Facility Management

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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

IFMA Foundation launches training framework

The International Facility Management Association Foundation (IFMA Foundation) has launched a new Facility Management Training and Development Framework.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Clean rooms require adherence to good manufacturing practices

Clean room cleaning requires adherence to good manufacturing practices (GMPs) to prevent potentially catastrophic contamination.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

The workplace move: An impetus for change

There are few opportunities for organizations as great as the workplace move, where it can begin anew in fresh, new premises.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Cold and flu prevention in the workplace

Cold and flu season can begin as early as October and last until February. How can you keep the flu out of your workplace, to keep facilities healthy and productive?
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

The evolution of the FM avatar

As their job responsibilities change, FMs need to continuously improve in order to help bring their organization value.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

How to maintain sound masking performance

Today’s interiors are even more dependent on sound masking for speech privacy and noise control.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Inside LoyaltyOne’s move to new Toronto HQ

The recent relocation of LoyaltyOne’s Toronto-based head office was a move to end all moves.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Rollout of RHFAC continues cross-Canada

Real estate operators can look to CSA-accredited professionals for guidance on making buildings more welcoming and workable for people of all abilities.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

IFMA reaccredited to offer IACET CEUs

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has been reaccredited to offer IACET Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
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Canadian Property Management

Building the Global Reputation of Facility Management

The need for quality facility management is pervasive with aspects that touch all our lives – both personal and professional and yet the biggest challenge the
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Tips for outsourcing compact portfolios

FMs overseeing compact portfolios may consider outsourcing. However, there are several factors to weigh in choosing an approach.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

A safer melting product

Facility managers have been attracted to liquid ice melt/de-ice products in recent years largely because they are much easier to apply.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Examining Canadians’ understanding of AMR

A recent survey by a global medical technology company – BD – revealed Canadians are unfamiliar with or largely unaware of the threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

The benefits of hydrogen peroxide cleaners

Several years ago, a contract cleaner said she was pleased with the cleaning solutions her company was using and had no interest in switching to
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Wellness needs to begin at the building level

Technology continues to make everyone’s life much easier, but it’s also making everyone more sedentary.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Ontario gets new MSD prevention guideline

Ontario’s new guideline for preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) such as carpel tunnel syndrome was unveiled this month.
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Canadian Facility Management & Design

Reducing risk factors for workplace injuries

There are many reasons companies start ergonomics programs: one serious injury, a series of minor injuries or staff absences in the workplace.