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  • Friday, Nov 8, 2019

    It’s that time of year again where facility managers and business owners need to batten down the hatches and prepare for winter weather. Winter storms and freezing temperatures cause a huge hazard and liability to the people in charge of office buildings, schools, healthcare facilities, retail locations and every other building people interact with. There are many precautions that can be taken in order to decrease winter danger in and around commercial buildings. Below are some important steps you can take to ensure your staff and customers are protected. Slip and Fall Protection The...

     
  • Wednesday, Oct 30, 2019

    Of all the features in a home or business, the carpet can experience some of the most considerable foot traffic often leading to an accelerated life span. If you want your carpet to stand the test of time (and feet) it is important to keep it cleaned and well maintained regularly. Many believe that the single benefit of carpet cleaning is to remove unwanted dirt and stains from fibers, but the advantages of cleaning a carpet go way beyond simple dirt removal. Extend the life of your carpet One major financial benefit of regular carpet maintenance is preserving the longevity of your carpet....

     
  • Monday, Oct 21, 2019

    If you have used a public restroom or fitting room in your life you have likely noticed the doors do not completely meet the end of the partition. This creates an unwanted gap and leaves visitors feeling exposed or even in danger.  “Many people are hesitant to use public restroom stalls or dressing rooms if they notice that the partition doors create an uncomfortable opening in between them.”, noted Mike Powe, Marketing Manager for Malish. “Privacy Seal by Malish helps provide an individual with a safe and secure experience by affording personal privacy in a shared...

     
  • Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019

    Thousands of workplace accidents occur each year due to lack of workplace safety. These accidents equate to lost productivity and lost revenue for companies. In 2017 alone the total cost of work injuries was an astronomical $161.5 billion. Many of these injuries can be prevented with a simple safety plan and the use of proper personal protection equipment. While every industry has its own risks, some are inherently more dangerous than others and employers must provide protective equipment for their workers. Below is a list of some of the most important protection equipment and how it can...

     
  • Monday, Oct 14, 2019

    Stickers can be a cheap and fun way for children to turn one of their favorite items into a personal piece of art. From water bottles to doors and windows, kids love personalizing with stickers. Unfortunately, those stickers don’t always end up where they were meant to go, leaving behind residue that does not come off with traditional cleaning methods. So, what do you do when sticker residue takes over your home? Carpets and Area Rugs If you have sticker residue on your carpet, removing it can cause a difficult challenge. Depending on how strong the sticker adhesive is, you could...

     
  • Thursday, Jun 27, 2019

    Students learn better in clean environments. It’s as simple as that. Cleanliness promotes health and safety for students and staff, inspires students to take pride in their school, and makes a great impression on parents and visitors. Keep Your School Healthy Mold, mildew, mites and dirt don’t just stay in carpets, they can get into the air as well, causing unpleasant odors, aggravated allergies, and even asthma attacks. Regularly cleaning your carpets with a professional extractor, such as the SSS Thundercat, helps to keep students and teachers in school by preventing the...

     
  • Monday, Jun 24, 2019

    Let’s face it, in today’s fast-paced world nobody has time to be sick. We all have full time jobs to work, schools to attend or families to take care of. What can be even more tough is juggling all your daily tasks while trying to remain healthy. We often become so wrapped up in the hustle and bustle that we overlook germs inhabiting out offices, universities or homes. While troublesome for the everyday person, germs can add up to be an even bigger problem for somebody in charge of running a business. Absenteeism and reduced productivity due to communicable illness are major...

     
  • Thursday, Jun 6, 2019

    According to the U.S. Poison Control Centers, cleaning products are responsible for nearly 10% of all toxic exposures per year. Preventing risks and staying informed on how to handle chemicals correctly can be a great safety benefit for individuals and companies. Here are 5 tips you can use to increase chemical safety: Read All Labels It is important to educate yourself on what is used in the products you buy. Reading all labels before making a purchasing decision can help you avoid unnecessary harmful chemicals keeping you and everyone around you safe and healthy. It is also a good...

     
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019

    We have officially made it out of another long harsh winter. The sun is out, temperatures are warm and summer adventures are about to begin. For most people germs are the last thing on the mind. The fact is, germs do not have a seasonal preference and love to cause havoc in the spring and summer months just as they do in the winter. Being aware of some common areas where bacteria thrives during these hotter months can be the difference between an infection or virus casting a shadow on a great beach day, or a safe summer in the sun. Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs Pools and hot tubs can be...

     
  • Monday, Apr 22, 2019

    Entrance mats are a practical way to greet customers at your facility. A quality entrance mat system provides businesses an environment that is safer, healthier and overall more attractive to employees, customers, patients, students and guests. It is easy to understand why an entrance mat is important for just about any organization, however this does not mean all mats are created equal. Inferior products tend to curl at the edges or slide around on the floor resulting in a tripping hazard and work against the safety benefit that a quality mat should be able to offer. Some mats do not...

     

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