CMM Weekly News Recap—September 13, 2019

September 13, 2019

Are you into savings? No, not the kind you typically think of. The world’s largest hotel chain has decided to eliminate small plastic bottles of shampoo, conditioner, and bath gel from its guest rooms. When you think about it, this means some 500 million small bottles each year are eliminated from Marriott brand guest rooms.

This week, we released the Cleaning & Maintenance Management magazine’s September issue, featuring “Big Data.” And now you ask…What is Big Data? It’s what you are no doubt gathering in your organization, but the challenge is understanding what to do with it and how to benefit from it. Here is some great advice. And don’t miss other great articles from CMM, which you can tap into from the table of contents.

Panic buttons are a hot topic this week, as a hotel housekeeper found herself in trouble and could have benefitted from a panic button. New legislation is in play to help fix this issue.

A sister publication of CMM, Cleanfax magazine, also released its latest issue. The main headline is “The Greatest Need,” a great article written by Mark Springer of the RIA. Whatever you are doing, stop and take a moment to review this information in the digital issue.

Here’s something for the few, the proud, the special. Saturday wraps up International Housekeepers Week, which is an opportunity to honor those in our industry who work hard all year long to assure the facilities they service are clean and healthy for all. IEHA has been the official sponsor since the founding of this annual event. Here are six ways to celebrate International Housekeepers Week.

Have you ever had a run-in with OSHA? If so, it’s probably due to the “Top 10”—the most cited violations for 2019. Don’t miss the list of 10 violations most common and that you can avoid with planning.

You have just a few days remaining to get your special “early bird” discount, as a member of ISSA, for attending ISSA Show North America 2019. Use this link for more information.

Enjoy your weekend and we will see you Monday.

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