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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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Penn State Transitions to Standardized Cleaning
May 1, 2017 Sponsored by ProTeam

Penn State Transitions to Standardized Cleaning

Over five years ago, the university set in motion a campus-wide transition to a more efficient and effective cleaning program.

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3 Ways to Avoid the Half-Million Dollar French Fry
April 7, 2017 David Collette

3 Ways to Avoid the Half-Million Dollar French Fry

Proactively reduce your risk by using a qualified walkway auditor as either an internal or external resource.

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Create a Green Cleaning Strategy for Your School
April 6, 2017 Tracy Washington Enger

Create a Green Cleaning Strategy for Your School

An effective green cleaning plan is collaborative and requires initiative—especially in facilities like schools with a variety of stakeholders.

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The Acceleration of Global Warming
April 4, 2017 Stephen Ashkin

The Acceleration of Global Warming

Unusually high levels of CO2 have experts worried; organizations must take steps now to reverse this trend.

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What’s in Your Custodial Closet?
April 4, 2017 Nicole Bowman

What’s in Your Custodial Closet?

For those who are looking to get serious about green cleaning initiatives, an audit of custodial closets will indicate exactly what health and environmental hazards are hiding in there.

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Ergonomics and Efficiency
April 3, 2017 Stephanie Mitchell

Ergonomics and Efficiency

Vacuums are used by virtually every cleaning facility, so it’s important to have the right equipment and proper training in place to prevent injury.

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Bidding in the Age of Sustainability
April 3, 2017 William R. Griffin

Bidding in the Age of Sustainability

Companies and contractors are adopting sustainable cleaning as the new way of doing business, and have found it to be a good strategy.

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Maintain a Solid Facility Image in Winter
February 2, 2017 Neal Glatt

Maintain a Solid Facility Image in Winter

Proper snow and ice management is imperative to positive facility image, tenant safety, and visitor satisfaction.

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The Ban on Triclosan
January 31, 2017 David Lanzafame

The Ban on Triclosan

BSCs and in-house facility managers may eventually be responsible for discontinuing use of particular hand-hygiene products.

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More Than Soap and Water
January 5, 2017 Jim Arbogast

More Than Soap and Water

Take extra steps to ensure proper hand hygiene practices are in place throughout your facility.

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Dealing With Damp Air
January 4, 2017 Thom Wellington

Dealing With Damp Air

Damp indoor air can foster the growth and transmission of viruses and bacteria.

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Face It
January 2, 2017 Stephen Ashkin

Face It

Facility managers might want to consider taking hand hygiene to the next level by encouraging face washing among building occupants, particularly kids.

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