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Slips and Falls

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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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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Maintain a Solid Facility Image in Winter
February 2, 2017 Neal Glatt

Maintain a Solid Facility Image in Winter

Facility Management

Proper snow and ice management is imperative to positive facility image, tenant safety, and visitor satisfaction.

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Hard Floor Maintenance for the Winter Months
January 1, 2017 Joel Craddock

Hard Floor Maintenance for the Winter Months

Hard Floors

Rock salt, ice melt, slush, and moisture can wreak havoc on hard floor surfaces of all kinds. Protect your facility’s investment with a seasonal plan for hard floor care.

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Five Culinary Cleaning Issues to Avoid
October 7, 2016 Erin Brereton

Five Culinary Cleaning Issues to Avoid

Health and Safety

With the risk of trips and drips, and the chance of things catching on fire, commercial kitchens can be a hazardous place to work—and a challenging area to maintain.

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