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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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Men wearing protective vests in an industrial facility
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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Photo of patients in a health care facility waiting room
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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The Hidden Hazards Of Cleaning Residues
January 3, 2013 Sam Cooper

The Hidden Hazards Of Cleaning Residues

When was the last time you thought about the residue from cleaning chemicals and the possible effect it may have on you, your facility and its occupants?

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ICAN/ATEX: How do I start a floor care business?
January 2, 2013

ICAN/ATEX: How do I start a floor care business?

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Chemical-free Pest Control Is Possible
December 24, 2012 Paul Bonn

Chemical-free Pest Control Is Possible

As temperatures continue to drop this winter, remember that people are not the only ones rushing indoors to get out of the cold.

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ICAN/ATEX: How do you price restroom cleaning?
December 20, 2012 Lynn Krafft

ICAN/ATEX: How do you price restroom cleaning?

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ICAN/ATEX: How can I clean painted cinder blocks?
December 19, 2012

ICAN/ATEX: How can I clean painted cinder blocks?

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Remedying Sick Building Syndrome With Green Cleaning
December 12, 2012 Briana Davis

Remedying Sick Building Syndrome With Green Cleaning

Some of the most hazardous air you’ll ever breathe probably isn’t billowing out from a factory smokestack or car exhaust pipe — it’s more than likely hiding out in your workspace.

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ICAN/ATEX: How can I prudently price commercial cleaning services?
December 4, 2012 Lynn Krafft

ICAN/ATEX: How can I prudently price commercial cleaning services?

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Then And Now: The Chicago Center For Green Technology
December 3, 2012 Amanda Martini-Hughes

Then And Now: The Chicago Center For Green Technology

Having a LEED Platinum-certified building is a sure-footed step toward sustainability; however, since sustainability is an ongoing process with no set end, the CCGT has other environmentally preferable practices in place.

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How To Write A Health And Safety Policy
November 21, 2012 Dave Frank

How To Write A Health And Safety Policy

No matter the size of a company, it will need to have certain procedures or guidelines in place to make sure that accidents are prevented during the course of day-to-day business.

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Lessons Learned From Superstorm Sandy
November 20, 2012 Dave Mesko

Lessons Learned From Superstorm Sandy

With storm damage estimates of approximately $60 billion from Superstorm Sandy, those affected by this disaster have a long road ahead as they begin the cleanup process.

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ICAN/ATEX: How do I remove dark stains from terrazzo floors?
November 15, 2012 Lynn Krafft

ICAN/ATEX: How do I remove dark stains from terrazzo floors?

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The High-tech World Of Window Cleaning
November 9, 2012 Bruno Niklaus

The High-tech World Of Window Cleaning

Professional window cleaners have adapted to cope with the increase of high-rise buildings in our cities and changes to safety regulations by embracing new methods and equipment.

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