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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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What's Your Microfiber Program?
February 1, 2011 Gary Pagenkopf

What's Your Microfiber Program?

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Friday's Ask the Experts: Cleaning procedures
September 24, 2010

Friday's Ask the Experts: Cleaning procedures

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Crushing Fluorescent Bulbs
September 19, 2010

Crushing Fluorescent Bulbs

While compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) are gradually finding their way into homes, fluorescent lighting has long been the choice of facilities that want to cut energy costs and reduce their impact on the environment.

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You've Removed The Graffiti But A Shadow Remains
September 19, 2010 Tim Winesburg

You've Removed The Graffiti But A Shadow Remains

The most frustrating part of cleaning graffiti happens when you labor over its removal, rinse the area and a shadow or ghost remains.

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Part Two: Team vs. Zone Cleaning
September 19, 2010 Vince Elliot

Part Two: Team vs. Zone Cleaning

In a previous article, we set up the criteria and goals for our study of Team vs. Zone Cleaning. Now, we will uncover the profile of the facilities we surveyed as well as the findings.

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The Xs and Os of cleaning strategies
September 19, 2010

The Xs and Os of cleaning strategies

In some end user circles, productivity is the leading industry buzzword of the day.

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The Cleanliness And Learning Connection
September 19, 2010

The Cleanliness And Learning Connection

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Rental mats are hidden treasures
September 19, 2010 Mike Sharlow

Rental mats are hidden treasures

Renting entrance mats to a customer presents a great opportunity for the BSC as rental mat companies typically provide ineffective mating.

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First Quality Maintenance, the name says it all
September 19, 2010

First Quality Maintenance, the name says it all

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Performance comparison: Day shift vs. other cleaning shifts
September 19, 2010 Vince Elliot

Performance comparison: Day shift vs. other cleaning shifts

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Duct Cleaning For Contract Cleaners
September 19, 2010 David Hart

Duct Cleaning For Contract Cleaners

Duct cleaning is an add-on service that has been of interest to BSCs for decades.

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Taking the nastiness out of floor stripping and finishing
September 19, 2010 Michael Kupneski

Taking the nastiness out of floor stripping and finishing

Many consider stripping the most unpleasant part of the refinishing process because of the harsh chemicals and odor. With the right products and procedures, it doesn’t have to be so unpleasant.

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