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- cp - April 2017
Lower Premiums Through Workplace Safety, Janitor Training


- news - 4/5/2017
Must-Have Items On Any Safety Checklist


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

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

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


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


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


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


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


FATIGUE IN THE WORKPLACE - hs - May 2016
Preventing Worker Fatigue


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


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


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


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


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


- news - 7/7/2015
3M To Acquire Capital Safety


- cp - April 2015
Emphasize Student Health And Safety In School Cleaning


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


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


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


- news - 9/11/2014
OSHA Violators Will Find it Harder to do Biz with Feds


- news - 9/4/2014
Ninety-five Million Workdays Are Lost Due To Slips And Falls Each Year


- news - 8/29/2014
OSHA Offers Web Tool That Identifies Workplace Hazards


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


- news - 7/8/2014
Tips For Preventing Heat Stress In Warm Work Environments


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


MAKING THE SWITCH TO GHS - sm - May 2014
Here's What You Need To Know About GHS' New Labeling Requirements


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


MAKING THE SWITCH TO GHS - sm - May 2014
First In, First Out: Private Brands Phase Out Old Product Labels


PROTECTION FROM RESTROOM BACTERIA - hs - April 2014
PPE That Protects Cleaning Workers


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


GHS COUNTDOWN - sm - September 2013
Global Commerce Drives GHS Chemical Labeling


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


GHS COUNTDOWN - sm - September 2013
Learning The GHS Glossary


GHS COUNTDOWN - sm - September 2013
Manufacturers Make The Switch To GHS Labels, SDS Sheets


GHS COUNTDOWN - sm - September 2013
Help Employers Meet The GHS Training Deadline


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


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


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


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS - hs - August 2013
GHS Chemical Label Specifics


- news - 7/26/2013
Slippery Floors: Why They Happen And Tips To Prevention


- news - 6/17/2013
NFPA, OSHA Work To Reduce Confusion Over Hazard Labeling


- news - 6/7/2013
OSHA Deadline Looming for GHS Training for All Employees


- news - 6/4/2013
Survey: Building Safety And Natural Disasters Top Concern


- news - 5/28/2013
IICRC and NFSI Partner to Prevent Slips and Falls


- news - 5/8/2013
Tips To Safe and Healthy Commercial Laundry Care


- news - 5/5/2013
The Safety Zone Named NISSCO Supplier of the Year


- news - 5/1/2013
Six Tips on the Safe Handling of Cleaning Chemicals


- news - 4/26/2013
Five Common Slip and Fall Myths


WARNING SIGNS - cp - April 2013
OSHA HazCom Rules are Changing


WARNING SIGNS - cp - April 2013
Looking Back at OSHA Workplace Safety Laws


WARNING SIGNS - cp - April 2013
Learning the GHS language


- news - 4/18/2013
NSF Partners With HHI to Educate Consumers on Home Health and Safety


- news - 4/17/2013
HFI Advisory Board Member and NFSI President Russell Kendzior to Speak at RIMS 2013 National Conference


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


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


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


STANDARDIZING FLOOR MATS - hs - April 2013
Safety Regulations For Commercial Mats


STANDARDIZING FLOOR MATS - hs - April 2013
Further Explanation Of Matting Standards


FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE - hs - April 2013
Armed Janitors Patrol School Halls


FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE - hs - April 2013
Allowing Concealed Carry In Schools


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


FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE - hs - April 2013
Response To Guns In Schools


- news - 3/26/2013
Survey: Americans Concerned With Fire Safety In Commercial Buildings


- news - 3/20/2013
Safety Alert: Safe Use of Single-Load Liquid Laundry Packets


- news - 2/28/2013
Sealed Air to Highlight Food Security Solutions at 2013 Global Food Safety Conference


- news - 2/28/2013
Four Best Practices That Boost Perception/Reputation Of A Facility


- hs - February 2013
Cleaning Trends Expected In 2013


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

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

- news - 2/15/2013
Cintas Receives Stamp of Approval from the National Floor Safety Institute


- news - 2/7/2013
Injury and Illness Summary Requirements Now In Place


- news - 1/25/2013
Advice to Ease GHS Training Compliance


SLIP AND FALL - sm - 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 - sm - 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 - sm - 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

- news - 11/2/2012
NFSI Appoints TURI's Wilcox as Chair of the ANSI/NFSI B101.2 Standard Committee


- news - 10/30/2012
Prepping The Facility For Cooler Weather Includes Floor Safety


- news - 8/27/2012
BSCAI Announces 2012 Safety and Image Award Winners


- hs - 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

- news - 8/21/2012
NFSI Releases New Certified Logo


- news - 8/21/2012
OSHA Fines Janitorial Company For Risks To Workers


- news - 8/14/2012
NFSI Announces Walkway Auditor Certification Training


- news - 7/27/2012
Study: Use of Occupational Safety Equipment Varies Broadly by Geography


- news - 7/18/2012
Latest Walkway Safety Standard Announced - Guide For Commercial Entrance Matting


- news - 6/28/2012
Top 10 Risk Factors for Slip-and-Fall Accidents


- news - 5/30/2012
Prioritizing Floor Safety And Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls


- news - 5/25/2012
Current Food Safety, Labor Safety and Infection Control Challenges


- news - 5/22/2012
New Slip Resistance Test Method is Published


- news - 5/10/2012
OSHA Offers Ergonomic Housekeeping Suggestions To Hotel Giant


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

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

- news - 3/21/2012
HFI Launches a Slip/Fall Prevention Workgroup


- news - 11/21/2011
Attacks on Product Safety Unwarranted and Misleading


- news - 9/26/2011
Emergency Preparedness Tips To Help Businesses


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

- news - 8/24/2011
FDA Reviews Chemical Safety


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

- news - 8/8/2011
Forklift Safety: A New ISSA Resource


- news - 7/19/2011
Students Offer Safety Tips for Janitors


- news - 7/11/2011
Study: Laundered Shop Towels May Be Source of Heavy Metals


- news - 7/1/2011
Survey Finds Gaps in Distributors’ Protection of Critical Business Data


- news - 6/27/2011
Hotels Address Assaults of Housekeepers


- news - 6/24/2011
OSHA Seeks Comments on Updates to the Occupational Injury and Illness Requirements


- news - 6/14/2011
NYC Lawmakers Take Steps to Protect Housekeepers


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

- news - 5/26/2011
Slip-and-Fall Prevention Report Released


- news - 5/25/2011
OSHA Launches Survey on Safety & Health Practices


- news - 4/26/2011
Congress Announces Safe Chemicals Act


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

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

WHOLESALERS - sm - 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 - sm - May 2009
Safety First
Tips for teaching proper operator use and maintenance of automatic scrubbers

FEATURE - cp - April 2009
Before OSHA Comes Knocking


- news - 9/30/2008
Workplace Violence Report Focuses on the Facility


- news - 6/23/2008
Finding the Right Rx for Your Workers' Comp Program


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

OPERATIONSLOG: VACUUMS - cp - May 2008
Reduce Operator Injuries With Safety Tips


- news - 4/7/2008
University Safety Education Extends to Housekeeping


- news - 3/27/2008
Groups Form Alliance To Prevent Workplace Hearing Loss


- news - 3/21/2008
Changing Perceptions of Slips and Falls


- news - 2/27/2008
School Takes Right Steps To Fight MRSA


- news - 2/4/2008
OSHA Unveils Enhanced Small Business Assistance Web Page


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

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

ISSA REPORTS FEBRUARY 2008 - hs - February 2008
Updates from the Leading Association for the Cleaning Industry Worldwide


EDITOR'S NOTE - hs - February 2008
Preventing Slips, Trips And Falls One Step At A Time


- news - 1/29/2008
Reducing the Risk of Flu and Other Communicable Illnesses in the Workplace


- news - 1/17/2008
Preventing Driver Slips and Falls


- news - 1/14/2008
Survey: PPE Noncompliance Big Issue in Workplace


- news - 1/4/2008
Study: PPE Compliance Tops Workplace Concern


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


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

NEWSWORTHY - sm - December 2007
OSHA Makes Ruling On Protective Gear


- news - 11/21/2007
OSHA Issues New Worker Safety Rule


- news - 11/12/2007
Schools Search for Ways to Recap MRSA Dollars


- news - 11/2/2007
Better Cleaning Can Prevent MRSA in Hospitals


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

EXECUTIVE INTERVIEW - hs - November 2007
CleanTips Podcasts: Preparing For An Emergency


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

- news - 11/1/2007
Schools Measure Advances to Expand Background Checks


- news - 10/24/2007
Statement On 2006 Workplace Injury and Illness Rates


- news - 9/27/2007
Safety: Science and Research Are Stronger Than Fear


- news - 9/4/2007
ISSA Renews Alliance with OSHA


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

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


- news - 8/3/2007
Preparing for an Influenza Pandemic


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

- news - 7/27/2007
OSHA's Pandemic Flu Guidance For Healthcare Workers


- news - 6/26/2007
SDA Defends Hand Sanitizer Safety


- news - 6/12/2007
Hotel Housekeepers Test Job Safety


- news - 4/26/2007
Trade Center Custodian Shares His Story


- news - 4/9/2007
Safety: SDA Unveils CleaningProductFacts.com


NEWSWORTHY - sm - April 2007
EPA Jumpstarts School Safety Campaign


CLEANING OPERATIONNS: BROOMS, BRUSHES & MOPS - hs - 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 - hs - April 2007
Health Care: Meeting OSHA Regulations
An overview of health care facility due diligence

NEWS - hs - April 2007
Industry Buzz


- news - 3/15/2007
Ten Ideas For Keeping Kids Safe While Cleaning


- news - 3/13/2007
Safety: Eighty-five Percent of Safety Professionals Surveyed Report Observing PPE Noncompliance in the Workplace


- news - 3/7/2007
Safety: Cleaners Target Norovirus at N.J. College Campus


- news - 2/20/2007
Safety: Is that Urinal Talking?


- news - 12/13/2006
Health: Cruise Ship Passes Cleaning Standards


MARKET PULSE: FLOOR CARE - sm - 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

- news - 11/30/2006
OSHA Unveils New Guidance for Protecting Employees Against Avian Flu


- news - 11/22/2006
Safety: OSHA and Alliance Launch Safety and Health Web Page


- news - 11/21/2006
Health: Cruise Ship Docked for Extra Cleaning


- news - 11/20/2006
ISSA Cautions OSHA Regarding Costs of Adopting GHS


- news - 11/14/2006
Safety: NIOSH Releases Injury Cost Fact Sheet


- news - 11/9/2006
Health: Study Claims Carpet Linked to Adult Asthma


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


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

- news - 10/31/2006
Safety: ASHES Board of Directors Renews Pledge on Patient Safety


- news - 10/26/2006
Safety: NFSI Establishes Standards Committee


- news - 10/13/2006
Health: EPA Helps to Improve the Health, Safety, and Performance within Schools


- news - 9/29/2006
Safety: Custodial Crew Assists in Drive for Healthier Campus


- news - 9/27/2006
Safety: Airport Janitors Trained on Security Techniques


- news - 9/26/2006
Avian Flu Concerns Outpace Preparedness According to Workplace Survey


- news - 9/12/2006
Budget: Cleaning Cut-backs Threaten Occupant Health


- news - 9/11/2006
Maintenance: School Repairs Prove to be Costly


- news - 9/6/2006
Workers Ill from Cleaning Fumes


SAFETY PRODUCTS - sm - 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

- news - 8/31/2006
Avian Flu: Planning for a Pandemic


- news - 8/30/2006
Safety: Report Confirms that Worker Fatalities are Down


- news - 6/27/2006
American Workers’ Safety Concerns Don’t Reflect Reality


- news - 6/26/2006
Fluorescent Lights Can Cause Health Risks


- news - 6/13/2006
ISSA Seeks Member Participation in Alliance with OSHA


- news - 6/12/2006
ISSA Supports EPA's Safer Detergent Stewardship Initiative


- news - 6/8/2006
Is Your Workplace Safer Than Last Year?


ISSA REPORTS JUNE 2006 - hs - June 2006
ISSA: Updates from the Leading Association for the Cleaning Industry Worldwide


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

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

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

COMPLIANCE - cp - 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 - cp - March 2004
Window Cleaning: When Reaching Up High, Safety Starts Down Below
Window Safety