Staff continue to face challenges with cleaning, disinfecting and infection control because purchase items often don’t meet PIDAC best practices.
To avoid negative publicity, it’s important to be aware of the dirtiest pests that are the greatest risk to your restaurant area.
A recent survey of managers in Ontario indicates that about 40 per cent don’t realize the Ontario Electrical Safety Code applies to work in their buildings.
Protecting vital building systems that address comfort, usability, life safety, fire prevention and compliance with general occupancy requirements.
With 2017 underway, Ontario-based companies must now enact specific AODA requirements to ensure accessibility for employees and customers.
In heavy winter conditions, facility maintenance should include the application of ice melt to key walkways.
Workers in cold environments are at high risk of experiencing severe skin dryness, which is a serious issue often overlooked.
With proper maintenance and care, commercial carpets can withstand a harsh winter of slush and snow.
ASHRAE Standard 188, released in 2015, requires that buildings evaluate where Legionella growth may occur in all water and plumbing systems.
CNESST has published a notice of a draft regulation in the Gazette officielle concerning the use of ladders and stepladders at Quebec-based worksites.
The newly released PRSM 2017 Trends Report highlights the various roles of facility managers in reta
Cockroach infestations in schools are not uncommon. All it takes is one female with an egg case to start a population. Here are some prevention strategies.
Facilities still don’t perform frequent quality cleaning audits to meet goals, but innovators are developing more accessible and cost-effective tools.
A recent court decision to fine a property maintenance company for not protecting employees reveals health and worker safety training is still lacking.
Educational facilities are embracing green cleaning programs, where such use is pertinent because children are more vulnerable to environmental exposures.
The way to best protect properties from summer flooding is to develop and follow a well-thought out disaster plan, customized to the facility's location.
With summer in full swing, employers must be wary of protecting workers from heat-related illnesses.