The cleaning industry has been around for a while, but new technologies like augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are new to the field.
Canadian cleaning companies are starting to rethink how technology can make them more efficient and competitive.
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.
Information technology is safety management, with rapid advances in cloud computing and data management technologies.
Cleaners, security guards, parking attendants and building-specific food service workers could attain union certification through a streamlined one-step process if proposed amendments to Ontario's Labour Relations Act are adopted.
Cleaning marketer and entrepreneur Lisa Macqueen recently offered advice on what cleaning companies need to be doing on social media.
With 2017 underway, Ontario-based companies must now enact specific AODA requirements to ensure accessibility for employees and customers.
CNESST has published a notice of a draft regulation in the Gazette officielle concerning the use of ladders and stepladders at Quebec-based worksites.
The newly released PRSM 2017 Trends Report highlights the various roles of facility managers in reta
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.
With summer in full swing, employers must be wary of protecting workers from heat-related illnesses.