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The science behind surface contamination

Contamination of environmental surfaces plays an important role in the spread of infections like gastroenteritis, hepatitis, rotavirus, and norovirus. The threat of spread via surface contamination is particularly prominent in indoor facilities such as convention centres, restaurants, hospitals, schools, daycare centres, and institutions for the elderly.


»Modernizing property cleaning & maintenance beyond 2021
»How best to calculate cleaning times
»There’s still time to register free of charge for the 2021 REMI Show!
Fitwel: Promoting health and wellness

Fitwel and the Center for Active Design, in collaboration with industry leaders such as QuadReal Property Group, are at the forefront of meeting evolving demands for health and wellness in commercial real estate in Canada.» READ MORE

REMI Show 2021 sponsor: Property Answer

Property Answer is one of the platinum sponsors for the virtual 2021 Show, which will take place across four hours on June 16. The REMI Show is the leading trade show and conference for building owners and property, facility, and operations managers.» READ MORE

»Canada’s Best Restroom 2021 finalists revealed
»Vancouver innovator wins award for window cleaning robot
»BSCAI CLEAN Awards 2021 seeking nominees
Updating facility security in a post-COVID era

In April 2020, a chemical manufacturer had to make the hard decision to close shop during the pandemic. While most of the office workers could continue working remotely, for the more than 200 people working in the company’s six laboratories, there were few options. These people needed to be in one of these laboratories to conduct their work. » READ MORE

Tackling rodent infestation in facilities
Facility managers and maintenance staff must deal with rodents that spread viruses that can cause hantavirus pulmonary syndrome. Spring and summer is a common time for facility managers and janitorial staff to discover rodent infestation. As staff use the warmer weather to clean out storage sheds and other outdoor buildings that have often been closed for the winter, rodent infestation poses a very real risk.» READ MORE

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