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The heat illness prevention campaign is aiming to educate employers and workers on how to stay healthy and hydrated while working in that summer sun.

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Monday, 26 June 2017 15:07

Amazon Designs Robo-Janitor

In an effort to keep automated warehouses clean, Amazon has laid out diagrams for a robot that could monitor stations and alert a central control system if there is an out-of-place object. The patent suggests that the robot could even carry an automated squeegee or brush for floor cleaning.

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Three BART janitors made a combined $365,000 in overtime pay in the last year through their work on some of the dirtiest stations in downtown San Francisco.

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A janitor at Wilson Magnet High School, who grew up in rural Ethiopia, was able to watch both of his children graduate at the top of their class from the school where he works. Jamal Abdullahi, who works the swing shift as a custodian, pursued a career in the janitorial industry while earning educational degrees, including a bachelor’s degree in psychology.

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Monday, 12 June 2017 16:18

School Janitor, Students Saves Life

Two Hopkinson Heights Elementary School students alerted adults when a friend of theirs started choking on a potato chip, according to the Columbian. Tucker Cendana, a school custodian, was able to successfully perform the Heimlich maneuver to normalize the student’s breathing.

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A janitor, who has been working at Boston College for 15 years, was able to send his five children to college after his job’s benefits took $51,000 off of each child’s tuition.

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