Action Blog

Nov 8, 2019

How to Protect Your Back While Cleaning on a Jobsite

Posted by Gina H.
The daily routine of cleaning a job site is one that sees you bending over, twisting from side to side, and lifting heavy things as you make sure that the area is clear for the next working day. These repetitive motions put a lot of strain on your back, and if you're not taking steps to protect yourself, you can easily wind up with...

Topics: Workplace Safety, Facility Cleaning

Sep 12, 2019

Safety First: Addressing Your Facility First Aid Kits

Posted by Jessica Ting
When was the last time you looked inside your first aid kit? Does your kit include the proper items that will help your team effectively address common workplace injuries and emergencies?

Topics: Workplace Safety

Sep 5, 2019

How to Protect Your Eyes, Ears, and Head as a Facility Cleaner

Posted by Jessica Ting
As someone who works in the facility maintenance industry, you are likely aware that janitors and facility cleaners are commonly exposed to environments filled with sharp objects, chemicals, abrasive surfaces, and other dangerous elements.

Topics: Workplace Safety

Aug 22, 2019

Facility Maintenance Safety Starts with the Right Gloves

Posted by Jessica Ting
Did you know that there are over 100,000 workplace hand injuries that lead to lost time every year in the United States?

Topics: Contract Cleaning, Workplace Safety, Facility Cleaning

May 9, 2019

The Top 10 Ways to Avoid Slips, Trips, and Falls in the Workplace

Posted by Hadley Poss
Slips, trips, and falls in the workplace can be messy incidents. They can lead to lawsuits, productivity loss, loss of the injured employee, and loss of their surrounding employees due to fear or frustration. There are a few leading causes of slips, trips, and falls including wet weather, greasy or slippery floors due to the...

Topics: Workplace Safety

Oct 11, 2018

Why Use Ice Melt or Rock Salt?

Posted by Hadley Poss
It’s the middle of winter.  It’s cold outside, really cold.  After last night’s snowfall, the last thing you want to do is get in the car and drive to the office.  Staying home isn’t an option or you will miss the presentation you are giving to your colleagues and your manager.  If you are reading this in the spring, summer, or even...

Topics: Employees and Labor, Workplace Safety

Jul 26, 2018

9 Facts about Floor Mopping That Will Make Your Hair Stand on End

Posted by John Lombardo
 

Topics: Employees and Labor, Workplace Safety, Floor Care

May 17, 2018

Why Owning Effective Entrance Mats is Important to Your Facility

Posted by Chris Lockard
An effective entrance matting system is a necessity for any facility. Owning entrance mats has many benefits and  can make a big difference in your bottom line.

Topics: Workplace Safety, Floor Care

Apr 5, 2018

7 Cleaning Equipment Necessities for Workplace Cleanliness

Posted by Wayne Dippold
The work environment can have a positive impact on the health and safety, productivity, and well-being of all employees. No matter the industry, maintaining workplace cleanliness will help keep staff safe, healthy, efficient, and happy.

Topics: Healthy Cleaning, Workplace Safety

Mar 15, 2018

Hand Washing, Are You Doing It Properly?

Posted by Chad Cooper
The importance of washing your hands is instilled in the minds of many from a very young age. I can remember as a child, after every trip to the restroom, my parents would ask sternly, “did you wash your hands?” I would reply “yes,” and my parents would follow up by saying, “with soap?” before they smelled my hands to be sure.

Topics: Healthy Cleaning, Workplace Safety

Mar 8, 2018

Are you Exposed to Thieves that Hack Email?

Posted by Aaron D. Glazar
If you consider yourself a tech guru, internet security expert, or extremely knowledgeable when it comes to the latest in IT, this story may prove to be too basic for you. However, if you use email frequently but aren’t a “tech expert,” this story may provide a few valuable tips that could save you time, money, and a whole lot of...

Topics: Workplace Safety

Feb 22, 2018

The Best Ice Melt Tips in February  

Posted by Chris Lockard
You are probably tired of the icy, snowy, and gloomy days of winter. Thoughts of warming spring days and shedding heavy coats are likely all you want to think about as you look outside and see the sun shining. Before your thought process turns to fun under the sun, you’ll want to take one last look at your ice melt situation this...

Topics: Workplace Safety