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A clean classroom
August 2, 2019 Adam Povlitz

Teach Educators the Five Lessons of Cleaning Schools

In order for a cleaning company to earn the business of a school or an entire school district, it must demonstrate that it can create a healthy atmosphere for students and staff. Use these five lesson plans when pitching your company to a school.

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people going into office building
July 12, 2019 JoAnn Durette

Improve Your IAQ

Better indoor air quality starts at the front door: A proper matting system can help keep pollutants out and clean air in.

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A dentist exam room
June 26, 2019 Tim Conn

Bidding a Medical Facility Part 2: Doctor and Dentist Offices and Labs

Knowing specific tasks you are required to perform, such as wiping down exam tables and cleaning waiting room toys, will help you prepare a bid for specific medical facilities.

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A modern restroom with automatic dispensers and fixtures
June 12, 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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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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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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