Cleaning

handwashing

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Few wash hands properly in germy schools

When educating children and young adults about good hand hygiene practices, it’s important to implement the right handwashing practices.
Tork

REMI Network

Tork launches online guide to identify performance improvement gaps

Tork's new online platform offers guidance for how workforce safety and hygiene can complement new technology and improve efficiency.
infection prevention

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Better infection prevention needed in schools

Infection prevention and control, while taken seriously in healthcare settings, isn’t always a priority in educational facilities.
restroom

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Canada’s Best Restroom finalists announced

Cintas has announced the five finalists for its 2017 Canada’s Best Restroom Awards.
storage room

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Tips for effective storage room management

Effectively managing storage rooms means making sure those items are kept safe, secure, and available to building managers, staff, and occupants as needed.
rainwater harvesting

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Rainwater harvesting bus wash system earns acclaim

A rainwater harvesting bus wash system that reduces the use of cleaning products and conserves drinking water in Guelph, Ontario, earned a national award.
biofilms

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New enzyme technique may destroy biofilms

Scientists from the Research Institute of the MUHC and SickKids have developed a new enzyme technique aimed at destroying biofilms.
building services

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Building services seen as precarious employment

Cleaners, security guards, parking attendants and building-specific food service workers could attain union certification through a streamlined one-step process if proposed amendments to Ontario's Labour Relations Act are adopted.
norovirus

REMI Network

Simple steps to handle norovirus incidents

Norovirus illness can happen all year long and is easily spread in group settings like schools, day camps, childcare facilities and cruise ships.
screening areas

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Airport workers worried about dirty screening areas

A recent submission from the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers expresses concerns about dirty screening areas in airports.
board of directors

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IICRC seeks new members for board of directors

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) invites nominations for its board of directors.
Alpine Jan-San

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Citron Hygiene acquires Alberta’s Alpine Jan-San

Citron Hygiene has acquired Alpine Jan-San (Alpine), Alberta's leading provider of commercial washroom hygiene services.
VRCA silver awards

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Facility service providers invited to apply for innovation awards

Entries are now being accepted for the 2017 ISSA Innovation Award Program.
Sealed Air

REMI Network

Sealed Air sells Diversey Care division

Sealed Air Corporation is selling its Diversey Care division and the food hygiene and cleaning business within its Food Care division.
cleaning healthcare facilities

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Clean healthcare facilities without cutting corners

Cleaning healthcare facilities presents a unique challenges due to the presence of pathogens that require a higher cleaning protocol.
Hamilton Technology Centre

REMI Network

Citron Hygiene acquires Workplace Essentials

Citron Hygiene has acquired Workplace Essentials, a washroom and workplace hygiene company, headquartered in Massachusetts.
sanitation

REMI Network

Five high-touch areas in schools and sanitation tips

Cleaning and maintaining schools involves a careful look at several high-touch areas prone to germs. Here are some sanitation tips.