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The Atlantic interviews a janitor at Harvard University to see how building service employees view their job.

OSHA has published new guidelines that prohibit approving settlements between employers and employees that restrict future whistleblowing.

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 14:24

The Best Ways to Clean and Care for Microfiber

With the increase in popularity of this picky fabric in commercial settings, ensuring you are equipped with the right methods to clean and care for it is imperative.

Indirect spend items, such as paper products and ink cartridges, are rarely budgeted for as line items. It is long overdue for contractors to take a much closer look at these indirect spend items. They may be costing you far more than you realize.

Back in 1923, Alfred Richter, who founded what was then known as the National Sanitary Supply Association, said the reason he formed the organization was to provide a meeting place of successful distributors, drawn from various metropolitan cities, [which allows them to] exchange ideas that would be beneficial to all. Now known as ISSA, the International Sanitary and Supply Association continues to provide an annual gathering place for JanSan distributors.

Floodwater fills the news reports and the headlines say that Louisiana is experiencing the worst flooding since Hurricane Sandy. This has left some of us wondering: what will happen once the water abates? The cleaning process for extreme water damage is exhaustive and being prepared to deal with the aftermath of water damage is a crucial part of providing comprehensive services that allow your organization to keep growing.

The federal government has banned a litany of chemicals used in antibacterial products, claiming that manufacturers have failed to show that they are safe and effective. The two main ingredients targeted are triclosan and triclocarban, according to newstation KHON 2.

Friday, 23 January 2015 00:00

How to Develop a PR Plan

If you don’t use public relations to promote your business, you could be missing out.

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