Cleaning

GBAC STAR grant

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

New GBAC STAR grants program now available for facilities

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.
twindemic prevention

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Protecting workplaces from a “twindemic”

In the second wave of the pandemic, business owners and facility managers must be unprecedentedly vigilant about protecting workplaces.
future-proofing cleaning

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Future-proofing cleaning for the new normal

The present is painful for property and facility managers and it's made future-proofing cleaning more important than ever.
Canadian Flooring Cleaning & Restoration Association

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

CFCRA partners with ISSA to help companies achieve cleaning accreditation

The Canadian Flooring, Cleaning & Restoration Association will act as a strategic partner for two GBAC programs.
sanitation

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Examining ergonomic impacts to sanitation staff

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.
airline cleaning

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Airline cleaning methods can be effective elsewhere during COVID-19

New and enhanced airline cleaning and disinfection has been tested with a focus on infection control, and the results have been positive.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Cleaning for health in the year 2020

Cleaning for health: This is the motto that the American Cleaning Institute has pounded out for several decades, practically since its foundation in 1926. This
facility hygiene Tork Essity

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

How facility managers can secure a new standard of hygiene

It’s time to get back to business safely and responsibly. Part of this responsibility is practicing good hygiene, which has never been more critical. The
cleaning vs. disinfecting

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Cleaning vs. Disinfecting: Seeing the “bigger picture”

A.M.G. Medical's Melissa Balinsky explains the key differences in cleaning vs. disinfecting and how both practices can meet new standards.
facility cleaning

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

COVID-19 is bringing common sense back to cleaning

The importance of education, communication, and getting the basics right has never been clearer.
MLB Lysol partnership

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Major League Baseball partners with Lysol for cleaner stadiums

The MLB Lysol partnership will involve utilizing microbiologists and germ-kill experts to boost ongoing disinfection practices in ballparks.
GBAC STAR accreditation

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

ISSA’s GBAC STAR accreditation success is a sign of a cleaner world

The GBAC STAR accreditation was only launched in spring but has already seen huge uptake from facilities around the world.
GBAC STAR Facility Directory

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

New GBAC STAR Facility Directory helps locate facilities accredited for cleaning excellence

GBAC, a Division of ISSA, has launched its GBAC STAR Facility Directory tool to allow users to easily identify accredited facilities.
online training

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Harnessing the power of video

The revolving door of employees prevents building service contractors and facility managers from implementing more modern cleaning methods and technologies.
hotel restrooms

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

The power of paper products

Travellers around the world check into hotels every day, hoping for a pleasant experience that meets or exceeds their expectations and makes them feel at
ISSA Canada

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Ontario Healthcare Housekeepers Association merges with ISSA Canada

The healthcare housekeeping industry in Ontario is applauding the merger of OHHA with ISSA Canada.
building managers

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Productivity cannot be forced

As the second wave of COVID-19 hits, building managers have a responsibility to provide a safe environment for their clients and tenants.