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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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Elderly residents in an assisted living facility
May 18, 2018 Mike Nelson

Maintaining Nursing Homes

Learn how to develop a plan to maintain a long-term care facility

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May 16, 2018 Andrew Whitmarsh

A Plan For Removing Tear Gas Residue

Structural maintenance nightmares include a long list of unusual challenges; however, removing tear gas residue tops this list.

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May 10, 2018 Ron Segura

Pricing Bids for the Win

Cleaning contractors often believe that customers select janitorial services based on which contractor has the lowest bid. They are both right and wrong.

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May 9, 2018 Jess Baidwan

Managing Multiple Cleaning Environments

Managing multiple cleaning environments on a single campus can be stressful and overwhelming. This Facility Focus article presented by IEHA, a division of ISSA, can help your staff get ahead.

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May 8, 2018 Stephen Ashkin

Choose a Distributor That Values Sustainability

Asking your distributors leading questions about their environmental practices will give you a clue as to their sustainability policies.

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May 8, 2018

Scoring Exterior Maintenance Plan Buy-in

Many clients don’t realize that neglecting regular exterior maintenance can hit them in the pocketbook later with expensive facility repairs and serious tenant injuries.

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May 2, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman & Jonathan Adkins

Solving the Challenges of Facility Management

With the topic of building security and visitor safety fresh in the news, it's clear the responsibilities of building personnel go way beyond keeping facilities clean. Learn more about their top concerns in CMM's 2018 survey of facility management professionals.

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April 25, 2018 Sponsored by Sunbelt Rentals

The Rental Advantage

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April 25, 2018 Sponsored by ProTeam

Four New High Dusting Kits from ProTeam

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Harvard Maintenance Cleans for Health and Wellness
April 25, 2018 Sponsored by ProTeam

Harvard Maintenance Cleans for Health and Wellness

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April 23, 2018 Amanda Hosey

The Basics of Spot and Stain Removal

Different types of stains require different cleaning products and methods. Learn when to use water-based detergents, enzyme treatments, oxidizing agents and other cleaning products.

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A person using a refillable hand dispenser
April 23, 2018

Danger in the Soap Dispenser

A growing body of scientific evidence supports the idea that refillable bulk soap dispensers may be working against your efforts to create a clean and healthy building environment.

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