Clean Matters


Green school cleaning 101

A growing number of schools are opting to participate in “greener” practices that benefit the students, budget, and environment.

How to handle summer carpet stains

To maintain spotless carpet during the summer season, Whittaker offers tips to address some of the most challenging carpet stains.

Ten things FMs should know about eyewashes

Fast action and the right action are essential to protecting the eyes.

Consumers polled on restroom cleanliness

A recent survey conducted by restroom fixture manufacturer, Bradley Corporation reveals why public restroom cleanliness is good for business.

Sinks next to patient toilets may harbour dangerous germs: study

Klebsiella is a type of bacteria that can cause a number of healthcare-associated infections, such as pneumonia, bloodstream infections, wound infections, or surgical site infections.

The dos and don’ts of winter floor care

Floor care is an important part of maintaining a facility's image and safety. It's a big task year-round, but it can be a challenge particularly in the winter.

Study reveals hand hygiene adherence among paramedics low

Hand hygiene compliance is considered essential to prevent healthcare-associated infections, but very few studies have been conducted assessing compliance in the prehospital setting.

Tips for gym floor cleaning and maintenance

Here are some floor care techniques to help maintain a gym floor.

Clean rooms require adherence to good manufacturing practices

Clean room cleaning requires adherence to good manufacturing practices (GMPs) to prevent potentially catastrophic contamination.

Why housekeeping is vital to stair safety

Here are some cleaning techniques to help prevent slip and fall accidents on stairways.

The benefits of hydrogen peroxide cleaners

Some facilities now use hydrogen peroxide cleaners because they tend to be safer for the user and the environment.

What cleaning professionals need to know about HAIs

According to the Coalition for Healthcare Acquired Infection Reduction (CHAIR) 1 out of 10 Canadian patients acquire an infection from the hospital – that’s 200,000 people each year.
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Hospital privacy curtains may harbor dangerous germs

Privacy curtains in hospitals can become breeding grounds for resistant bacteria, posing a threat to patient safety, according to new study.

Preparing your facility for hurricane season

Although hurricanes are lesser known to hit Canadian cities as hard as the United States, they can still have a significant impact on Canadian communities.

How JanSan distributors can embrace category expansion

The competitive marketplace is driving the need for category expansion with distributors of all types. Natural category expansion for a current core JanSan distributor may be safety products, food service, breakroom, and office products.

How to effectively spray buff a floor

Somewhat a lost art, spray buffing has now resurfaced not only as a key to stretching floor refinishing cycles, but also at removing heel marks, stains, spills, and leaving floors with a high-gloss shine.

Five benefits of training videos in the JanSan industry

To help JanSan industry organizations appreciate the value of training videos, here are five of the key benefits of using videos to help train cleaning workers.