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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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photo of an EVS worker cleaning a floor in a health care facility
November 28, 2018 Arthur Coleman

Neglected EVS Training Will Cost Your Business

With increased technological advances in tools and equipment, an educated workforce has never been more important in the cleaning and maintenance industry.

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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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A picture of a hospital room with a bed
November 20, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

EVS Is the First Defense in Infection Control

By following standardized cleaning standards, environmental services workers can provide the best defense in protecting patients from HAIs.

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Staff Training for Pest Control
March 12, 2015 Dr. Zia Siddiqi

Staff Training for Pest Control

Pest issues can come into play from a variety of sources, from incoming shipments and poor sanitation to improper landscaping, so it’s crucial to use a comprehensive approach that involves your entire staff.

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Where Did I Put That?
March 12, 2015 Jim Harris Sr. & Jeff Merrihew

Where Did I Put That?

The proper selection, storage, and placement of tools and materials are often overlooked or taken for granted. By standardizing process and making the selection, storage, and placement of supplies a fundamental part of the service delivery system, increased efficiencies can be realized.

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Training for Sales and Estimating
March 12, 2015 William R. Griffin

Training for Sales and Estimating

Two of the more difficult positions to fill and conduct training for in a cleaning business or any type of service operation are the salesperson and estimator.

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Training on the Job
March 12, 2015 Kelly Zimmerman

Training on the Job

No matter the job, training is always a part of acclimating to a new place of employment. Without it, learning the responsibilities of a new position can feel stressful and muddled, and sometimes, a lack of training can even drive employees to the door.

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How to Establish Effective Employee Training
March 12, 2015 William R. Griffin

How to Establish Effective Employee Training

For training to be effective on a long-term basis, it must be ongoing and reinforced with follow-up refresher exercises that keep the information easily accessible in the mind of the learner.

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Navigating OSHA’s New Reporting Requirements
March 12, 2015 Gina Harkins

Navigating OSHA’s New Reporting Requirements

With new federal rules requiring employers to report serious work-related accidents faster as well as keep new injury and illness logs, building service contractors and facilities managers need to have policies and training in place to meet the new requirements.

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What Should Be In Your Caddy?
May 23, 2014 Phillip Lawless

What Should Be In Your Caddy?

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Expanding CIMS To Europe
April 30, 2014 William R. Griffin

Expanding CIMS To Europe

The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) will administer and expand the CIMS program in the UK.

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Cleaning In The Community
April 17, 2014 Mark Clinch

Cleaning In The Community

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Cleaning methods for marble and granite
April 15, 2014

Cleaning methods for marble and granite

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Optimizing Performance, Productivity & People
April 4, 2014 Allen Rathey

Optimizing Performance, Productivity & People

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A Team Approach To A Crisis Response
February 25, 2014 Lucien Canton

A Team Approach To A Crisis Response

A crisis management team shouldn’t be just for crisis.

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