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Improve Facility Safety by Lessening the Effects of VOCs on Lighting
January 23, 2023 Fariyal Khanbabi

Improve Facility Safety by Lessening the Effects of VOCs on Lighting

Health and Safety

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) can wreak havoc on building lighting fixtures by damaging the LEDs themselves and the electrical components contained within.

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BioTalk Hotel Hygiene
January 18, 2023

Health, Hygiene, and Hotels: What Are Some Baseline Expectations?

In this episode of BioTalk, GBAC Executive Director Patty Olinger discuses the need for all facilities, including hotels, to remain vigilant with the hygiene protocols developed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Slip and fall incident report
December 7, 2022 Russ Kendzior

Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls

Health and Safety

The National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) offers information, training, and certifications to help facility managers reduce the risk of falling.

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Don’t Forget About the Flu
November 9, 2022 Doug Flaig

Don’t Forget About the Flu

Health and Safety

Health officials are preparing to see influenza numbers rise for the 2022–2023 season and are reminding people to get their annual flu shot to protect themselves and slow community-wide spread.

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Training
October 26, 2022 Lisa Cleaver

Training Strategies for a Better Clean and a Better Business

Training

By using the right strategies, you can facilitate training that can make a positive difference to your business’ bottom line and your employees’ wellbeing.

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Vanguard Safety video
October 3, 2022

The Evolution of PPE and the Cleaning Industry

Vanguard Safety has revolutionized the personal protective equipment (PPE) industry. In this sponsored edition of Straight Talk!, learn more about how they've made PPE better, safer, and more available for cleaning professionals.

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mold, mold remediation
September 14, 2022 IICRC Staff and Volunteers

Got Mold?

Technology and Trends

When mold is found in indoors, mold remediation is a great option for many building owners and facility managers. However, it's important to first know what to look for when hiring a mold remediation professional.

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hand hygiene, washing hands, handwashing
August 31, 2022 Patricia LaCroix

How Facility Managers Can Encourage Better Hand Hygiene

Infection Control

Facility managers can use the promotion of good hand hygiene to help reduce the occurrence of illnesses in the buildings they serve.

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PDCA
August 22, 2022 Bryan Christiansen

Protect Your Employees’ Health and Safety

Health and Safety

A facility manager’s responsibilities are immense, and that long list includes occupational health and safety as well. Here are four strategies that can help facility managers protect the well-being of their employees.

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