Health & Safety

disposable gloves

The real story on disposable gloves

COVID-19's impact on the supply of disposable gloves is going to continue, and every business involved in facility cleaning needs to be prepared.
disinfectant dispensers

Don’t use a whole arsenal to kill a fly

When the repercussions and side effects of disinfectant dispensers have more impact than the underlying problem, we move away from the goal of effectiveness
ISSA Canada

Setting the stage for increased industry recognition

One positive from the pandemic is a new respect for the important role professional cleaners play.
floor mopping

Pain, floor mopping, and the pandemic

The health and injury risk posed by floor mopping deserves increased attention.
GBAC STAR grant

New GBAC STAR grants program now available for facilities

The grant offers qualifying facilities a chance to help offset the costs of the GBAC STAR accreditation program and a free 6-month trial of a cleaning task management software.
twindemic prevention

Protecting workplaces from a “twindemic”

In the second wave of the pandemic, business owners and facility managers must be unprecedentedly vigilant about protecting workplaces.
future-proofing cleaning

Future-proofing cleaning for the new normal

The present is painful for property and facility managers and it's made future-proofing cleaning more important than ever.
Canadian Flooring Cleaning & Restoration Association

CFCRA partners with ISSA to help companies achieve cleaning accreditation

The Canadian Flooring, Cleaning & Restoration Association will act as a strategic partner for two GBAC programs.
airline cleaning

Airline cleaning methods can be effective elsewhere during COVID-19

New and enhanced airline cleaning and disinfection has been tested with a focus on infection control, and the results have been positive.
cleaning for health Gestion HB

Cleaning for health in the year 2020

Cleaning for health: This is the motto that the American Cleaning Institute has pounded out for several decades, practically since its foundation in 1926. This
campuses

How will campuses change because of COVID-19?

Colleges and universities are questioning how much space will be needed in the future campus, how it will be operated, and how to make our built environment more healthy, sustainable and resilient.
CCOHS tool kit

New CCOHS tool kit helps workplaces customize COVID-19 health and safety

The CCOHS tool kit helps workplaces operate safely and prevent the spread of infection.
GBAC STAR accreditation

ISSA’s GBAC STAR accreditation success is a sign of a cleaner world

The GBAC STAR accreditation was only launched in spring but has already seen huge uptake from facilities around the world.
GBAC STAR Facility Directory

New GBAC STAR Facility Directory helps locate facilities accredited for cleaning excellence

GBAC, a Division of ISSA, has launched its GBAC STAR Facility Directory tool to allow users to easily identify accredited facilities.
ISSA Canada

Ontario Healthcare Housekeepers Association merges with ISSA Canada

The healthcare housekeeping industry in Ontario is applauding the merger of OHHA with ISSA Canada.
vapour barrier

The science behind contaminant vapour barrier systems

REGENESIS CEO Scott Wilson spotlights how contaminant vapour barriers work to offer much safer and healthier built environments.
lifespan of coronavirus

Measuring the lifespan of coronavirus on surfaces

The coronavirus may not live on surfaces as long as previously believed, but cleaning professionals and building managers must be careful.