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choosing broom bristles

Choosing Broom Bristles

Choosing a broom is about a lot more than picking one off the shelf. You need to choose your broom according to the type of bristles that will work best on your surface. Choosing broom bristles starts with knowing what surface you are sweeping. Whether you’re working indoors, outdoors, in dry conditions or wet conditions, […]

Cleaning improves safety

Proper Mopping Equipment

When it comes to floorcare in your restaurant or business, having the proper equipment is imperative. The proper mopping equipment is no exception. Using the wrong tools for your space can make the job more difficult, reduce cleanliness and require more frequent replacement. The proper mopping equipment will save you time, labor and money while […]

Kitchen Floor Safety

Kitchen Floor Safety

Floor safety is of the utmost importance in any business. Practicing safety techniques keeps your employees and customers safer. In restaurants and foodservice environments, you have the added challenge of kitchen floor safety. Kitchen floors require special cleaning and safety procedures because of the cooking grease that can make floors extra slick. If not cleaned […]

slip and fall liabilities

Quick Reference: Slip and Fall Prevention

Slips, trips and falls are some of the leading causes of accidents and sources of liabilities for most restaurants. Here is your Quick Reference: Slip and Fall Prevention: Require employees to wear slip-resistant shoes. Use brightly-colored wet floor signs when cleaning or mopping floors and when the floor is wet due to weather or spills. Make […]

Wet Weather Slips and Falls

Wet Weather Slips and Falls

Floor safety and slip and fall prevention should be a top priority in any business. They are a top source of liabilities and can cost millions. The risk of slips and falls increases in wet weather conditions such as rain, hurricanes or winter storms. In fact, according to EHSToday.com, wet walking surfaces accounted for 55% […]

Be Smart About Your Cleaning

Four Commonly Missed Areas in Your Restaurant and How to Clean Them

Regular, proper cleaning is vital for all restaurant kitchens. Cleaning not only keeps your restaurant looking nice, it also helps reduce the risk of cross-contamination that can cause dangerous foodborne illnesses. While it is easy to clean obvious places like floors and restrooms, it’s also important to clean these less obvious areas: Ice Machine: Just […]

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Gym/Fitness Center Cleaning for Health and Hygiene

Good gym hygiene can be the difference between getting in a good workout and getting sick. Gyms can spread germs that can cause colds, the flu, Norovirus, athlete’s foot and staph infections including MRSA. The good news is that there are simple steps you can take to make your gym experience cleaner and more hygienic. […]

Visible Wet Floor Signs

Safety First: Slip and Fall Myths

Slips and falls are a major source of liability in any business. They can cost businesses thousands of dollars and ruin that business’s reputation. There are many steps to avoid slips and falls at your business, including using proper floor cleaning and maintenance techniques. However, there are also a lot of misconceptions about what cause […]

Dirty Restrooms Result in Fewer Customers for your Business

Dirty Restrooms Result in Fewer Customers for your Business

Public restrooms can be gross. In fact, they’re a top reason why Americans will leave your business. Simply put, dirty restrooms result in fewer customers for your business. Clean restrooms are an indicator of your cleanliness program and whether the rest of your business is also clean. And the surveys continue to back up the need […]