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Your Public Restroom May Be Hurting Your Business

Everybody’s used a public restroom that was unpleasant to say the least. Is yours one of them? A recent national survey revealed that 63% of Americans have had a particularly unpleasant experience in a public restroom due to the condition of the facilities. 73% of those made reference to an overall appearance that’s dirty, unkempt or old. Not to mention the fact that they also cause lost sales since 64%…

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The Importance of Sanitary Disposal

Even if emptied daily and cleaned once in a while, these bins are proven to pose the greatest health risk in a bathroom. Not only are customers and patrons at risk for contracting illness or disease, but also the people responsible for maintaining them. Businesses and public facilities need to take responsibility for finding a sanitary disposal solution that minimizes contact with blood, bacteria, and bodily fluids.

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Workplace Essentials Goes Greener

Continuing to address the green initiative, Workplace Essentials is slashing the amount of fuel consumed by its entire fleet of service trucks. Early in 2013, the company decided to start installing devices in the trucks that recalibrates the PCM (Powertrain Control Module) limiting the speed to 65MPH. The calibration process also reduces engine idling and RPM’s used for rapid acceleration. By doing so, Workplace Essentials has seen a 12% reduction…

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6 Hygiene Tips for the Workplace

Because most jobs require that you share a room or workspace with a number of people, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that colds and flu can spread quickly in the workplace. Most of us spend the largest part of our days at work, so it only makes sense to be just as hygienic, if not more, at work as we are at home. Since health hazards are usually in…

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Attention: Rough Flu Season Ahead

With the city of Boston, Massachusetts declaring a public health emergency and 28 other states reporting high levels of “influenza-like illness”, this flu season promises to be the worst in several years. Hospitals are filling up, vaccinations are running out, and 4 flu-related deaths have already been reported in Massachusetts. With a flu season as bad as this one, people need to be cautious and take extra precautions to avoid…

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Holiday Health

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon us once again. While we all enjoy shopping for the perfect gift for that special person, it is important to remember, holiday cheer is not the only thing being spread around, so are germs. Holiday Shopping can be Hazardous to Your Health You may not have thought much about it before, but germs are lurking everywhere you go. Health Magazine’s…

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