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.
Post-construction cleaning is a critical project step that helps remove harmful dust and residue left behind by new builds and renovations alike.
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.
Playgrounds across the country continue to leave children on the sidelines with design and maintenance practices that are not fully inclusive.
Much of the existing building stock falls short of the universal design ideal, but RHFAC can help owners/managers identify impediments to access and set priorities to address them.
There are various products on the market for managing the season’s worst, which can make choosing a de-icing material a difficult task.
New UV-C Disinfection technologies are being implemented across the globe in an attempt to eliminate harmful microorganisms before they reach patients.
Canada’s growing cities are fueling pesticide resistance as rodents, bed bugs and cockroaches better adapt to human environments.
A hotel housekeeper in Canada is estimated to assume 8,000 different body postures every shift. Repetitive motion injuries are common.
Health officials won’t quite know what to expect until later this fall, but facilities should still brace themselves no matter what flu strain will spread.
Every day, millions of janitors compromise safety when handling garbage and recycled materials.
When educating children and young adults about good hand hygiene practices, it’s important to implement the right handwashing practices.
Wasps have a frightening reputation for their aggressive behaviour and are often seen in greater numbers towards the end of summer.
Indoor air quality specialists concur that larger commercial buildings are among the better places to be when outdoor conditions are compromised since HVAC systems typically incorporate air filtration.
Infection prevention and control, while taken seriously in healthcare settings, isn’t always a priority in educational facilities.