Health & Safety
In heavy winter conditions, facility maintenance should include the application of ice melt to key walkways.
Opening a brand new facility is no easy feat, especially one like Rogers Place, the first LEED Silver-certified NHL facility in Canada.
Last year, the commercial real estate industry faced a number of diverse challenges and successes that are expected to develop throughout 2017. Here, REMI’s award-winning
Workers in cold environments are at high risk of experiencing severe skin dryness, which is a serious issue often overlooked.
With proper maintenance and care, commercial carpets can withstand a harsh winter of slush and snow.
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.
Living walls are becoming increasingly popular in retail, institutional, office and residential interior spaces, and for good reason.
CNESST has published a notice of a draft regulation in the Gazette officielle concerning the use of ladders and stepladders at Quebec-based worksites.
Preventing avian collisions in urban settings may not be a maintenance priority, but municipal bird-friendly standards are only going to get tougher.
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.
More work needs to be done to propel women into executive roles within the cleaning business and retain their talents, says a budding organization called
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.