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Hilton expands soap recycling program

The program helps fight the hygiene epidemic plaguing underserved communities due to a lack of access to basic sanitation.
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Safety blitz targets Ontario’s top workplace injury

The blitz will focus on workplaces in the construction, health care, industrial and mining sectors.
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Pest prevention through building design

As exciting as an expansion or renovation can be, it can also determine the future of any business's pest vulnerability and management program.
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Six trends to impact retail multi-site FM industry

Connex, the authority on retailers, multi-site healthcare facilities, entertainment facilities, banks and suppliers provides a breakdown of the meta-trends impacting retail facilities management.
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IoT and building energy management

What, exactly, is the Internet of Things (IoT)? And how does it relate to building energy management? Read ahead for how connective technologies can lead to smarter buildings.
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Dealing with mould in air ducts

Noticing signs of mould in your air ducts? Here are some signs to watch for and tips for dealing with this important health and safety consideration.
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Are hand dryers harmful to children’s ears?

A recent study suggests many hand dryers in public spaces operate at levels far louder than their manufacturers claim.
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Collaboration brings new approach to Legionella detection

Leading Legionella companies partner to eliminate Legionnaires’ outbreaks through strategic partnership.
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Hospital faucets home to germs: study

Hand hygiene is a critical component of infection prevention in hospitals, but the unintended consequences include water splashing out of a sink to spread contaminants from dirty faucets.
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Distressed employees affect productivity: report

According to the recently published research, employees struggling with mental health or other well-being issues are unable to concentrate on their job, a symptom known as "presenteeism."
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A look at 2019 residential tile trends

2019 is proving to be an exciting year of emerging lifestyle ideas. Tile trends in 2019 range from metals to industrial textures.
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Study reveals impact of noise in the workplace

The survey uncovers how sound and acoustics impact employees in business environments.
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Natural light in workplace design

It is clear that employee performance and outlook are connected to the environmental conditions in which they work.
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Five tips for implementing organizational change

An expert provides five tips for leaders implementing organizational change in the workplace, to avoid leaving the rest of the organization in the dark.
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New website to tackle occupational disease prevention

Occupational disease is common and results from exposure to chemical, biological and physical agents in the workplace.
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CaGBC addresses zero carbon skills gap in construction industry

A new report by Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) provides an action plan to close zero carbon skills gap in Ontario's construction industry.
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Study examines harassment in Canadian workplaces

Verbal abuse is the most common type of harassment reported by Canadian workers according to a new study titled Harassment in Canadian workplaces.