Color-code your way to a healthier and cleaner facility

Color-code your way to healthier, cleaner facilities

May 4, 2016


For any facility that operates in an environment where cross-contamination can pose a safety risk, or has cleaning staffs  who include non-native English speakers, switching to a color-coded cleaning system can be important for the overall safety of employees. The …

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Avoid Common Joint Commission Deficiencies

February 15, 2012


Health care facilities have a lot to manage. In addition to the daily patient flow and physician schedule and operations management, numerous facility regulatory standards must be met on a daily basis. It’s a lot to keep track of, so …

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In 2012, The NFPA Gives Safety A Facelift

January 25, 2012


“Better safe than sorry,” should be the motto of every facility manager or safety officer. Safety regulations shift every year, bringing more relevant, efficient and useful practices and facility standards to the industry. Although it may prove difficult to spot …

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Ready, Set, Comply!

January 19, 2012


Compliance is one of the most important issues affecting modern facilities. Commissions create these standards to protect the health of your facility and the safety of your employees and customers. Regardless of your place of business, you must proactively and …

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Home for the Holidays!

December 7, 2011


Even if you’ve successfully and safely made your office festive for the season, most people won’t leave their holiday spirit in their cubicle. Decorating safely at home is just as important as decorating safely at the office. Whether you live in …

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‘Tis The Season To Be Safe

December 2, 2011


As the fall chill strengthens to a wintery bite and department store background music shifts from “elevator” to “holiday,” homes and offices throughout the nation prepare to welcome the holiday season with cheer, warmth and décor. Decorating your home or …

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Reduce the Risks of Campus Violence

November 9, 2011


Campus safety is the responsibility of all of those on campus. You can protect yourself and your community by taking steps to minimize your exposure to risks. Being aware of your surroundings, using assertive body language, keeping doors locked and …

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Severe Thunderstorm & Lightning Preparation

November 4, 2011


Thunderstorms can be exciting to watch, especially from the safety of your warm, comfortable couch. Besides staying dry, here’s another good reason to stay inside (and off the phone): each year, more people die from being struck by lightning than …

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Preventing an Office Epidemic

October 19, 2011


Epidemics affect and jeopardize all facets of day-to-day business. Rapid, rational response during an illness epidemic or disaster can save your life, the lives of your employees and your business as a whole. Make sure your facility has a “just …

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