The Indoor Environmental Healthcare and Hospitality Association (IEHA) encourages the industry to celebrate and thank housekeeping and environmental services (EVS) staff.
Open communication from management and staff will be key to normalizing new and fast-evolving cleaning procedures.
There's an established theory that over-enthusiastic cleaning can weaken immune systems, particularly those of children.
The Ontario Healthcare Housekeeping Association (OHHA) has rebranded as the Canadian Healthcare Housekeepers Association (HHA).
A recent study suggests that hospital housekeepers and environmental service staff have low self-esteem in their jobs.
IEHA has announced an updated brand identity, including a new name and logo, to reflect its role in the healthcare and hospitality industries.
One of COVID-19's major challenges has been maintaining or improving cleaning activities when the managers responsible are not on-site.
The healthcare housekeeping industry in Ontario is applauding the merger of OHHA with ISSA Canada.
The goal of the standard is to provide schools with a tool that will help them measure and monitor the effectiveness of the cleaning processes.
Rubber floors require specialized care to keep them looking and performing at their best. In fact, maintenance requirements are often underestimated.
A green cleaning program is about more than simply using ‘green’ products.
Here are some cleaning techniques to help prevent slip and fall accidents on stairways.
Recently released guidelines from Ontario's Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee address the cleaning and disinfecting challenges that housekeeping staff continue to face in healthcare facilities.
There’s no missing the Fairmont Royal York when flying over Toronto, pulling into Union Station on one of the main train lines or travelling into downtown.
A hotel housekeeper in Canada is estimated to assume 8,000 different body postures every shift. Repetitive motion injuries are common.
Summer-like conditions this past September and now October may contribute to higher rodent activity in the fall season.
Cleaning contractors and facility managers that hire their own cleaning staff are often not aware of hidden costs that can result from custodial injuries.