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Slips and Falls

sweeping up construction debris
June 7, 2019 Joel Craddock

10 Safety Considerations for Construction Cleanup

Health and Safety

Unlike standard janitorial services, construction cleanup requires attention to every surface. From drywall dust to large sawdust and paint-splatter, there’s a wide range of service to implement.

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A yellow sign reading
June 3, 2019 Lee Senter

The Culture of Health and Safety

Health and Safety

Remember the acronym REACH—Recognition, Evaluation, Assessment, Control, and Hazards—when establishing a safety and health program at your workplace.

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boots slipping on dark chemical puddle
May 2, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

Protect Your Workers From Head to Toe

Health and Safety

Mark Warner, education manager with ISSA’s Cleaning Management Institute, recalls a worker who wore sneakers to strip a floor; the result was catastrophic.

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tile flooring
April 26, 2019 Claudia Lezell

Changes and Challenges of the Global Flooring Market

Hard Floors

The IICRC presents an overview of the latest trends in flooring, such as durable finishes and sealers, and the challenges and opportunities they present in maintenance, cost, and other factors.

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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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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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A person laying on a floor after falling
June 22, 2018 Maureen Brogie

Protect Your Cleaning Business From Messy Liability Claims

Business and Management

Trips and falls are the most common claims made within the cleaning industry. For this reason, it's crucial to have cleaning and janitorial general liability insurance in place to cover any legal fees, as well as the compensation costs.

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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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Man caulking exterior building window
February 5, 2018 Steve Howerton

An Inside Look at Exterior Maintenance

Facility Management

Maintaining the structure of your facility is just as important as cleaning the inside. Here are five building maintenance tasks to work into your annual planning.

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Flooded buildings in need of safe disaster recover
January 26, 2018 Greg Scarborough

10 Steps to Safe Disaster Recovery

Facility Management

Now more than ever, it is vital for facility managers to not only prepare for natural disasters, but have a recovery plan in place that will protect workers and building occupants during and after recovery efforts.

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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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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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