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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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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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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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The ISSA Clean Standard For K-12 Schools
July 3, 2013 Rex Morrison

The ISSA Clean Standard For K-12 Schools

According to ISSA, the goal of the Clean Standard is to provide schools with a useful tool that will help them objectively assess and control the level of cleanliness in their facilities.

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The Stinky Drain Mystery
June 13, 2013 Jay Porter

The Stinky Drain Mystery

A stinky drain is seldom the result of poor housekeeping or the fault of a plumber.

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Go Tough On Ice; Easy On Plants
June 11, 2013 Rob Peterson

Go Tough On Ice; Easy On Plants

Good ice melt products are critical for maintaining safe parking lots and walkways during winter.

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The Case For Requiring Employee Photo ID Cards
May 15, 2013 David Finkelstein

The Case For Requiring Employee Photo ID Cards

More and more professional cleaning companies are now requiring their staff to wear a photo ID card at all times.

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Cleaning Schools For Healthy Results
May 8, 2013 Rich DiPaolo

Cleaning Schools For Healthy Results

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The Evolution of Cleaning: New Advances in Disinfection Technologies
March 13, 2013 Dr. Mark Stibich

The Evolution of Cleaning: New Advances in Disinfection Technologies

In the beginning was the mop; in the middle was the mop; and, we still have the mop. The basic tools used to clean rooms, even hospital rooms, haven’t evolved a great deal over the past decades.

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Preventing The Causes Of Slips And Falls
March 1, 2013 Russell Kendzior

Preventing The Causes Of Slips And Falls

Although most likely to be identified as the primary cause of a slip-and-fall accident, please note that flooring materials, maintenance, and hazards contribute to only about half of the problem.

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Bidding In Healthcare Environments
February 4, 2013 Bill Griffin

Bidding In Healthcare Environments

There is opportunity and potential profit in the cleaning of hospitals, healthcare facilities and medical-related offices.

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The Hidden Hazards Of Cleaning Residues
January 3, 2013 Sam Cooper

The Hidden Hazards Of Cleaning Residues

When was the last time you thought about the residue from cleaning chemicals and the possible effect it may have on you, your facility and its occupants?

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Remedying Sick Building Syndrome With Green Cleaning
December 12, 2012 Briana Davis

Remedying Sick Building Syndrome With Green Cleaning

Some of the most hazardous air you’ll ever breathe probably isn’t billowing out from a factory smokestack or car exhaust pipe — it’s more than likely hiding out in your workspace.

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