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A modern restroom with automatic dispensers and fixtures
April 24, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

No-Touch Restrooms

Patrons of no-touch restrooms can activate toilet seat covers, dispense toilet paper, wash and dry their hands, and throw out trash, all without touching a dispenser or fixture.

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High Dusting Kits from ProTeam
February 6, 2019 Sponsored by ProTeam

High Dusting Kits from ProTeam

ProTeam® offers High Dusting Kits that bring many above-the-floor areas within the cleaner’s reach for safe and efficient cleaning.

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A woman with two small children in an airport terminal
April 23, 2019 Robert Kravitz

Lactation Rooms: New Policies Coming to an Airport Near You

A new law requires all large- and medium-sized airports in the United States to provide a private, hygienic space in each terminal for nursing or pumping mothers.

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Woman working on a computer with a dog on her lap
April 19, 2019 Katherine Picket

A Doggone Friendly Office

Before you allow employees to bring their dogs to the workplace, set up some guidelines to keep humans and canines safe, and to protect your facility from damage.

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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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Hospitality Hazards
July 8, 2013 Victor Popovics

Hospitality Hazards

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Gauging Green Disinfection Methods For Healthcare Part 2
July 8, 2013 Carl Solomon Sr.

Gauging Green Disinfection Methods For Healthcare Part 2

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