Human Resources

CCOHS

New CCOHS app offers COVID-19 resources for workers

The Safe Work app hosts over 120 COVID-19 resources, including tip sheets, infographics, videos, and other guidance.
millennial workers

Appealing to millennial workers in the 2020s

Knowing how to cater to the needs of all ages of employees is key to a cleaning or restoration company's success.
cleaning professionals

Prioritizing the safety of cleaning professionals

Now more than ever, cleaning workers need to know that their employers are taking their safety seriously.
hospital staffing

B.C. begins bringing hospital staffing back in-house

B.C. says the move is an attempt to improve wages and work environments and make frontline work more desirable.
cleaning workers

Keeping cleaning workers happy and motivated

Like so many industries, many building service and cleaning contractors have reported recent difficulties in finding new workers.
cleaning jobs

The great cleaning jobs reassessment

The hunt for trained workers to fill vacant cleaning jobs is proving difficult for many companies as the effects of COVID-19 continue.
workplace

Investing in the workplace growing more pivotal

Carefully crafting an inclusive workplace response, requiring integration of people programs, implementing technology tools and systems, all accelerate business outcomes.
FM

Pandemic intensifies evolving role of FM

Facility managers are no longer viewed as a back-office function, but rather “a strategic instrument to attract and retain talent and create a great experience,”
human resources

Human resources takes on new role during COVID

While we can see human resources supporting head office staff, the involvement in operations is, for the most part, something new.
outdoor maintenance

Protecting outdoor maintenance employees in the cold

The coldest temperatures often arrive in January and February, and that poses a real threat to various outdoor maintenance workers.
sanitation

Examining ergonomic impacts to sanitation staff

Increased cleaning frequencies and heavy waste removal due to the use of more disposable commodities means the bodies of essential workers are taking a beating.
zero-energy schools

ISSA standard instructs school cleaning practices

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.
green cleaning audit

Steps for conducting a green cleaning audit

A green cleaning program is about more than simply using ‘green’ products.
disinfectant

Some disinfectants safer than others

The list of active ingredients used in disinfectants is lengthy and full of trade-offs.
layoffs online tool

Selecting the best e-training technology

E-learning systems are becoming a popular training option in the cleaning industry, but how do employers determine which is the best investment?

Communication tips for building service contractors

Here are some strategies to have a well-defined communication plan.

Study examines harassment in Canadian workplaces

Verbal abuse is the most common type of harassment reported by Canadian workers according to a new study titled Harassment in Canadian workplaces.