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Injury Prevention

Red stop light
November 29, 2018 Jean-François Leblanc

Color Coding Industrial Work Spaces for Safety

Health and Safety

How green, yellow, and red safety zones can protect your workers from on-site accidents

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November 27, 2018 Torben Lund Andersen

Autonomous Floor Care Solutions Raise the Stakes on Equipment Safety

Technology and Trends

Technological improvements in equipment are not enough to ensure safety as self-operating cleaning machines become more commonplace. New industry standards are key.

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Men wearing protective vests in an industrial facility
November 27, 2018 Jean-François Leblanc

Keep it Clean, Keep it Safe in Industrial Facilities

Health and Safety

Training is critical to keeping cleaning staff safe on a plant or warehouse floor. Review these safety tips before training staff to clean these risky environments.

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ProTeam® FreeFlex® Cordless/Corded Upright Vacuum
November 26, 2018 Sponsored by ProTeam

ProTeam® FreeFlex® Cordless/Corded Upright Vacuum

Carpets

From the company with over three decades of experience creating innovative vacuums, the FreeFlex takes upright vacuuming to new heights. A cordless upright with the option to plug in for continuous cleaning, the FreeFlex gives cleaners the versatility to tackle any situation where an upright fits best.

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A photo of PPE equipment: mask, air filter, gloves
October 23, 2018 Jess Baidwan

Are You Doing Team Member Safety Right?

Health and Safety

Providing personal protective equipment as well as training and certification opportunities are some of the steps you can take to protect your workers from injuries.

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Gene Woodard, building service director for University of Washington
September 24, 2018 Jack Brosnan

Participatory Ergonomics: A Leadership Style for Improving Employee Performance

Training

Participatory economics is a leadership model that will help your entire organization work smarter, not harder. Gene Woodard addresses this approach to leadership and training.

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container for needles and other hazardous wastes
May 29, 2018 Jess Baidwan

Handling Hazardous Waste: The Danger of Sharps

Infection Control

Although emptying trash seems like a simple enough task, it can become dangerous when a staff member is stuck by a needle or other sharp hidden among the garbage. Here are several ways to protect your staff

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Wet floor sign near man mopping floor
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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Housekeeping cart with items sorted by color
March 7, 2018 Eric Gaudet

Cleaning With Colors

Health and Safety

Nearly all industries benefit from using colors to clean, including medical centers, hotels, restaurants, schools, daycares, and nursing homes.

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March 1, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Certification: What’s the Payoff?

Training

Training and certification is leading one BSC to reduce his insurance premiums by almost 15 percent this year. Can it do the same for you?

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Chemical spill
December 13, 2017 Michael Shannon Sr.

Chemical Spill Cleanup

Health and Safety

Chemical spills can contribute to slips, falls, and other hazardous conditions. Learn to mitigate these risks with safer cleanup options.

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Gloved hands bandaging a wound
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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