For more information on space heater safety please contact the Consumer Product Safety
Commission or The US Department of Energy or for specific information regarding your facility,
please contact Vanguard Resources directly.

How To Safely Use Space Heaters This Fall

September 29, 2020


The use of space heaters in offices is common in the winter. Even in warmer climates, winter mornings can bring on a chill. While these seemingly harmless devices may be an efficient way to heat a cold or drafty space, …

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For guidance on preventative maintenance at your facility, contact Vanguard Resources.

Maintenance: Staying Ahead of the Changes

September 22, 2020


You may recall our blog post about how important it is for facilities managers to stay ahead of OSHA at their healthcare facilities by investing time and effort into preventing slips and falls and stopping the spread of drug-resistant bacteria. However, …

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Workplace Age Divides and How to Overcome Them

August 26, 2020


Every facility employs people of multiple generations; from the “Silents” to the “Baby Boomers” to Generations “X” and “Y.” There are several principles of generational differences and, in order to overcome these, it is important to understand them. Many of …

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For assistance with mentoring your employees at your facility, Contact Us today .

The Key to Inspirational Mentoring

August 12, 2020


“A mentor is someone who sees more talent and ability within you, than you see in yourself, and helps bring it out of you.” – Bob Proctor Mentoring is an important aspect of facility management. For many years, it has …

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Are You Prepared for your CMS Compliance Survey?

June 24, 2020


When preparing for a CMS compliance survey, there are a variety of key points to keep in mind. At Vanguard Resources, we are constantly searching for more ways to keep you educated and aware of the best practices in the healthcare industry …

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No Touch Tech and the Spread of Antibodies

June 10, 2020


No touch technology, specifically related to bathroom hygiene, has been around since the 1980s. That being said, it is not new technology and can be found in many public bathrooms throughout the country. Some of this technology’s known benefits are: less …

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How Natural Light Affects Workplace Productivity

June 3, 2020


We are always looking for ways to improve office culture and boost morale. Inevitably, a healthier office culture will increase productivity and therefore overall office efficiency. There are many studies outlining various ways to improve office surroundings, but as it …

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Is Thermal Screening the future?

May 13, 2020


With all the chaos surrounding COVID-19, thermal screening is becoming increasingly popular. The recognition rate of a fever using thermal screening is more than 99.995%, and the technology alerts you right away. We are looking into providing thermal screening implementation …

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Safety and Safety Training in Facilities

April 28, 2020


Safety is a top priority when it comes to facilities, healthcare, and otherwise. Especially in today’s new normal of COVID-19. Employees in a facility should feel safe at all times and, in order to cultivate a communal sense of security, …

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4 Simple Ways to Create a Healthier Workplace

April 3, 2020


  Employee health is key to running a successful business. Sick, listless and uncomfortable employees aren’t productive. Help employees improve their posture: Ergonomic chairs that provide full back and neck support. Gaming chairs might look silly, but they are amazingly …

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