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December 11, 2018 Natalia Gove

Best Practice Tips for I-9 Compliance

Business and Management

To avoid violations in the case of an I-9 audit, establish a proper corporate compliance policy by following these tips.

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November 26, 2018 Tim Conn

Bidding a Medical Facility

Business and Management

Medical facilities vary in their specific needs. Consider training resources, cleaning products, and required equipment when making a bid.

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November 21, 2018 James Flieler

Protected Terrazzo Floors Last a Lifetime

Hard Floors

While terrazzo is generally long lasting—and is still found in old palacios and palazzos in Italy—it can succumb to deterioration. Here’s how to prevent it.

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November 20, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

EVS Is the First Defense in Infection Control

Infection Control

By following standardized cleaning standards, environmental services workers can provide the best defense in protecting patients from HAIs.

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October 22, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Q&A: Workloading a Long-Term Care Facility

Facility Management

Flexiibility to scheduling changes is a basic tenet of workloading for housekeepers at nursing homes and rehabilitation centers.

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October 19, 2018 Tim Poskin

Are Your Employees on Board With Your Company Mission?

Business and Management

Company missions can help businesses make the right decisions to move toward their goals. They work best when employees are empowered to give feedback and make the mission their own.

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October 16, 2018 Doug Hoffman

Look UP! You May be Housing Airborne Contaminants

Infection Control

Your indoor air contamination may be coming from your vents. Learn how to clear up the mess and prevent future IAQ issues.

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October 12, 2018 Kevin Keeler

It's Time to Reframe Our Industry

Business and Management

Clients don't always understand the important role professional cleaners play in health. Make sure they understand what you do and the technologies you use so they don't undervalue your work.

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October 8, 2018 Dave Lavalle

The Spin on Dryer Safety

Health and Safety

Most dryer fires are caused by lint buildup. Practice vent maintenance to keep your dryer’s vent system free of blockages and prevent overheating.

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October 8, 2018 Amy Phare

Clean by Design: How to Keep a Cleanroom Contaminate-Free

Facility Management

Cleanrooms keep contaminants out and potentially hazardous materials in. Learn how they do it and how to keep them operating effectively.

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October 2, 2018 Jim Loughlin

Choose an Insurance Policy for Your Business

Business and Management

With the right insurance policy in place, business owners can concentrate on their clients and employees without the worry of losing their profits.

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September 28, 2018 Jim Smith

How to Remove Reappearing Carpet Spots

Carpets

Wicking spots reoccur after cleaned carpeting has dried. Rather than try to stop the wicking, let the spot wick onto something else.



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