Top Ways a Clean Office Boosts Productivity

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Introduction Have you ever been in a room with a bunch of people, and no one was quite sure who was in charge? It’s the worst. Imagine that same scenario but with dirt and grime, like a dirty office space. I mean, it doesn’t have to be dirty—it just probably isn’t being cleaned as often […]

‘It’s going to be hard’: Philly’s Roundhouse presents redevelopment challenge

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Articles reposted from WHYY and written by Aaron Moselle. Sometime next year, Philadelphia will solicit bids from real estate developers interested in acquiring the Roundhouse, a complicated piece of Philadelphia history located in a static corner of the city. The response could be underwhelming. Property advisors and preservationists say the blocklong parcel at 7th and […]

Cleaning vs. Sanitizing vs. Disinfecting

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Knowing the difference when it comes to cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting can help keep surfaces and objects clean and germ-free, while ensuring the health and safety of ourselves and everyone around us. Cleaning removes germs, dirt, and impurities from surface objects. Cleaning works by using soap (or detergent) and water to physically remove germs from surfaces. […]

CDC Updates Cleaning Guidelines for Monkeypox

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This article has been found and reposted to help keep Oswald Building Services client’s informed and safe. Article via CMM On Aug. 4, the same day that the White House declared monkeypox a national public health emergency, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued significant, updated guidelines regarding the virus for cleaning professionals. […]

Hand Sanitizing Guide

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Follow these 8 easy steps to make proper hand sanitizing a habit. 8 Steps for Proper Hand Sanitizing Total time: 20-30 seconds 1.Dispense one dose of hand sanitizer into cupped hand, covering all surfaces. 2. Rub hands palm to palm. 3. Right palm over left dorsum with interlaced fingers and vice versa. 4. Palm to palm […]

How The Pandemic Has Elevated Commercial Cleaning

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Contributed by Acey Ignacio, franchise business coach, Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services So much has changed since March 2020 that sometimes it’s hard to remember how life was before lockdowns, masks and meetings on Zoom became the norm. Before COVID, the American workforce thought very little about whether their desk had been sanitized or whether […]

Countdown to National Cleaning Week

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This article is via CMM Less than three weeks remain until National Cleaning Week (NCW), March 27-April 2. Is your business ready to highlight the important role professional cleaners play in helping to keep the public healthy? ISSA has created a toolkit to make it easy to commemorate the week in your social media posts, newsletters, and other forms […]

OSHA COVID-19 Prevention Initiative Increases Healthcare Facility Inspections

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This article is via CleanLink An elevated focus on infection control has been in full-swing the past two years in facilities, especially in the healthcare realm. After an announcement last week from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), in-house cleaning departments and building service contractors (BSCs) tasked with ensuring health environments in hospitals, nursing […]

Dunkin’ of Greater Philadelphia Launches Scholarship Program, Offers $100,000 in Scholarships to Regional Students

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This article is via MyChesCo and delivered here for viewing by our Partners & Clients. The thirteenth annual Dunkin’ Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program returns to award 20 regional students with $5,000 scholarships PHILADELPHIA, PA — Dunkin’ and its greater Philadelphia-area franchisees last week announced the launch of its thirteenth annual Dunkin’ Philadelphia Regional Scholarship Program, which will award $100,000 […]

Will a Clever Robot Build Your Next Building?

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By Greg Zimmerman via Facilities Net Drones have long been used to capture images above construction projects, giving contractors, architects, and building owners alike a better picture of how the facility fits on its site and addresses the other buildings around it. Drone images are able to give a robust and more detailed visual representation […]