• Why Every Workplace Needs AEDs
  • The Most Common Hotel and Motel Pests
  • Stopping Odor Before it Starts
  • 3 Ways to Make Your Business Safer
  • 4 Natural Resources that Businesses are Wasting

Why Every Workplace Needs AEDs

An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a device that can save a life before emergency responders can arrive and address a situation. There are about 40,000 cases of cardiac arrest in Canada each year, which is equivalent to one occurring every 12 minutes. In the United States, around 220,000 individuals experience cardiac arrest every year and at least 10,000 of them are at work when it strikes. Therefore, having an…

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The Most Common Hotel and Motel Pests

The summer weather is drawing people out of their homes and onto vacations, which means hotels and motels need to be ready for the influx of travelers. This requires more than a tidy appearance though. If a customer notices a pest in his/her room, an establishment’s reputation could be ruined. Rodents, cockroaches, houseflies, and bedbugs are the most common problems. Need to Know… Aside from scaring away potential customers, these…

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Stopping Odor Before it Starts

Odor is a common complaint users have about restrooms. So much so, that 66% of survey participants said they would avoid a business with this problem. Unfortunately, it is a difficult issue for establishments and their staff to solve, as 2 out of 3 of cleaners claim that removing urine stains and odors are the toughest parts of their jobs. The bacteria, scale formation, and organic buildup found in toilets,…

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3 Ways to Make Your Business Safer

Accidents, ranging from a minor paper cut to a significant heart attack, are inevitable. However, mishaps can be prevented when the proper safety measures are in place. The Occupational Safety and Health Association (OSHA), requires establishments to implement preventative measures such as floor mats and first aid kits, and strongly recommends automated external defibrillators (AED).   Safe Floors Businesses are required to maintain risk-free floors. Per OSHA, “Walking-working surfaces are…

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4 Natural Resources that Businesses are Wasting

People use natural resources to live, work, and operate their homes and businesses. However, the growing world population has made decreasing our impact necessary.   Currently, these natural reserves are being used at a high rate of 160%. The good news is that by reducing the use of one, others can also be conserved, and it is more cost-efficient to be green! Check out four assets that businesses need to start…

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Hygiene Tips for Your Business: Car Dealerships

The need to make a great first impression is true for all businesses, particularly car dealerships. Potential buyers have become highly skilled at researching cars beforehand and only visit an average of 1.6 showrooms when they are on the market, which makes clinching each customer who walks in crucial. When shoppers see unsanitary desks and countertops, and smelly, unappealing restrooms, they may leave without even talking to a sales representative….

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Create Green, Clean Air for Your Customers

Despite having top-quality products and services, patrons may not return to your establishment if there is an odor issue. A neat and tidy appearance does not always mean the air will smell fresh, especially in restrooms. Everyone is susceptible to catching an unpleasant scent, so no matter how large or small, all restrooms need an air care program.  Identifying Odor Problems According to Pamela Dalton, a cognitive psychologist, people often…

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Moms and Dads Need Access to Baby-Changing Tables

Over the last few years, parents have been vocal about the lack of baby-changing tables in men’s public restrooms. This can be very inconvenient for fathers, as they have become much more involved in raising their children and take part in most, if not all parenting duties. To catch up and acknowledge these modern parenting practices, two states in the U.S. are trying to pass bills that will do exactly…

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Celebrate Earth Day in Your Business

This Saturday, April 22, 2017, is Earth Day, a global celebration that is honored in 141 countries by millions of people. It was first celebrated on this day in 1970 as a way to bring attention to our greatest asset – the environment! How Can Your Business Get Involved? Each year, businesses and individuals are motivated by Earth Day to reduce their carbon footprint and lead greener lives.  Everyone is…

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Hygiene Tips for Your Business: Nursing Homes

People place a great amount of trust into nursing homes when they admit elderly family members.  Whether they need specific medical care or can no longer live on their own, the sanitary conditions of the establishment are vital for the health of residents and must be top priority. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), adults who are aged 65 years or older are more susceptible to…

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