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Bullets and notebooks scattered on the floor
January 8, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

Know When to Run and When to Fight

Facility managers can protect building residents during a mass shooting by knowing when to encourage them to run, helping them find a place to hide, or instructing them on ways to fight back.

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December 31, 2018 Brad Hoare

Vacuuming: A Key to Clean Indoor Air Quality

The right vacuuming tools and a solid floor care strategy can improve overall health for building occupants.

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November 29, 2018 Jean-François Leblanc

Color Coding Industrial Work Spaces for Safety

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

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November 27, 2018 Jean-François Leblanc

Keep it Clean, Keep it Safe in Industrial Facilities

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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November 26, 2018 Tim Conn

Bidding a Medical Facility

Medical facilities vary in their specific needs. Consider training resources, cleaning products, and required equipment when making a bid.

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A person using equipment to care for a terrazzo floor
November 21, 2018 James Flieler

Protected Terrazzo Floors Last a Lifetime

While terrazzo is generally long lasting—and is still found in old palacios and palazzos in Italy—it can succumb to deterioration. Here’s how to prevent it.

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A picture of a hospital room with a bed
November 20, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

EVS Is the First Defense in Infection Control

By following standardized cleaning standards, environmental services workers can provide the best defense in protecting patients from HAIs.

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October 25, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Find Solutions to Your Restroom Challenges

Don't risk the reputation of your facility. Learn how to effectively workload the restroom so it is always clean and well-stocked.

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A long-term care worker greeting a resident
October 22, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Q&A: Workloading a Long-Term Care Facility

Flexiibility to scheduling changes is a basic tenet of workloading for housekeepers at nursing homes and rehabilitation centers.

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October 16, 2018 Tim Poskin

​Making Tough Leadership Decisions for Your Cleaning Operation

Let’s face it, making tough decisions is what leadership is all about. Here are five ways to help ease the process.

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October 16, 2018 Doug Hoffman

Look UP! You May be Housing Airborne Contaminants

Your indoor air contamination may be coming from your vents. Learn how to clear up the mess and prevent future IAQ issues.

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October 10, 2018 Stephen Ashkin

Go From Green to Sustainable at ISSA Show 2018

ISSA Show North America 2018 offers the opportunity to meet with exhibitors focusing on green and sustainable practices and to learn about a variety of sustainability initiatives.

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