Cleaning

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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Why housekeeping is vital to stair safety

Here are some cleaning techniques to help prevent slip and fall accidents on stairways.
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REMI Network

Fresh and Clean and DryIt: A healthy outlook

James Lee Senter, owner of Fresh and Clean and DryIt, is among the most recognizable figures in the professional cleaning industry devoted to educating the industry on the importance of cleaning for health.
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REMI Network

How to effectively spray buff a floor

Somewhat a lost art, spray buffing has now resurfaced not only as a key to stretching floor refinishing cycles, but also at removing heel marks, stains, spills, and leaving floors with a high-gloss shine.
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REMI Network

Five benefits of training videos in the JanSan industry

To help JanSan industry organizations appreciate the value of training videos, here are five of the key benefits of using videos to help train cleaning workers.
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REMI Network

Survey exposes the most germ-covered surface in airports

The trays used to put carry-on luggage and personal items in airport security check areas carry the highest frequency of respiratory viruses, revealed a study titled Deposition of respiratory virus pathogens on frequently touched surfaces at airports.
hoarding as a medical condition

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

WHO classifies hoarding as a medical condition

If more sufferers seek help, landlords could be among the beneficiaries of better awareness and kinder perceptions of hoarding.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Hot weather plans get a workout in summer 2018

Workplace health and safety practitioners advise that measures to safeguard building services personnel from heat stress should be fairly straightforward.
janitorial services

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Janitorial services B2B site cloaked in mystery

No principals or backers of the venture are identified. Nor is any contact information available on the website itself.
Best Restroom

Canadian Facility Management & Design

2018 Canada’s Best Restroom finalists announced

Cintas has announced the five finalists for its 2018 Canada’s Best Restroom contest. The public are invited to vote for their favourite until Aug. 17.
avidbot

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Autonomous robots and the cleaning industry

It’s been quite a journey for two University of Waterloo Engineering graduates who dreamed of creating an autonomous robot company.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

How germs and bacteria thrive on school desks

Bacteria and fungi found on school desks comes overwhelmingly from the children sitting at them, a new study has revealed.
SUNSHINE

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Sunshine Building Maintenance: Building a Legacy

Now in operation for more than six decades, Sunshine Building Maintenance Inc. is one of the largest privately owned cleaning companies in Ontario.
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REMI Network

IICRC seeks input on new standard

The IICRC is seeking input on BSR-IICRC S400 Standard for Cleaning, Maintenance, and Restoration of the Commercial Built Environment.
office kitchen

REMI Network

Survey reveals annoying office kitchen habits

A recent survey suggests poor cleaning etiquette in shared office kitchens may be causing discord among Canadian coworkers.
floors

REMI Network

Keeping floors clean during seasonal storms

Here is a cleaning checklist to help protect floors before and after an unexpected weather event.
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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.