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  • Friday, Sep 14, 2018

      Risks related to slip and fall liability should be a key consideration for facility managers planning for winter. Snow and Ice removal companies typically do not assume all the risk that could be related to injuries from accidents. For many, being able to work with a proactive partner who will share the risk of slip and fall accidents is a big consideration.  Here are 3 simple things that you can do to reduce the risk of slip and fall accidents:   1. Proper ice melt for the facility  Regular ice melt application is essential for reducing slip and falls at your...

     
  • Friday, Jul 13, 2018

    Defend your floor against foot traffic, abrasion wear, and stains. SSS White Knight High Gloss Ultra Performance Tile & Grout Coating Kit (#60001) keeps your floors and grout well protected all while allowing for faster, easier cleanup. The clear coat treatment system designed and optimized for long-term protection of various surfaces. A single kit will cover 800-1100 sq. ft. depending on surface conditions. Foot traffic ready in just 8 -10 hours. White Knight is designed to work on: • Clay Tile • Porcelain Tile • Quarry Tile • Grout • Terrazzo...

     
  • Thursday, Jun 28, 2018

    As we all know, the demographics in the Jan-San industry is very mature and requires us to bring new younger talent to our organizations. But it is not only our industry. The unemployment rate edged down to 3.8 percent in May, and the number of unemployed persons declined to 6.1 million. Over the year, the unemployment rate was down by 0.5 percentage point, and the number of unemployed persons declined by 772,00.  Good talent is hard to find.  ​ How do we find, hire, train and retain good team members for the future? The Article , “Winning the Talent Wars,...

     
  • Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018

    Last week, a local Connecticut school was in a bit of a hole… literally. The school had some concrete that had seen better days, thanks to potholes and water damage. Aside from being unsightly, the cracked concrete also posed a safety hazard for students, parents and staff. Originally the school had considered contract work to fix the issue. However, they soon discovered that such work would have cost over $300,000 to rip and replace their concrete. Luckily, they reached out to their local Triple S Member for a second opinion. Triple S Member Allston Supply was able to send a...

     
  • Friday, Jun 1, 2018

    This Episode We're Talking Electrostatic Disinfection - Listen in Now! It's electric! But we're not talking dance moves, we're talking electrostatic disinfection on this episode of Illumination. I sat down with Dennis Struble of Gem Supply, to learn more about what electrostatic disinfection is, why it matters to the Jan-San industry and how he has been helping facilities utilize it to handle disinfecting. Click the link or image above to listen in!   Happy Listening! Matt Keleher Triple S Digital Marketing Specialist mkeleher@triple-s.com  

     
  • Friday, May 25, 2018

    Don't call the rookies. Call the all-stars. Watch our video on how we can make you look like the MVP of Wood Floors and get your floors ready for the Hall of Fame! Your local Triple S Member is available to coach you step by step so you can get the most out of your wood floors. Triple S Members are trained, willing and able to help your janitorial staff with the combination of innovative products, and years of experience. Triple S Members don't just drop a box at your door: They work with you to get you the results you want for finishing, recoating, stripping. Only Triple S...

     
  • Tuesday, May 15, 2018

    Certain areas of Kentucky are currently in the midst of a Hepatitis A outbreak that has infected more than 300 people across multiple counties and caused 3 fatalities. This is thought to be part of a larger outbreak, which started in California late last year and has also been effecting Michigan and Indiana. Both are reporting a larger number of hep A infections this year compared with 2017, and sadly both have suffered fatalities due to the infection. Here’s what you need to know about hepatitis A and how you and your facility can stay healthy. What is Hepatitis A? Hepatitis...

     
  • Tuesday, May 8, 2018

    SSS Alliance Disinfecting System - (Check Out Our Videos on the System)  By combining electrostatic sprayer technology with our exceptional SSS disinfectants, we have created the SSS Alliance Disinfecting System. The system allows for faster, and better application of our high performing disinfectants that offer fast kill claims against common bacteria, and viruses including norovirus. Due to the high number of flu and illness outbreaks in schools this year, this system is ideal for this setting along with gym facilities, healthcare and offices. What...

     
  • Tuesday, May 1, 2018

    Every year on May 5th, the World Health Organization (WHO) sends out their annual call to action to increase awareness of effective hand hygiene and showcases the many benefits of effective processes. This year the campaign theme is "It's in your hands - Prevent Sepsis in Healthcare". This theme highlights the need for a greater focus on hand hygiene, infection prevention and control programs in the ongoing global battle against antibiotic resistance. It reminds us that often the first step to combating infections is right in the palm of our hands.  To...

     
  • Wednesday, Apr 25, 2018

    In the late 1990s hand sanitizers hit the consumer market, forever changing the way people sanitized their hands. As people became more aware of hand hygiene benefits, sanitizers have only become more important for facilities. According to newly released market research by ResearchandMarkets.com, the demand for hand sanitizers will continue to grow globally at rate of 8.5% over the next four years.  What’s the driving force for this growth? The research notes the emerging use of touch-free dispensers for hand sanitizers to be one of the key factors impacting the market...

     

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