The list of active ingredients used in disinfectants is lengthy and full of trade-offs.
E-learning systems are becoming a popular training option in the cleaning industry, but how do employers determine which is the best investment?
Companies across North America have been testing cleaning robots for the past few years, but the turning point may have been last fall.
A growing number of schools are opting to participate in “greener” practices that benefit the students, budget, and environment.
To maintain spotless carpet during the summer season, Whittaker offers tips to address some of the most challenging carpet stains.
A Drug Identification Number (DIN) is an eight digit number assigned by Health Canada to a drug product prior to being marketed in Canada.
Next to employees, equipment is an essential part of a cleaning operation. To determine the most suitable option, it’s important to consider the pros and cons.
Barley Chironda, an infection control specialist at Clorox, breaks down why cleaning staff should ramp up surface disinfection during cold and flu season.
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.
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.