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Healthier Air, Healthier Students 0
October 15, 2017 Cristina Córdova & Tracy Washington Enger

Healthier Air, Healthier Students

IAQ issues in facilities can lead to long- and short-term health problems. Learn how to mitigate this issue to help improve student health.

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Revisiting GHS Label Compliance 0
September 8, 2017 Del Williams

Revisiting GHS Label Compliance

Companies that have not implemented a proper labeling system for the chemicals in their facilities may risk costly penalties. Here's what you need to know.

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Raise Expectations for High-Level Projects 0
August 4, 2017 Justin Kissinger

Raise Expectations for High-Level Projects

For extensive projects, such as ceiling repairs, low-level access lifts are the most efficient and safest alternative.

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Safe Disinfectant Use—It’s the Law 0
August 3, 2017 Stephen Ashkin

Safe Disinfectant Use—It’s the Law

Several years ago, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) set up a pilot program to help identify “green” disinfectants. Here's what you need to know.

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Combat Flu Germs in the Restroom 0
October 5, 2017 Steve Carroll

Combat Flu Germs in the Restroom

Although germs can harbor anywhere in a building, restrooms are prime targets for germs to spread. Learn how to sanitize properly to prevent cross-contamination.

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Better Sealed Than Sorry 0
August 31, 2017 Isabelle Faivre

Better Sealed Than Sorry

Bulk dispensers may be less expensive than bar soaps; however, budget-driven decisions in favor of bulk systems do not always take bacterial contamination into consideration.

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Levels of Clean 0
August 30, 2017 Joel Craddock

Levels of Clean

Breaking down facility needs into one of several cleaning performance levels can help to set realistic expectations across the board.

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White House 0
August 25, 2017 Stephen Ashkin

Trump’s Impact on Green Cleaning

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Preventing Cross-Contamination Is as Easy as 1, 2, 3 0
August 2, 2017 Kathleen Misovic

Preventing Cross-Contamination Is as Easy as 1, 2, 3

Would you clean your kitchen with the same rag you just used to clean a toilet? Probably not.

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Disinfectants: Are We Doing More Harm Than Good? 0
August 1, 2017 Bruce Vance

Disinfectants: Are We Doing More Harm Than Good?

Is all this disinfection necessary? Or instead, is it doing more harm than good?

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Restrooms: Beyond Floors and Fixtures 0
July 10, 2017 Kelly Zimmerman

Restrooms: Beyond Floors and Fixtures

From odors to bodily fluids and plumbing issues, restrooms often give custodial teams a run for their money. As unpleasant as these pointers may be to read, here are five troublesome restroom areas that are often overlooked.

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A Wet Drain Keeps the Cockroaches Away 0
July 10, 2017 Klaus Reichardt

A Wet Drain Keeps the Cockroaches Away

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