Protect Your Team from the Hazards of Cold Weather

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Those who make a living by working outdoors face a unique set of challenges throughout the year. In states that experience all four seasons in full force, a lot of attention needs to be focused on worker safety in relation to extreme weather conditions. Hot temperatures greatly increase the risk of heat stroke-related injuries; however, Read More

Direct Thermal Printing vs. Thermal Printing

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Warehouses and shipping centers see countless products move through them daily, making a trusted means to identify and keep track of each item a necessity. By clearly labeling each product, including barcoding, shipping managers can closely monitor activity and assure that things are headed to the correct location. Read More

When Should High Visibility (Hi-Vis) Apparel be worn?

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For those who work in public areas or warehouses where motor vehicles are used, worker visibility is vital. In a fast-paced work environment, it is all too easy to lose track of where everyone is at any given time. Read More

Keep Your Workforce Safe from Heat Stress

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There are many professions that involve intense physical exertion on a daily basis.  Most organizations where this type of work is required take safety precautions such as providing breaks, back braces and similar protective gear to avoid physical injuries.  Read More

Hand Hygiene: Are You Part of the Solution or the Problem?

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The vast majority of the germs and/or bacteria that we collect each day is transferred through our hands. As we go about our day we use our hands to type, write, pick up phones, handle computer accessories, open doors, etc. Commonly we are either spreading these illness-causing microbes to commonly touched items, or we are picking them up from other people who have touched the surface prior to us. Now that our hands are loaded with potential viruses and infections, Read More

The Shocking Truth about Electrostatic Technology

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Amidst all of the changes in Janitorial products and technology over the years, one thing that has mostly remained the same is the application of chemical solutions. There have been attempts to improve the process in the past, but none that have truly made the act of applying chemical more effective than traditional spray bottles and pump-up sprayers, mops or machines such as walk-behind scrubbers. In recent history however, Read More

The Difference between Sanitizing and Disinfecting, and When to Use Each

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What we often consider to be “clean” is NOT a natural state. In order to maintain clean and healthy facilities, there must be a concerted effort to continually remove soils, bacteria and germs from all hard, non-porous surfaces. The reason we do this is two-fold: Read More

Keep Your Floors Free from Ice Melt Residue

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In many regions of the United States, salt and other ice melters are a necessary evil. When used correctly, these products help to keep sidewalks and driveways safe by melting existing ice and snow, and preventing future accumulation before an expected storm. Read More

A Simple Purchase that Will Save You Thousands

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Commercial buildings are costly to maintain. There’s rental or mortgage payments, utilities, landscaping/snow removal, employees and much, much more. All of this, and you still have to keep the place clean and healthy. Read More

Training for Safety in Potentially Hazardous Professions

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Knowledge is power. However nothing is as powerful as preparing employees how to stay safe when working in potentially hazardous conditions. Hundreds of occupations require people to work near or with large, heavy equipment that, if used incorrectly could result in serious injury or worse. Read More