infection control

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.
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.
cleaning for health Gestion HB

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
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.
GBAC STAR Winnipeg Hyatt

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Dozens more facilities achieve GBAC STAR™ accreditation

The Hyatt House WPG South in Winnipeg is among dozens of locations worldwide that have recently achieved GBAC STAR accreditation.
CCOHS tool kit

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

New CCOHS tool kit helps workplaces customize COVID-19 health and safety

The CCOHS tool kit helps workplaces operate safely and prevent the spread of infection.
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.
paper hand towels

REMI Network

Scientists Recommend Drying with Paper Hand Towels

Drying your hands with paper hand towels is the most effective method for reducing the proliferation of bacteria among people.
child care operators

REMI Network

Ontario allots new funding for child care operators

New funding is available for licensed child care and early years programs across Ontario to support enhanced cleaning and infection control.
HVAC

REMI Network

HVAC systems and COVID-19: Q&A

There's prevailing uncertainty over potential exposure to the virus through building ventilation systems. How concerned should condo communities be?
masks mandatory

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Tory urges apartment owners to make masks mandatory

Toronto Mayor John Tory is urging multi-residential building owners to make masks mandatory throughout all indoor common areas.

REMI Network

GBAC STAR accreditation to steer reopenings

The new GBAC STAR accreditation program is taking the complication and uncertainty out of reopening large Canadian commercial facilities.
cleaning frequency

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Rigorous cleaning protocols now big safety priority

Cleaning has taken on a new meaning since the words coronavirus and COVID-19 became part of our daily language. But precisely how have cleaning protocols changed?
ASHRAE volunteers guidance for setup of temporary field hospitals

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

ASHRAE to aid setup of temporary field hospitals

ASHRAE has forged an epidemic task force to volunteer expert guidance on the setup of temporary field hospitals in non-traditional health care venues, such as convention centres and arenas.