Newly released guidelines offer a standard for approaching the planning and designing of healthcare facilities from a resiliency perspective.
The "devious licks" trend, wherein students vandalize school washrooms, is placing a greater strain on cleaning staff.
A new report attributes a rise in other infections to a "laser focus" on COVID-19 and exhausted and overworked staff.
B.C. says the move is an attempt to improve wages and work environments and make frontline work more desirable.
83 per cent of respondents to a new Whittaker/Harris Poll survey say well-maintained carpet improves their confidence in a facility.
Universities need to consider what a gentler return to campuses might look for students this time around compared to 2020.
Rarely considered before the pandemic, the cleanliness of a college has become a key determining factor for parents.
Contributing factors include an increase in the occurrence of chronic diseases, rising global healthcare expenses, and increasing medical tourism.
Researchers found the risk of contamination on foil-covered high-touch surfaces was significantly lower.
The Ontario Healthcare Housekeeping Association (OHHA) has rebranded as the Canadian Healthcare Housekeepers Association (HHA).
Construction has begun on Eric Hamber Secondary school, the largest seismic school replacement project in Vancouver’s history.
The 2021 edition delivers critical guidance for designers and operators of these frontline facilities and incorporates 17 changes to the standard.
Leveraging appropriate service technology and integrated service tools can ensure buildings are safe and properly maintained.
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,”
The report found that schools have prioritized ventilation and filtration to reduce the transmission of the virus.
Large-scale post-secondary campuses hold an almost incomprehensibly wide range of cleaning and maintenance challenges.
COVID-19 poses a huge challenge for educational facility managers — here are four steps to verify and validate school cleaning programs.