Education & Training
Information technology is safety management, with rapid advances in cloud computing and data management technologies.
Flooding heightens the risk of occupational electrical-related fatalities and injuries when restoring power to electrical systems.
Although Canada is finally banning asbestos-containing products for good by 2018, the government hasn’t yet clarified issues related to existing asbestos.
With the right strategy in place, hotels can put out the “no vacancy” sign for pests and help ensure guests have a pleasant stay.
Staff continue to face challenges with cleaning, disinfecting and infection control because purchase items often don’t meet PIDAC best practices.
Protecting vital building systems that address comfort, usability, life safety, fire prevention and compliance with general occupancy requirements.
With 2017 underway, Ontario-based companies must now enact specific AODA requirements to ensure accessibility for employees and customers.
In heavy winter conditions, facility maintenance should include the application of ice melt to key walkways.
Workers in cold environments are at high risk of experiencing severe skin dryness, which is a serious issue often overlooked.
ASHRAE Standard 188, released in 2015, requires that buildings evaluate where Legionella growth may occur in all water and plumbing systems.
Bedbugs are becoming a huge concern in North America, spreading throughout hotels, stores, offices, apartment buildings.
CNESST has published a notice of a draft regulation in the Gazette officielle concerning the use of ladders and stepladders at Quebec-based worksites.
More work needs to be done to propel women into executive roles within the cleaning business and retain their talents, says a budding organization called
Facilities still don’t perform frequent quality cleaning audits to meet goals, but innovators are developing more accessible and cost-effective tools.
A recent court decision to fine a property maintenance company for not protecting employees reveals health and worker safety training is still lacking.
Educational facilities are embracing green cleaning programs, where such use is pertinent because children are more vulnerable to environmental exposures.
With summer in full swing, employers must be wary of protecting workers from heat-related illnesses.