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CLEANER FLOORS ARE SAFER FLOORS – November 2017
The Cost Of Slips And Falls For Facilities


CLEANER FLOORS ARE SAFER FLOORS – November 2017
Evaluating Floor Safety Programs


CLEANER FLOORS ARE SAFER FLOORS – November 2017
Tips To Reducing Slips, Trips And Falls




MAT MANUFACTURERS WEIGH IN – November 2016
Choosing The Right Backing For Matting
Answers to some of the biggest questions surrounding matting options

FLOOR CARE FOR ALL SEASONS – September 2016
Mats Protect Floors Throughout The Year
Changing weather means continuous challenges. Programs that protect floors year-round

FLOOR CARE FOR ALL SEASONS – September 2016
Protecting Floors From Snow, Ice And Sand


FLOOR CARE FOR ALL SEASONS – September 2016
Cleaning Procedures That Protecting Floors


WATCH YOUR STEP – May 2016
Identifying Slip, Trip And Fall Hazards


WATCH YOUR STEP – May 2016
Tips And Benefits Of Improving Floor Safety


FATIGUE IN THE WORKPLACE – May 2016
The Signs Of An Exhausted Staff


FATIGUE IN THE WORKPLACE – May 2016
Preventing Worker Fatigue


MORE TO MATS THAN MEETS THE EYE – September 2015
Mats That Defend Against The Elements


MORE TO MATS THAN MEETS THE EYE – September 2015
The Role Of Matting In Green Programs


MORE TO MATS THAN MEETS THE EYE – September 2015
Mats That Are Necessary For Every Program


MORE TO MATS THAN MEETS THE EYE – September 2015
Recommendations For Cleaning And Maintaining Mats


MORE TO MATS THAN MEETS THE EYE – September 2015
Mats That Prevent Slips And Falls




DON'T GET TRIPPED UP – November 2014
Develop A Slip-And-Fall Safety Strategy


DON'T GET TRIPPED UP – November 2014
Causes And Prevention Of Slips And Falls


DON'T GET TRIPPED UP – November 2014
OSHA Regulations On Floor Safety





PUSHING CLEANING CARTS FORWARD – August 2014
Trends Toward Security And Construction Of Cleaning Carts



MAKING THE SWITCH TO GHS – May 2014
OSHA Compliance Stalled By Chemical Manufacturers



MAKING THE SWITCH TO GHS – May 2014
Distributors Begin The Private Label Redesign Process



PROTECTION FROM RESTROOM BACTERIA – April 2014
PPE That Protects Cleaning Workers


UPCLOSE: HEAVY METAL – October 2013
Sell Safety With Disposable Industrial Towels


GHS COUNTDOWN – September 2013
Global Commerce Drives GHS Chemical Labeling


GHS COUNTDOWN – September 2013
HazCom History: The “Right To Know” Act


GHS COUNTDOWN – September 2013
Learning The GHS Glossary



GHS COUNTDOWN – September 2013
Help Employers Meet The GHS Training Deadline


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS – August 2013
The 'Right To Know' About Chemical Hazards


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS – August 2013
Updates To The GHS Language


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS – August 2013
Training Workers On GHS Requirements


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS – August 2013
GHS Chemical Label Specifics











WARNING SIGNS – April 2013
OSHA HazCom Rules are Changing


WARNING SIGNS – April 2013
Looking Back at OSHA Workplace Safety Laws


WARNING SIGNS – April 2013
Learning the GHS language




PREVENT SLIPS AND FALLS AS A VALUE-ADDED SERVICE – April 2013
New Tests Measure Floor Traction


PREVENT SLIPS AND FALLS AS A VALUE-ADDED SERVICE – April 2013
OSHA Floor Audits Require a 'Qualified Person'


STANDARDIZING FLOOR MATS – April 2013
Matting That Reduces Slips, Trips And Falls


STANDARDIZING FLOOR MATS – April 2013
Safety Regulations For Commercial Mats


STANDARDIZING FLOOR MATS – April 2013
Further Explanation Of Matting Standards


FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE – April 2013
Armed Janitors Patrol School Halls


FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE – April 2013
Allowing Concealed Carry In Schools


FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE – April 2013
Developing Policies For Concealed Carry In Schools


FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE – April 2013
Response To Guns In Schools







– February 2013
How To Comply With OSHA Regulations And Training
Develop effective training programs that comply with OSHA regulations

– February 2013
Promoting Safety In The Workplace
What managers need to know in terms of OSHA compliance and safety within the workplace




SLIP AND FALL – November 2012
Test Floors To Meet Slip-and-fall Safety Standards
ANSI/NFSI slip-and-fall safety standards quantify the traction requirements for pedestrian safety and the prevention of slips and falls

SLIP AND FALL – November 2012
Prevent Slips, Trips and Falls With Matting
Healthcare facilities pose a greater risks for slips, trips and falls. Matting helps keep floors dry and safe

SLIP AND FALL – November 2012
Slip-and-Fall Accidents More Prevalent In Healthcare Facilities
Jan/san distributors can help prevent slip-and-fall accidents by training janitorial staffs on proper facility maintenance




– August 2012
ANSI Safety Standards Reduce Slip-and-Fall Accidents
ANSI/NFSI safety standards provide benchmarks for departments looking to prevent slip-and-fall accidents











– March 2012
Encouraging Safe Warehouse Behavior
If employees are aware of their surroundings, accidents are less likely to happen

– March 2012
Reducing Common Warehouse Accidents
Tips for avoiding back injuries and forklift accidents




– August 2011
Focusing on Floor Traction
To prevent slip-and-falls, departments must measure traction on floors


– August 2011
Preventing Slips And Falls
Proper prevention will minimize the likelihood of accidents and potential litigation associated with slip-and-fall instances








UP CLOSE: DILUTION CONTROL – May 2011
Dilution Control: Closed Loop Chemical Dispensing Systems
Closed loop chemical dispensing systems promote safety, environmental responsibility and ensure proper chemical dilution




COVER STORY – November 2010
Got Safety?
Decrease costs, strengthen company culture and keep employees healthy by preventing accidents and injuries

FEATURES – August 2010
Safety: Preparing For the Worst
Manager tout training and safety techniques as the key to emergency preparedness

WHOLESALERS – June 2010
Wholesalers: Multiple Markets, One Partner
Many distributors are thinking diversification after the recession. Partnering with a wholesaler can help ease the transition

UP CLOSE: AUTOMATIC SCRUBBERS – May 2009
Safety First
Tips for teaching proper operator use and maintenance of automatic scrubbers

FEATURE – April 2009
Before OSHA Comes Knocking




COVER STORY – May 2008
Containing Comp Costs
Ever-rising workers’ comp rates have BSCs seeking solutions

OPERATIONSLOG: VACUUMS – May 2008
Reduce Operator Injuries With Safety Tips







FEATURE – February 2008
Preventing Slips, Trips And Falls
Improving floor safety protocols can recoup big dollars for facility managers

MARKET BY MARKET: EDUCATION – February 2008
Keeping The MRSA Bacteria At Bay
What cleaning managers should know about beating the "Superbug"







CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE 2008 – January 2008
Mopping Safety And Ergonomics


FEATURE – December 2007
Reducing Warehouse Accidents
Safety oriented practices lead to high levels of productivity in the workplace

NEWSWORTHY – December 2007
OSHA Makes Ruling On Protective Gear





COVER STORY – November 2007
Should Disaster Strike...
The steps to developing an effective emergency preparedness plan

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW – November 2007
CleanTips Podcasts: Preparing For An Emergency


SAFETY – November 2007
Improving Worker Safety
Efforts by BSCs to train and communicate with employees about worker safety can yield significant improvements





CLEANING OPERATIONNS: ICE MELT – September 2007
Ice Melt: Avoiding the Slippery Slope
Three ice melt mistakes and how to avoid them

ISSA REPORTS SEPTEMBER 2007 – September 2007
Updates from the Leading Association for the Cleaning Industry Worldwide



COVER STORY – August 2007
The Merits of Safety
Do you want better worker morale, lower absenteeism and improved productivity? It all starts with safety.






NEWSWORTHY – April 2007
EPA Jumpstarts School Safety Campaign


CLEANING OPERATIONNS: BROOMS, BRUSHES & MOPS – April 2007
Ergonomics: Less Pain, More Gain
If your back doesn’t ache, how do you know the floor is clean?

MARKET BY MARKET: HEALTH CARE – April 2007
Health Care: Meeting OSHA Regulations
An overview of health care facility due diligence

NEWS – April 2007
Industry Buzz







MARKET PULSE: FLOOR CARE – December 2006
Combating Wear And Tear Essential To Floor Finishes
Manufacturers are developing floor finishes that meet new green ideals and safety standards. However, the focus remains on durability as well as proper training







EDITORIAL – November 2006
Caution! Slips, Trips And Falls On The Rise


SAFETY – November 2006
The ABCs Of An MSDS
Understanding material safety data sheets will improve on-site safety measures










SAFETY PRODUCTS – September 2006
Safety Products Keep Customers Safe And Sound
Workplace safety is critical in our litigious society. Distributors can help customers comply with regulations by providing safety products — and an education









SAFETY & HEALTH – October 2005
Worker Exhaustion: Fighting Fatigue
Worker exhaustion can hurt productivity — and your employees' health

OPERATIONS LOG – February 2005
Slips and Falls: Avoiding The Blame Game
Safety

CLEANING OPERATIONS: FLOOR CARE – July 2004
Floor Care Equipment: Drive Equipment Safety with Precautionary Steps
Ongoing training and mentoring programs for automated floor-care equipment

COMPLIANCE – May 2004
On-site Accidents: When The Worst Happens
On-the-job deaths can be a reality for even the most safety-conscious companies

OPERATIONS LOG – March 2004
Window Cleaning: When Reaching Up High, Safety Starts Down Below
Window Safety