Cold and flu season can begin as early as October and last until February. How can you keep the flu out of your workplace, to keep facilities healthy and productive?
Gone are the days when a business service contractor could rely on obtaining its clients from just one channel. Today, it’s all about exposure and the best place a cleaning business can be seen is online.
Here are some cleaning techniques to help prevent slip and fall accidents on stairways.
The washroom is easily one of the most important areas in a high traffic facility. A top priority for facility managers and cleaning staff is overcoming large venue challenges in order to make the washroom experience better.
James Lee Senter, owner of Fresh and Clean and DryIt, is among the most recognizable figures in the professional cleaning industry devoted to educating the industry on the importance of cleaning for health.
The American Cleaning Institutes chastises the slate of 15 authors affiliated with health sciences faculties of six Canadian universities for overlooking the role disinfectants play in infection control.
Workplace health and safety practitioners advise that measures to safeguard building services personnel from heat stress should be fairly straightforward.
Recently released guidelines from Ontario's Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee address the cleaning and disinfecting challenges that housekeeping staff continue to face in healthcare facilities.
It’s been quite a journey for two University of Waterloo Engineering graduates who dreamed of creating an autonomous robot company.
Summer is fast-approaching, which means annoying pests will soon be out in full force. These creatures can become a problem for a facility if left unchecked.
Now in operation for more than six decades, Sunshine Building Maintenance Inc. is one of the largest privately owned cleaning companies in Ontario.
A good or bad experience on a person’s first visit to a building can be the difference between a returning client or a lost opportunity. An opinion is formed within seconds of an individual walking through your doors and the scent that greets their nostrils will go a long way to deciding whether that opinion is positive or negative.
Hospitals have a potent, new tool in their mission to improve patient health and safety. It also happens to be the one of the oldest metals known to man - copper.
The forthcoming Cannabis Act raises a number of questions regarding workplace safety, particularly for dangerous and hazardous jobs.
As facilities evolve and become more high tech, new systems have developed to help improve efficiency - especially when it comes to cleaning schedules.
Copper alloys used more in hospitals to help fight health-care acquired infections, aren’t as prevalent in non-traditional spaces where germs also spread.