New construction and renovations can turn up the heat on pest pressures, but proactive measures can help prevent future infestations.
Workplace health and safety practitioners advise that measures to safeguard building services personnel from heat stress should be fairly straightforward.
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.
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.
Colin Bell from RecycleSmart Solutions explains what the Chinese ban on imported plastic means for the waste management industry and possible solutions.
As facilities evolve and become more high tech, new systems have developed to help improve efficiency - especially when it comes to cleaning schedules.
Copper alloys used more in hospitals to help fight health-care acquired infections, aren’t as prevalent in non-traditional spaces where germs also spread.
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.
Several recent advances in pest control could help condo managers combat the bed bugs, flies, others insects and rodents that can invade their properties.
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.
Flood season is arriving to regions across Canada, posing a significant risk to infrastructure, potential loss of life and pest-related health risks.
What issues are you dealing with on the front lines as a facility manager or building service contractor?
Carleton University has launched a new online reporting tool that intricately links health and safety initiatives with facility management.
In addition to making living spaces uncomfortable, indoor moisture problems can lead to structural damage, health and pest problems.
The Toronto distribution centre for Cintas, a business supplies provider, became Canada’s second facility to earn TRUE Zero Waste certification last fall.