Verbal abuse is the most common type of harassment reported by Canadian workers according to a new study titled Harassment in Canadian workplaces.
There are few opportunities for organizations as great as the workplace move, where it can begin anew in fresh, new premises.
Cold and flu season can begin as early as October and last until February. How can you keep the flu out of your workplace, to keep facilities healthy and productive?
The transformer industry is a vital component of our electrical system. With good prospects for the industry’s growth, the challenge is not only to expand investment but to extend support
On Oct. 27, 2018 RioCan's Burlington Centre marked it's $60-million makeover with a grand re-opening. The shopping centre's celebration coincided with its 50th-anniversary.
Energy conservation initiatives are cutting costs and supporting skills development that make health care operations more self-reliant in five James Bay communities.
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.
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.
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.
Carleton University has launched a new online reporting tool that intricately links health and safety initiatives with facility management.
There are now several options that help facilities proactively address issues related to forgotten and ignored waste areas.
Anesthetics commonly used in medical, dental and veterinary surgery have global warming potential ranging from 130 to 2,540 times greater than carbon dioxide, but are largely overlooked when greenhouse gas emissions are officially tallied.
The decreasing costs of sensors means the Internet of Things is rapidly moving into new areas of commercial properties, such as waste management.
Facilities still contain built-in materials that were exposed to rain and snow in the construction or renovation process, leading to the presence of mould.
Accessibility advocates see the built environment as a laggard when it comes to fire safety, especially for people with disabilities.