Health and Safety

Museum operators await reprieve on PCB cull

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Museum operators await reprieve on PCB cull

Proposed amendments to Canada’s PCB regulations would spare museum operators from having to cull items containing polychlorinated biphenyls from their collections.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

The facts about ice melt

Winter is rapidly approaching as temperatures drop and the snow and ice arrive! As part of your outdoor winter maintenance plan, it’s important to have
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Keeping your employees safe through the winter

As the days get shorter and the temperatures drop, performing outdoor maintenance tasks can become more dangerous for your team. From hanging and removing holiday
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Out in the cold

Every year, over 40,000 working Canadians are injured due to slip and fall accidents, particularly during the winter months. Ice, accumulated snow, and moisture outside
Influencers urge respectful exchange of views

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Influencers urge respectful exchange of views

Prominent commercial real estate players have joined influential Canadian voices calling on all levels of government to take a firm stance against hate, anti-Semitism and Islamophobia.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Minimizing the risk of winter mould

Winter brings increased precipitation, melting snow and ice, and warmer temperatures indoors – ideal conditions for indoor mould growth. Prevention is the key to avoiding
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Commercial cleaning remains critical even with lower building occupancy

Building occupancy has changed, and that means that commercial cleaning has had to pivot once again to accommodate the needs of their corporate customers. Less
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Keep your team safe and healthy this fall

As the seasons change, everything from people’s mental state to the indoor air quality shifts. For your cleaning practices and maintenance procedures, it’s important to
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Store your cleaning supplies safely

Are you storing your cleaning supplies in the best way? There are many things to consider when evaluating your supply storage, from temperature to ease
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Avoid slip and fall accidents in your building

Winter brings snow, ice, and an increased risk for slip and fall accidents in your facility. Minimizing these risks and keeping your facility clean is
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Understanding green cleaning labels for safety

Sustainability continues to be a hot topic in the commercial cleaning world, with products making claims from biodegradable to organic to eco-friendly. However, it can
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Healthy buildings improve productivity

The heightened focus on hygiene and sanitization in the last few years has shone a light on cleanliness as it relates to the safety of
indoor air quality

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Improving the indoor air quality in your building

The cooler weather is on its way, and when that happens, windows and bay doors start to stay closed, so facilities need to do what
Solar rooftop photovoltaics spark safety advice

Canadian Property Management

Rooftop solar photovoltaics spark safety advice

Rooftop solar PV installations pack a potentially lethal electrical charge, necessitating vigilant monitoring and maintenance of the many system components.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Protect your employees and your facility from air pollution

As the summer heats up, so do wildfires and the smoke they carry. This year Canadian wildfires have sent dangerous levels of smoke up and
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Avoid cross-contamination in your facility

As the pandemic continues to influence how, when, and where we clean, cross-contamination remains a top priority among maintenance managers and commercial cleaners. The practices
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

A safe approach to outdoor maintenance hazards

Safety isn’t necessarily something most people associate with groundskeeping, but outdoor maintenance comes with a list of hazards that need to be considered as part