Now more than ever, cleaning workers need to know that their employers are taking their safety seriously.
The 2021 NADCA Standard defines the minimum performance and procedural requirements for cleaning HVAC systems.
Virginia, the first state to introduce a temporary workplace virus measure last year, has voted to enact a permanent ruling.
Although they increasingly rely on professional service providers to keep up with the complexities of compliance, owners/managers ultimately carry the responsibility for life safety and bear the brunt of enforcement.
REGENESIS CEO Scott Wilson spotlights how contaminant vapour barriers work to offer much safer and healthier built environments.
The first ANSI Standards for ultraviolet C-band (UV-C) device performance are expected to be published before the end of the year.
Waste equipment and services that can process and organize vast amounts of data help inform sustainable practices throughout the facility.
The provincial government has introduced new measures to protect long-term-care facility residents and staff from the spread of COVID-19.
The list of active ingredients used in disinfectants is lengthy and full of trade-offs.
National Safety Month is an excellent reminder to conduct an audit of existing infrastructure and determine where upgrades can be made.
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.
Business, professional and public interest groups are devising and deploying strategies to promote common sense and minimize risk, discord and environmental fallout.
The Electrical Safety Authority's (ESA) successful appeal to recover fines from the owner of Pro-Teck Electric reinforces the importance of licensing and permit requirements for electrical work.
Accessibility advocates see the built environment as a laggard when it comes to fire safety, especially for people with disabilities.
A hotel housekeeper in Canada is estimated to assume 8,000 different body postures every shift. Repetitive motion injuries are common.
Every day, millions of janitors compromise safety when handling garbage and recycled materials.
The University of Manitoba is currently undertaking the largest accessibility audit ever conducted in the province.