Bona® Partners with Healthy Schools Campaign’s Green Clean Schools Program

Initiative focused on growing the green cleaning movement to support student health and wellness for schools and universities Aurora, Colo., Oct. 25, 2016 – –Bona, the world leader in hardwood floor care and maintenance since 1919, announced today a partnership with Healthy Schools Campaign (HSC) to support the Green Clean Schools program and the [...]

By |2020-08-20T14:59:27-05:00November 1st, 2016|Cleaning Science, Safety and Health, School Cleaning|

Advanced Diamond Technologies’ new Diamonox ® ozone technology revolutionizes ozone-based disinfection

ADT launches new Diamonox webpage to coincide with new product introduction Romeoville, IL – Advanced Diamond Technologies (ADT), the world leader in developing and applying ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD®) coatings, is proud to introduce two Diamonox® Ozone Technology systems. Both systems deliver the long-awaited promise of point-of-use ozone generation through electrolysis. Diamonox products will revolutionize [...]

By |2020-09-29T10:21:44-05:00July 18th, 2016|Green Cleaning, Office Cleaning, Safety and Health|

5 ways to reduce the costs of injuries

Injuries are going to happen, but they can cost you less than you think.One inevitable fact of running a residential cleaning business is that your employees are going to get hurt. This is a simple fact of the industry and the nature of the work. The best way to help the injured worker accomplish this [...]

By |2016-04-04T20:32:52-05:00April 4th, 2016|Safety and Health|

Chemicals and Asthma: ACI Webinar Series to Explore the State of the Science

February kicks off a 5-part series detailing scientific advances on chemical-induced asthma.Washington, DC, February 16, 2016 – The first of an American Cleaning Institute-sponsored webinar series on “Advancing the Science on Chemical-Induced Asthma” kicks off February 25 to help provide researchers with greater insights on an often mischaracterized topic. ACI (, which represents the cleaning [...]

OSHA to Seek Public Comment on Guidance for Determining Potential Health Hazards of Chemicals

"Weight of evidence" guidelines will determine the priority of data from complex scientific studies which must be disclosed on chemical product labels, including natural and homemade products.WASHINGTON - As part of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's efforts to protect workers from the hazards of chemicals, the agency plans to issue new guidance on how to [...]

By |2016-02-26T17:27:09-05:00February 26th, 2016|Hotel/Housekeeping, Safety and Health|

Antimicrobial Copper Surface Materials Gaining Use in Commercial and Public Buildings

Three key patents issued to antimicrobial companyTUCSON, Az -- Agienic Inc., an Arizona-based innovator in antimicrobial technology, announced today the issuance of three key U.S. patents on their novel copper-based antimicrobial materials. These materials provide unprecedented antimicrobial activity at low cost. These materials - safe for humans and the environment - are markedly more effective [...]

Dirt Devil Recall Notice

CPSC forces recall of nearly 150,000 Dirt Devil Total Pet Cyclonic Upright units.The Consumer Products Safety Commission has required Dirt Devil, owned by Royal Applicance Manufacturing Company, to recall nearly 150,000 units of its Dirt Devil Total Pet Cyclonic Upright due to electrical hazard. The recall applies to three models: UD70210, UD70210CA, and UD70210RM. The manufacture [...]

By |2016-02-08T16:09:58-05:00February 8th, 2016|News, Safety and Health|

Become the First Cleaning Business Owner to Serve as an OSHA Safety Advisor

OSHA seeks nominations for membership on the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health.OSHA is accepting nominations for six positions on the 12-member National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health. NACOSH was established under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to advise, consult with and make recommendations to the Secretaries of [...]

By |2016-02-08T15:53:21-05:00February 8th, 2016|Operations, Safety and Health|

OHSA Makes Injury Reporting Easier – and Digital

Report workplace injuries faster and more accurately using OSHA's new reporting webpage.To help employers comply with new requirements to report severe worker injuries, OSHA has created a streamlined reporting webpage and now offers the option of reporting incidents online.  The expanded requirements took effect in January 2015.  Report any worker death within 8 hours Report [...]

By |2016-01-06T18:53:49-05:00January 6th, 2016|News, Operations, Safety and Health|

Guess the Average Number of Days Off Per Injured Worker

OSHA reveals "days away from work" for house cleaners, janitors, and other service jobs.According to data collected by the US Bureau of Labor in 2014, the average number of days an injured home cleaning technicians (or maid) will require off to recover from a work-related injury or illness is seven (7) working days. The good [...]

By |2015-12-30T22:02:44-05:00December 30th, 2015|Finance, Operations, Safety and Health|
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