful to workers.
We invite companies and organizations to submit information on new products and services currently on the market or those soon to be available for purchase. We also encourage readers to communicate to us the unique types of cleaning and maintenance challenges they face so we can provide solutions by featuring offerings catered to their needs.
In order to highlight the hard work of these front-line employees, the Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE), the American Hospital Association (AHA) and Kimberly-Clark formed the Heart of Healthcare Campaign.
Starting your own business can certainly be a daunting task. In fact, many people never take that leap because the idea of leaving their full-time job to join the ranks of the self-employed can be overwhelming.
Sustainability is all about social, economic and eco innovation, but where will the capital for future enterprise innovation come from?
Graffiti and vandalism also tend to be recurrent problems in many educational settings, a fact of which school administrators and the cleaning professionals that provide services and products to schools and school districts are well aware.
Never cut corners by overlooking customer service and quality work, as they are the pillars for not only successful facility operations, but employees’ confidence in your skill set.
When it comes to keeping building exteriors and outdoor structures clean, the recommendation often rests with the custodial professionals and/or building service contractors in charge.
When it comes to bidding, you’re price must be right, i.e. in a range that is competitive and what the buyer is willing and able to pay. But other things have to be right, too.
Stinky Drain Solution™ eliminates the necessity of pouring water into the drain of an unused plumbing fixture every two or three weeks to trap noxious gases.
GOJO has a 66-year history of leadership in improving well-being through hand hygiene and healthy skin.
Believe it or not, October 2013 could go down as perhaps the most significant month in the history of the cleaning industry.
No, it's probably not what you're thinking.
With "soap-free cleaning," carpets stay cleaner longer, feel softer and dry more quickly, because it eliminates sticky, moisture-holding residue that takes forever to dry.
At ISSA Las Vegas 2013, ProTeam will showcase a full range of efficiency solutions for cleaning operations of all types and sizes.
In addition to the potential for lower chemical costs, OSG can reduce soft costs, such as training, ordering and managing of inventory.
Sometimes it seems like the pace and demands of life increase by the day. A strong and comprehensive Custodial Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) application can help you keep your head above water.
The VersaClean™ System delivers cost savings, efficiency and powerful cleaning!
Not all recycled fibers are created equal.Treleoni™ uses only first quality post consumer materials from Repreve®, a certifiably sustainable fiber provider.
GermBloc Profesional has developed three new products that work together to create a revolutionary infection control system!