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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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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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How To Write A Health And Safety Policy
November 21, 2012 Dave Frank

How To Write A Health And Safety Policy

No matter the size of a company, it will need to have certain procedures or guidelines in place to make sure that accidents are prevented during the course of day-to-day business.

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Lessons Learned From Superstorm Sandy
November 20, 2012 Dave Mesko

Lessons Learned From Superstorm Sandy

With storm damage estimates of approximately $60 billion from Superstorm Sandy, those affected by this disaster have a long road ahead as they begin the cleanup process.

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