• Five Secrets to Successful Floor Finish Stripping

    Five Secrets to Successful Floor Finish Stripping

    Complete removal of all the old floor finish (stripping) is the first key to a great refinishing job, but it can also be one of the hardest steps. Here are our "Five Secrets" to achieving great results.

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  • Floor Maintenance Methods

    Floor Maintenance Methods

    Maintenance cycles used to prevent appearance decline and restore floor appearance.

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  • Wash Your Hands: The Right Way

    Clean Hands Prevent Illness

    Wash Your Hands: The Right Way

    When washing hands with soap and water, wet your hands with clean running water and apply soap. Use warm water if it is available.

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  • How to use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer

    Hand Sanitizer Dispenser

    How to use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer

    Alcohol-based hand sanitizers — which don't require water — are an excellent alternative to soap and water. If you choose to use a commercially prepared hand sanitizer, make sure the product contains at least 60 percent alcohol.

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  • Cleaning Best Practices

    Professional Floor Care

    Cleaning Best Practices

    Effective cleaning maximizes the physical removal of unwanted germs like the Swine Flu virus when appropriate cleaning agents and application methods are used. When performed frequently, the risk of spreading infectious germs is greatly reduced.

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  • P&G Professional Food Safety Solutions

    Food Safety Clean

    P&G Professional Food Safety Solutions

    Introducing “P&G Professionals Food Safety Solutions,” an end-to-end cleaning, sanitization and food safety program that supports the professional safety needs of the foodservice industry.

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  • GHS Labeling

    As the new year gets underway, cleaning staff will see new changes in 2014 as manufacturers of commercial cleaning products and chemicals transition into a new global classification system for chemical hazard information. For cleaning staff in healthcare facilities, educational facilities, foodservice operations, and other industries and places of business, these changes will be seen on cleaning product labels and Safety Data Sheets (SDS) that better illustrate chemical hazard use, precautions and protection.

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  • Keeping it Clean: Best Practices to Establish an Effective Restroom Sanitation Program

    It can be one of the most difficult, yet significant rooms to clean in any commercial, industrial or institutional facility – the restroom. This seemingly small, but heavily used space can harbor bacteria and viruses and spread germs among building occupants. According to the American Institute for Cleaning Sciences, the restroom makes up five percent of a facility’s total square footage, yet it represents 20 percent of the total labor budget, 40 percent of the soil and 50 percent of consumer complaints. The level of restroom hygiene directly impacts the overall impression of any facility.

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  • 1/3/2012

    Training Made Simple

    Every two years the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) publishes an Occupational Handbook. In its 2010-2011 edition, the BLS states: “Most building cleaning workers, except supervisors, do not need any formal education and mainly learn their skills on the job or in informal training sessions sponsored by their employers.” This means it is up to each organization to decide the amount, frequency and quality of training cleaning workers receive to do their jobs.

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