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.
Information technology is safety management, with rapid advances in cloud computing and data management technologies.
Flooding heightens the risk of occupational electrical-related fatalities and injuries when restoring power to electrical systems.
Although Canada is finally banning asbestos-containing products for good by 2018, the government hasn’t yet clarified issues related to existing asbestos.
Cleaning contractors and facility managers that hire their own cleaning staff are often not aware of hidden costs that can result from custodial injuries.
To avoid negative publicity, it’s important to be aware of the dirtiest pests that are the greatest risk to your restaurant area.