Health & Safety
Carleton University has launched a new online reporting tool that intricately links health and safety initiatives with facility management.
There are now several options that help facilities proactively address issues related to forgotten and ignored waste areas.
Facilities still contain built-in materials that were exposed to rain and snow in the construction or renovation process, leading to the presence of mould.
Playgrounds across the country continue to leave children on the sidelines with design and maintenance practices that are not fully inclusive.
There are ways to protect floors and keep them looking their best during the winter. Here are five critical elements or components of floor care.
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.
Building occupants may still be inhaling VOCs and other chemical emissions despite the use of eco-friendly products.
A hotel housekeeper in Canada is estimated to assume 8,000 different body postures every shift. Repetitive motion injuries are common.
Health officials won’t quite know what to expect until later this fall, but facilities should still brace themselves no matter what flu strain will spread.
Every day, millions of janitors compromise safety when handling garbage and recycled materials.
Summer-like conditions this past September and now October may contribute to higher rodent activity in the fall season.
When educating children and young adults about good hand hygiene practices, it’s important to implement the right handwashing practices.
Wasps have a frightening reputation for their aggressive behaviour and are often seen in greater numbers towards the end of summer.
Infection prevention and control, while taken seriously in healthcare settings, isn’t always a priority in educational facilities.
Information technology is safety management, with rapid advances in cloud computing and data management technologies.