Health & Safety
New plant-based innovations in synthetic grass respond to changing forces in the market like changing weather patterns and wellbeing.
With 2017 underway, Ontario-based companies must now enact specific AODA requirements to ensure accessibility for employees and customers.
Opening a brand new facility is no easy feat, especially one like Rogers Place, the first LEED Silver-certified NHL facility in Canada.
Simple energy efficient measures in a facility can significantly lower costs related to maintenance and operations.
Workers in cold environments are at high risk of experiencing severe skin dryness, which is a serious issue often overlooked.
Studies have shown that the strategic placement of soap and sanitizer dispensers has been shown to influence hand hygiene.
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.
The newly released PRSM 2017 Trends Report highlights the various roles of facility managers in reta
Cockroach infestations in schools are not uncommon. All it takes is one female with an egg case to start a population. Here are some prevention strategies.
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.
August is especially busy for custodians who have to begin preparing healthy and clean school before students return.
The way to best protect properties from summer flooding is to develop and follow a well-thought out disaster plan, customized to the facility's location.
Cleaning technology trends are evolving to meet the needs of contractors and facility managers who strive to maintain sustainable spaces that reuse water.
When thinking about the most dangerous and irritating pests, ants may not come to mind and are often brushed aside as a simple nuisance.