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May 21, 2018 Dusti Butler & Helene Browning

Floor Cleaning Procedures For Slip, Trip, And Fall Prevention

Health and Safety

Many factors contribute to slip, trip, and fall incidents, including improper floor cleaning. Establishing a formalized floor-cleaning program can help prevent fall injuries.

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April 27, 2018 Linda Pace

Sanitary Solutions for Waste Disposal in Women's Restrooms

Restrooms

When it comes to cleaning restrooms used by women, many building service contractors (BSCs) find that their biggest maintenance headache is dealing with feminine waste.

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April 10, 2018 Stephen Ashkin

Full Speed Ahead for the Sustainability Movement

Business and Management

Even though the federal government has taken environmental and sustainability issues off its priority list, the movement is still going strong.

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December 11, 2017 Duane Carey

Prevent a First Aid Failure

Health and Safety

Cleaning can be a dangerous occupation. However, minor work-related injuries can be treated quickly if a properly-stocked first aid kit is readily available.

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Handling Hazardous Waste in Schools
December 1, 2017 Maricha Ellis

Handling Hazardous Waste in Schools

Health and Safety

From science labs to cleaning supply rooms, an educational facility houses a variety of hazardous waste that must be managed and disposed properly for safety and compliance reasons.

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Financial Success in 2018
October 13, 2017 Kathleen Misovic

Financial Success in 2018

Business and Management

What is the U.S. legislature doing to help business owners? Political strategists debate the state of the economy.

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Revisiting GHS Label Compliance
September 8, 2017 Del Williams

Revisiting GHS Label Compliance

Health and Safety

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

Safe Disinfectant Use—It’s the Law

Health and Safety

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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Let Your Green Roof Thrive
June 6, 2017 Tim Husen

Let Your Green Roof Thrive

Facility Management

The greenery on your roof could be putting your facility at risk for a pest invasion.

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Attending to Baby Changing Stations
June 1, 2017 Amy Seretsky

Attending to Baby Changing Stations

Restrooms

We can expect more building managers to install baby changing systems and more cleaning workers to be called upon to clean and maintain them.

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3 Ways to Avoid the Half-Million Dollar French Fry
April 7, 2017 David Collette

3 Ways to Avoid the Half-Million Dollar French Fry

Health and Safety

Proactively reduce your risk by using a qualified walkway auditor as either an internal or external resource.

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What’s in Your Custodial Closet?
April 4, 2017 Nicole Bowman

What’s in Your Custodial Closet?

Products

For those who are looking to get serious about green cleaning initiatives, an audit of custodial closets will indicate exactly what health and environmental hazards are hiding in there.

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