Equipment & Tools
Infection prevention and control, while taken seriously in healthcare settings, isn’t always a priority in educational facilities.
Although Canada is finally banning asbestos-containing products for good by 2018, the government hasn’t yet clarified issues related to existing asbestos.
Cleaning marketer and entrepreneur Lisa Macqueen recently offered advice on what cleaning companies need to be doing on social media.
Staff continue to face challenges with cleaning, disinfecting and infection control because purchase items often don’t meet PIDAC best practices.
In heavy winter conditions, facility maintenance should include the application of ice melt to key walkways.
Simple energy efficient measures in a facility can significantly lower costs related to maintenance and operations.
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.
Two Winnipeg men have designed and built a prototype of a mobile pressure washing truck that sustainably sterilizes and deodorizes all garbage bins.
Educational facilities are embracing green cleaning programs, where such use is pertinent because children are more vulnerable to environmental exposures.
Cleaning technology trends are evolving to meet the needs of contractors and facility managers who strive to maintain sustainable spaces that reuse water.
The new collaborative office seems to be the answer to improved productivity and innovation; however, it introduces new issues of office cleanliness.