Commercial property owners who host clothing donation bins could run afoul of their province's Occupiers Liability Act or Occupational Health and Safety Act should an incident occur.
There are few opportunities for organizations as great as the workplace move, where it can begin anew in fresh, new premises.
Taking proactive steps can help keep unwanted pests out of condo buildings, saving the time and money involved in treating infestations.
As their job responsibilities change, FMs need to continuously improve in order to help bring their organization value.
Today’s interiors are even more dependent on sound masking for speech privacy and noise control.
FMs overseeing compact portfolios may consider outsourcing. However, there are several factors to weigh in choosing an approach.
Facility managers have been attracted to liquid ice melt/de-ice products in recent years largely because they are much easier to apply.
Business, professional and public interest groups are devising and deploying strategies to promote common sense and minimize risk, discord and environmental fallout.
New construction and renovations can turn up the heat on pest pressures, but proactive measures can help prevent future infestations.
Energy conservation initiatives are cutting costs and supporting skills development that make health care operations more self-reliant in five James Bay communities.
It’s been quite a journey for two University of Waterloo Engineering graduates who dreamed of creating an autonomous robot company.
Summer is fast-approaching, which means annoying pests will soon be out in full force. These creatures can become a problem for a facility if left unchecked.
Now in operation for more than six decades, Sunshine Building Maintenance Inc. is one of the largest privately owned cleaning companies in Ontario.
A good or bad experience on a person’s first visit to a building can be the difference between a returning client or a lost opportunity. An opinion is formed within seconds of an individual walking through your doors and the scent that greets their nostrils will go a long way to deciding whether that opinion is positive or negative.
Freezing rain this week served as a reminder of the important role mats can play in limiting the amount of dirt and moisture that enters facilities.
As facilities evolve and become more high tech, new systems have developed to help improve efficiency - especially when it comes to cleaning schedules.