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Red stop light
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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Gutter Cleaning Tips That Can Save Your Life
November 7, 2012 Robert Lenney

Gutter Cleaning Tips That Can Save Your Life

If more building owners and facilities managers knew the proper way to clean out their roof gutters, there would be fewer injuries and deaths and far less property damage.

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Paper Towels Versus Hand Dryers
November 6, 2012

Paper Towels Versus Hand Dryers

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Woe Is Wintertime Weather
November 5, 2012

Woe Is Wintertime Weather

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Interior Plantscapes Are A Growing Trend
October 26, 2012

Interior Plantscapes Are A Growing Trend

Vertical walls, vegitecture, living art, vertical gardens, biotecture, green walls — call them what you will.

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How Much Do You Know About Batteries?
October 5, 2012

How Much Do You Know About Batteries?

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Handwashing: Then And Now
September 24, 2012

Handwashing: Then And Now

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), proper handwashing with soap and warm water is the single most important means of preventing the spread of both viral and bacterial infections.

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Preventing Legionella By Controlling Scale
September 17, 2012 Jan De Baat Doelman

Preventing Legionella By Controlling Scale

The Legionella bacterium Legionella pneumophila (L. pneumophila), the fundamental agent of Legionnaires’ disease, is a water-based organism that causes infection when inhaled in an aerosol form.

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Your Soil Is Showing
September 17, 2012

Your Soil Is Showing

Just like any other floor surface, carpet takes a beating from foot traffic.

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Creating An Action Plan For Event Cleaning
September 13, 2012 Matthew Kastel & Jordan Kobritz

Creating An Action Plan For Event Cleaning

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What's That Smell?
June 8, 2012 Fred Wehby

What's That Smell?

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Should Your Company Add Mold Remediation As A Service Line?
March 7, 2012 Cliff Zlotnik & Joe Hughes

Should Your Company Add Mold Remediation As A Service Line?

As the building''s trusted partner and expert on cleaning and maintenance issues, you may well be the first person to whom the owners or managers turn when there is a mold problem.

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A Place For Everything And Everything In Its Place
January 11, 2012 Amanda Martini-Hughes

A Place For Everything And Everything In Its Place

Webster''s Dictionary defines organization as "the act or process of organizing or of being organized."

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