Equipment & Tools
It’s been quite a journey for two University of Waterloo Engineering graduates who dreamed of creating an autonomous robot company.
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.
There are now several options that help facilities proactively address issues related to forgotten and ignored waste areas.
The decreasing costs of sensors means the Internet of Things is rapidly moving into new areas of commercial properties, such as waste management.
Playgrounds across the country continue to leave children on the sidelines with design and maintenance practices that are not fully inclusive.
There are various products on the market for managing the season’s worst, which can make choosing a de-icing material a difficult task.
New UV-C Disinfection technologies are being implemented across the globe in an attempt to eliminate harmful microorganisms before they reach patients.
Canada’s growing cities are fueling pesticide resistance as rodents, bed bugs and cockroaches better adapt to human environments.
Canadian cleaning companies are starting to rethink how technology can make them more efficient and competitive.
A hotel housekeeper in Canada is estimated to assume 8,000 different body postures every shift. Repetitive motion injuries are common.
The University of Manitoba is currently undertaking the largest accessibility audit ever conducted in the province.
Besides providing shelter and shade, the urban forest offer environmental, economic and social benefits so it’s important to take care of them.
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.
After completing significant hospital upgrades last year, Royal University Hospital is now doubling the expected savings from energy improvements.
Staff continue to face challenges with cleaning, disinfecting and infection control because purchase items often don’t meet PIDAC best practices.
To avoid negative publicity, it’s important to be aware of the dirtiest pests that are the greatest risk to your restaurant area.