Playgrounds across the country continue to leave children on the sidelines with design and maintenance practices that are not fully inclusive.
Canadian cleaning companies are starting to rethink how technology can make them more efficient and competitive.
A hotel housekeeper in Canada is estimated to assume 8,000 different body postures every shift. Repetitive motion injuries are common.
Health officials won’t quite know what to expect until later this fall, but facilities should still brace themselves no matter what flu strain will spread.
Senior real estate executives reflected on evolving building technology as part of the kick-off to BOMEX 2017, earlier this fall in Toronto.
Every day, millions of janitors compromise safety when handling garbage and recycled materials.
Infection prevention and control, while taken seriously in healthcare settings, isn’t always a priority in educational facilities.
The University of Manitoba is currently undertaking the largest accessibility audit ever conducted in the province.
Information technology is safety management, with rapid advances in cloud computing and data management technologies.
Although Canada is finally banning asbestos-containing products for good by 2018, the government hasn’t yet clarified issues related to existing asbestos.
Cleaning marketer and entrepreneur Lisa Macqueen recently offered advice on what cleaning companies need to be doing on social media.
After completing significant hospital upgrades last year, Royal University Hospital is now doubling the expected savings from energy improvements.
Staff continue to face challenges with cleaning, disinfecting and infection control because purchase items often don’t meet PIDAC best practices.
Protecting vital building systems that address comfort, usability, life safety, fire prevention and compliance with general occupancy requirements.
With 2017 underway, Ontario-based companies must now enact specific AODA requirements to ensure accessibility for employees and customers.
Opening a brand new facility is no easy feat, especially one like Rogers Place, the first LEED Silver-certified NHL facility in Canada.
More work needs to be done to propel women into executive roles within the cleaning business and retain their talents, says a budding organization called