It’s more crucial than ever for organizations to provide clean, safe, and healthy environments for those returning to the workplace amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
One positive from the pandemic is a new respect for the important role professional cleaners play.
Large-scale facilities face specific difficulties during the pandemic with operations like stadium cleaning a massive undertaking.
The grant offers qualifying facilities a chance to help offset the costs of the GBAC STAR accreditation program and a free 6-month trial of a cleaning task management software.
Increased cleaning frequencies and heavy waste removal due to the use of more disposable commodities means the bodies of essential workers are taking a beating.
Colleges and universities are questioning how much space will be needed in the future campus, how it will be operated, and how to make our built environment more healthy, sustainable and resilient.
About 11 million people currently reside in Canada's wildland-urban interface areas, enjoying the benefits of proximity to forests and other natural features, but perhaps overlooking the perils.
Effective cleaning of high-touch surfaces and floors in healthcare facilities requires proper cleaning tools like microfibre mops.
The new GBAC STAR accreditation program is taking the complication and uncertainty out of reopening large Canadian commercial facilities.
The goal of the standard is to provide schools with a tool that will help them measure and monitor the effectiveness of the cleaning processes.
Rubber floors require specialized care to keep them looking and performing at their best. In fact, maintenance requirements are often underestimated.
A green cleaning program is about more than simply using ‘green’ products.
Regularly inspecting the irrigation system and making any necessary fixes or upgrades is the best way to ensure as little water is being used.
The list of active ingredients used in disinfectants is lengthy and full of trade-offs.
E-learning systems are becoming a popular training option in the cleaning industry, but how do employers determine which is the best investment?
With horses worth six and seven figures, it's paramount that Woodbine maintain optimal conditions on both of its racing surfaces: Tapeta and turf.