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Preparing Your Company for Re-Opening Amidst COVID-19

December 16, 2020


As many businesses are thinking about reopening or in the midst of it, it is important each organization pays special attention to safety protocol. Here are a few key points to keep in mind to ensure safety is at the …

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Long-Term Landscaping Tips and Tricks

November 13, 2020


Good groundskeeping is truly an art. It takes a special balance between understanding the needs of the humans, the wildlife and the land to craft an ideal, comprehensive plan. Here are a few pointers we found useful when thinking about …

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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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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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