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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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man fishing for dollars
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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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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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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Raise Expectations for High-Level Projects
August 4, 2017 Justin Kissinger

Raise Expectations for High-Level Projects

Health and Safety

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

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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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Ergonomics and Efficiency
April 3, 2017 Stephanie Mitchell

Ergonomics and Efficiency

Products

Vacuums are used by virtually every cleaning facility, so it’s important to have the right equipment and proper training in place to prevent injury.

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