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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 Torben Lund Andersen

Autonomous Floor Care Solutions Raise the Stakes on Equipment Safety

Technological improvements in equipment are not enough to ensure safety as self-operating cleaning machines become more commonplace. New industry standards are key.

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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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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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Sustainable Laundry Room Practices
January 7, 2014 Craig Madson

Sustainable Laundry Room Practices

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Taking The Risk Out Of Cleaning
January 4, 2014 Doug Berjer

Taking The Risk Out Of Cleaning

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Avoid Putting the Cart Before the Horse: Cleaning Professionals as Prevention Doctors
December 10, 2013 Allen Rathey

Avoid Putting the Cart Before the Horse: Cleaning Professionals as Prevention Doctors

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Avoiding Repetitive Motion Injuries
December 9, 2013 Brett Haney

Avoiding Repetitive Motion Injuries

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, RMIs lead to an average of 18 lost work days per injury.

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Hard Floor Cleaning Practices to Consider
December 6, 2013 Brian Simmons

Hard Floor Cleaning Practices to Consider

The keys to current maintenance practices are promoting long-term floor life while meeting the immediate requirements of providing a healthy, safe environment.

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Why Soap-Free, Detergent-Free Cleaning?
November 6, 2013

Why Soap-Free, Detergent-Free Cleaning?

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Wet Cleaning Right
October 10, 2013 Allen Rathey

Wet Cleaning Right

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Who Is Really At Risk In Public Restrooms?
October 4, 2013 Dawn Shoemaker

Who Is Really At Risk In Public Restrooms?

Most of us now know that the focus of the professional cleaning industry is protecting human health. Nowhere is this more important than in the cleaning and maintenance of public restrooms.

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Explaining The New Floor Mat Standard
September 11, 2013 Russell Kendzior

Explaining The New Floor Mat Standard

Each year thousands of people are injured as a result of a slip and fall when entering a building entrance, and the first line of defense that most building owners employ is entrance carpet matting.

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Plants — The Silent Cleaner
August 16, 2013 Vince Elliot

Plants — The Silent Cleaner

Any Internet search is likely to expand on these findings and, if anything, tell a more compelling story about the quality of our indoor environments at work and at home.

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New OSHA Rules For Floor Safety
August 14, 2013 Russell Kendzior

New OSHA Rules For Floor Safety

In August 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is scheduled to release new rules for Walking and Working Surfaces (29 CFR Part 1910), that raise the bar for floorcare, safety and inspection.

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Seeking Higher Green Cleaning Standards In The Professional Cleaning Industry
July 12, 2013 Linda Chipperfield

Seeking Higher Green Cleaning Standards In The Professional Cleaning Industry

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