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Five highlights of the new ISSA Canada

Industry is applauding the creation of ISSA Canada, a merger between ISSA and the Canadian Sanitation Supply Association (CSSA), which was formed earlier this month to better serve the Canadian cleaning and janitorial community. Going forward, the CSSA will now be known as ISSA Canada. For now, here are some highlights of the merger and what industry can expect.

YES Professional Development Workshop

Join us for an interactive and engaging workshop, June 6-7, 2017,at ISSA headquarters in Northbrook, IL. The sessions, presented by Dale Carnegie Training™, can help your young employees develop and achieve their personal vision for career success. PLUS: Attendees can participate in a networking event on June 6 and watch the reigning World Series champion Chicago Cubs!

Register now and invite your colleagues!


Boost Your Value with Certifications

The Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) ISSA Certification Expert (I.C.E.) and Cleaning Industry Training Standard (CITS) and Accredited Certification Trainer (A.C.T.) workshops, are right around the corner! Join us on June 14-15, 2017, at ISSA headquarters in Northbrook, IL, so you can make a real difference to your customers’ business, and to your own organization. Register now to get these invaluable certifications!

U.S. seeing uptake in cigarette litter prevention

Communities in the United States that implemented The Cigarette Litter Prevention Program in 2016 saw an overall 60 per cent reduction in litter. National non-profit Keep America Beautiful spearheaded the program now in its fifteenth year and funded by tobacco companies. In the past. Canada has also launched the program in places like colleges and universities and special event locations.

Could Yellow Fever Rise Again?

Many people might not have heard of the Aedes aegypti mosquito until this past year, when the mosquito, and the disease it can carry – Zika – began to make headlines. But more than 220 years ago, this same breed of mosquito was spreading a different and deadly epidemic in Philadelphia and just like Zika, this epidemic is seeing a modern resurgence, with Brazil at its epicenter.


Chemical High-Level Disinfection Documentation is Essential

In reviewing our manual high-level disinfection (HLD) records, I noted that on several occasions, the temperature of the solution did not reach the manufacturer’s recommended temperature. The technician did not notify the supervisor of this problem and the following technicians never noted this error on the log. What should we do?

Evaluating The Jan/san Distributor’s Role Within IoT

When the Internet of Things first began infiltrating the commercial cleaning industry, there were initially more theories than practical applications. This inevitably meant industry members had more questions than answers.

Five points on VOCs in green cleaning solutions

High concentrations of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) can negatively impact indoor air quality and cause a variety of respiratory, cognitive and health-related problems, especially in children. Here, Avmor, a leading North American manufacturer and marketer of cleaning solutions, provides five points to know about VOCs, specifically in green certified cleaning solutions.

Cleaning carpets: hot water versus cold water

The professional carpet cleaning industry – in fact, the carpet industry in general – has had its share of scuffles in the past two or three decades. At one time, a good 25 years ago, some health officials believed that carpets in schools were the cause of an increase in childhood asthma attacks and other respiratory problems.

Preparing For Higher Ed Staffing Challenges

As facilities professionals retire or move to new positions, they typically take with them years of information about the inner workings of the buildings they’ve managed. Even with a plan in place for training new individuals on your processes, these personnel losses can still lead to significant gaps in valuable knowledge that has been gained through years of on the job experience.

Question Of The Week: Are Your Facilities At Risk From Flood Waters?

With flooding on the rise around the world, FM Global, a Rhode Island-based property insurer, has introduced a visual aid for companies to help manage this increasing and potentially costly risk to their businesses.

The Strategic Sell: Selling Value, Not Price

When you are sick of constantly talking price, change the conversation. The real money is in the value that you, your company and your innovative products provide to the customer’s balance sheet. Whether you are reeling in a prospect or proposing a new product into an existing account, when you sell B2B, the bottom line is the bottom line.

Nortel's toxic legacy: Cleaning up former sites to cost millions

When Nortel Networks Corp. slipped under a dark cloud of bankruptcy protection in January 2009, concerns turned first to the people who'd lost money — former workers, pensioners and investors — and the financial catastrophe that would ensue. 

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