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cleaning products

Cleaning chemicals and the dangers they pose

Even though sustainability is emerging as a top cleaning trend, with organic ingredients and eco-friendly practices on the rise, harsh, toxic chemicals still exist in
Energy storage prompts battery of precautions

Energy storage prompts a battery of precautions

In step with the projected surge in energy storage installations, fire safety advisors are actively working to help clean tech adopters understand and mitigate the risks.
slip and fall accidents

Avoid slip and fall accidents in your building

Winter brings snow, ice, and an increased risk for slip and fall accidents in your facility. Minimizing these risks and keeping your facility clean is

Understanding green cleaning labels for safety

Sustainability continues to be a hot topic in the commercial cleaning world, with products making claims from biodegradable to organic to eco-friendly. However, it can

Keeping schools healthy and clean

As back-to-school approaches, custodians are facing the daunting task of keeping the environment sanitized and safe for students, teachers, and visitors, as people are constantly

Should your cleaning include RTUs?

As important as it is for cleaners to use the proper practices and protocols for optimum sanitation, it’s vital that they get the math right

Adding consistency to commercial cleaning

As the commercial cleaning industry continues to change and evolve, consistency has become more important than ever for companies looking to provide an elevated level
GBAC certification

ServiceMaster Clean®, ISSA, and GBAC to partner

It has been recently announced that ServiceMaster Clean®; ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association; and the Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC), a Division of ISSA,
facility audits

Three types of facility audits

Even with a quality control program in place, facility audits are a smart move to address any ongoing issues and prevent surprise expenses for facility
fire safety plan

Does your building have a fire safety plan?

Facility managers are often tasked with creating, executing, and updating the building’s fire safety plan. This process is crucial because it outlines all aspects of

The role of VR in building maintenance

In the world of smart technology, have we advanced to the point where VR has a role in building maintenance? Virtual reality has been around
cleaning labels

Why reading chemical labels has never been more important

The pandemic certainly changed the way many organizations approach cleaning and disinfecting, and reading chemical labels is vital. Facilities of all types are using disinfectants

Why women need their own PPE

After surveying 3,000 Canadian women who use personal protective equipment (PPE) daily in their jobs, more than 80 per cent expressed that they have experienced
cleaning industry management standard certification

50 companies complete ISSA’s cleaning industry management standard certification

ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, today announced that 50 companies have achieved the Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) certification, including several prominent Canadian firms

How to ensure pandemic levels of prevention remain

In a recent study conducted by the Associated Press and the National Opinion Research Centre, less than half of Americans are still wearing masks. Similar
carbon monoxide poisoning

How to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning at your facility

Did you know that carbon monoxide poisoning is responsible for more than 300 deaths and 200 hospitalizations in Canada each year? These numbers rise in

GBAC publishes cleaning validation and auditing guide

The Validation and Auditing Technology Resource Guide & Directory aims to educate on technologies for cleaning validation and auditing.