Clean Matters

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Beware the risks of cleaning chemical mishaps

Some basic chemistry lessons should be reiterated: mixing bleach with ammonia-containing or acid-containing products will produce a toxic reaction.
anxiety over COVID-19 could triggercleaning chemical mishaps

Beware the risks of cleaning chemical mishaps

Some basic chemistry lessons should be reiterated: any mixture of bleach with ammonia-containing or acid-containing products will produce a toxic reaction.
laundry

How to make laundry practices more eco-friendly

It takes a lot of resources to get linens clean. How can businesses make their laundry practices more sustainable and reap the associated benefits?
floor care

Floor care tips for the winter

Here are several tips to protect floors and ensure safety for building occupants.
older schools

Lessons for upgrading older schools

When planning retrofits or renovations for older schools, administrators have the chance to implement green, sustainable and high-performance design solutions.
soap recycling program

Hilton expands soap recycling program

The program helps fight the hygiene epidemic plaguing underserved communities due to a lack of access to basic sanitation.
Tennant

Tennant launches custodian recognition program in the U.S.

The program launched at the beginning of September and concludes on May 6, 2020.
HVAC maintenance

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.
school restroom

Students perceptions of school restrooms: survey

The findings are part of the Healthy Hand Washing Survey conducted by Bradley Corporation.
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Understanding Candida auris transmission

Recognizing how the drug-resistant fungus spreads in healthcare facilities is essential for effective infection control.
computer news

Making the most of online learning programs

With so many online learning platforms now available, how do employers determine which is the best investment for their custodial team?
School

Green school cleaning 101

A growing number of schools are opting to participate in “greener” practices that benefit the students, budget, and environment.
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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.
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Ten things FMs should know about eyewashes

Fast action and the right action are essential to protecting the eyes.
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Consumers polled on restroom cleanliness

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