There are two basic types of cleaning machines which both fall under the definition of “Sweeper-Scrubber”, even though their cleaning methods are quite different. In spite of this difference, manufacturers and distributors of cleaning equipment have taken to grouping them under a single category. Both styles can sweep and scrub, but let’s take a look at what makes them different.
If cancer and lung disease don’t convince you to abide by OSHA’s silica dust control regulations, try $304,130 in fines. That’s what highway construction contractor, Lanford Brothers, may be facing for five alleged violations this year.
Even if you’re a sweeper/scrubber newbie, thinking of your floors like a lawn in need of mowing can simplify a potentially overwhelming job and purchasing decision into something more familiar and manageable. With the right tools, you may even find that cleaning the floor becomes as therapeutic and satisfying as mowing the lawn is for me.
What’s that machine called that cleans the floor? Or the road? It’s not a Zamboni, I’ll tell you that.
What’s the largest area of dirty ground that’s yet to be cleaned? That’s right, it’s the surface of the moon. It’s a menace, and something needs to be done! Something like… sweeping it up. Could it be done?
“Factory Direct” is a popular purchasing buzzword with an assumed consumer-friendly connotation. In some industries, it makes sense to attempt to cut costs this way. But when dealing with cleaning equipment, the so-called “middleman” distributor can offer value with which the manufacturer can’t compete.
Washing your hands is one of the easiest and most well-known methods of preventing the spread of germs. But how much does soap help clean compared to washing with water alone? And what’s with antibacterial soap? Read on, and learn soap works and how to properly wash your hands.
Comparing the number of cited ladder and scaffolding violations, the latter outnumbered the former, the ladder. However, as the ladder sees more daily use than the latter by load-laden laypeople, I’ll be focusing on the former. With these tips, both ladies and lads will be able to follow ladder law to the letter.
You’ve likely heard the great debate concerning the use and hygiene of paper towels compared to electric air dryers. However, although there have been many articles on the topic recently, and even an episode of Mythbusters back in 2013, the study results aren’t as clean as one might think.
June is National Safety Month, and so it’s the perfect time to take a look at what measures to take to avoid preventable injuries and illnesses in the workplace. Plan ahead with these tips for dealing with environmental and medical emergencies, improving health in the workplace, and drawing awareness to the dangers of fatigue.