Training

AMG Medical

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Making it easier for cleaning professionals

Applying a “human-centered” approach.
COVID-19

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

5 essential lessons learnt from COVID-19

The pandemic has yielded numerous key lessons for the cleaning industry, not least the importance of effective cleaning and training.
GBAC Fundamentals

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

GBAC Fundamentals course enhanced for 2021

The course now includes three new learning objectives and new modules to help the fight against infectious disease.
housekeepers

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Hospital housekeepers feel underappreciated during pandemic

A recent study suggests that hospital housekeepers and environmental service staff have low self-esteem in their jobs.
roofing

Construction Business

Apprenticeship forum chair goes to union rep

The national, not-for-profit organization brings together employers, labour unions, training agencies and other stakeholder groups involved in developing the skilled trades workforce.
green roof GRHC

Construction Business

GRHC and RCABC offer new green roof training

GRHC and RCABC will develop and pilot three new training and certification programs to introduce more professionals to green roofs.
online training

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Harnessing the power of video

The revolving door of employees prevents building service contractors and facility managers from implementing more modern cleaning methods and technologies.
Ontario health training

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Ontario offers free online health and safety training

The Ontario government's new online health and safety training touches on topics such as infection control, ladder safety, and preventing harassment.
HRAI COVID-19

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

HRAI develops COVID-19 awareness training program

HRAI is developing a COVID-19 training program for residential applications with the potential to expand into small commercial and ICI sectors.
Saskatchewan training

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Saskatchewan launches employee training subsidy for reopening businesses

The program will reimburse eligible private-sector employers in Saskatchewan 100 per cent of employee training costs related to reopening.
Rent relief program targeted to mortgage commercial properties

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Cleaning tax credit proposed for U.S. businesses

The cleaning tax credit would allow businesses to expense equipment, staff training, PPE, and other related products until the end of March 2021.
anxiety over COVID-19 could triggercleaning chemical mishaps

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

IICRC no longer accepting OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Training HST equivalent for master designations

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has announced it will no longer be accepting OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Training for the Health and
layoffs online tool

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

ISSA launches online course in response to COVID-19

Worldwide cleaning industry association ISSA has launched a new online course to help cleaners combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The virtual seminar, by the Global Biorisk
office-using sectors show relative resilience in COVID-19 job loss scenarios

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Industry associations team up on FM training framework

Introduced in January 2019, the goal of the training is to establish holistic guidelines for FM industry — particularly in the technical fields.

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.
Vanderhoof

Construction Business

KPU Trades offer tankless water heater training

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) will be offering tankless water heater training, thanks to a generous donation from Rinnai American Corporation.
talent

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Initiative could fuel Ontario’s FM talent pipeline

An International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Foundation initiative designed to fuel the FM talent pipeline could be coming to Ontario.