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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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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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September 28, 2018 Jim Smith

How to Remove Reappearing Carpet Spots

Wicking spots reoccur after cleaned carpeting has dried. Rather than try to stop the wicking, let the spot wick onto something else.



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September 28, 2018 Torben Lund Andersen

Defining the 3 Phases of Connected Cleaning

With advances in connected cleaning, cleaning equipment will communicate with each other and with other building systems, adapt cleaning schedules to the weather, and send performance reports in real time,

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CMM 2018 Restroom Care Webinar: Your Most Pressing Questions Answered
September 27, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

CMM 2018 Restroom Care Webinar: Your Most Pressing Questions Answered

This webinar took questions submitted by listeners and addressed them headfirst during this one-hour webinar. Download now to have your most pressing restroom questions answered.

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September 24, 2018 CMM Staff

The Hottest Topics for Facility Service Providers

These can't-miss education sessions will be front and center during ISSA Show North America 2018.

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ISSA Show 2018 seminar presenter Mark Warner
September 24, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

True or False: Green Cleaning Efforts Can't Use Disinfectants

There are many misconceptions about green cleaning products and practices. ISSA Show presenters reveal the truth behind the myths here.

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A recipe card with ingredients for a clean restroom
September 20, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

CMI Course Serves the Perfect Recipe for Restroom Cleaning

A standardized technique for cleaning restrooms will guarantee happy and healthy occupants in both small and large facilities. Learn the technique and become certified in restroom care during the ISSA Show North America 2018.

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A building with green plants growing on it
September 17, 2018 Stephen Ashkin

Technology Initiatives Deliver Sustainability to Older Buildings

Many of the new buildings under construction in this country are being built with sustainable systems that use less fuel, energy, water, etc. However, thousands of older commercial buildings are still in use. A pilot program in Chicago, IL, may provide solutions to the challenges of updating old buildings.

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September 11, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

Save Time and Money With New Flooring Technology

The latest flooring technology, such as luxury vinyl tile, high-build systems, and dry stripping, will help keep a facility’s floors looking good with minimal care, expense, and fumes.

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Roy Boukidjian, Dignity Health, San Francisco, CA
August 30, 2018 Jack Brosnan

How Environmental Services and Infection Control Teams Can Work Together

Cleaning has and always will be one of the best methods for infection control. Yet, when it comes to health care facilities, EVS professionals are rarely involved in the discussion.

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August 30, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Planning for Budget Contingencies in Your Cleaning Operation

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John Bernhards, Associate Vice President for APPA
August 22, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Budget for the Lifespan of Your Facility

Oversight of a facility’s total cost of ownership can cause problems for owners who aren’t prepared to care for the property in the long term.

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Sergeant James Songer, Dallas Police Department
August 22, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

Run, Hide, Fight: How Facilities Can Prepare for an Active Shooter Situation

Sergeant James Songer of the Dallas Police Department offers life-saving advice and an opportunity to learn more at October's ISSA Show.

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