Category Archives: Safety

Take the Steps to Ensure all of Your Water is Clean

Recent events in Flint, Michigan led to many local and state agencies, as well as schools and businesses to investigate their water systems. Lead has been found in some communities and officials are tackling those issues. Although water fountains are typically disinfected and well maintained by cleaning staff, the lead in those types of water systems can’t be easily washed … Continue reading

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How to Tackle Mold in Your Facility

Although mold often accumulates in areas such as the basement and bathrooms, it can also be a nuisance in buildings with high humidity levels. Buildings are often dry during winter months because of heaters to keep the building warm using forced air. When the weather gets warmer and humidity levels increase, mold can grow on almost any surface. Because mold … Continue reading

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How to Disinfect Laundry

Proper disinfection of laundry can assist in avoiding illness, germs and other diseases that cause potential harm to you, your family or customers in your business. For many years, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the United States Department of Agriculture have studied how naturally-occurring compounds and man-made disinfectants can help disinfect laundry to keep homes and facilities … Continue reading

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How to Prepare for New Cleaning Clients

When your business wins a contract for a new cleaning client, it’s critical to prepare for the tasks ahead. If they hire you, it’s generally because the previous cleaning contractor didn’t do the job correctly. Being well prepared and taking the time to tackle potentially tough cleaning jobs will assist in getting ahead of the game, saving you time and … Continue reading

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Buying Commercial and Industrial Cleaning Products

Finding the perfect cleaning products for your clients is important. Each client has different needs and require different cleaning products. You also have to consider your clients’ preferences regarding how their facility is cleaned. This can include a variety of cleaning products – whether they are “green”, aggressive or conventional products even used for household cleaning.

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The Best Safety Tips for Any Service Business

Safety is a first priority for any business that provides services to customers — not only for the customers, but also for your employees. Precautions should be taken, no matter how small they seem to be. Not taking those precautions can lead to harmful circumstances, because some customers and employees don’t understand the importance of it. Keep your employees and … Continue reading

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What is an MSDS Sheet?

An MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) provides the ingredients and toxicity of different products consumers and businesses purchase. This includes household, janitorial and industrial cleaning products. MSDS sheets also include information regarding storage and disposal of the products for safety and environmental reasons. Information regarding emergency and first-aid are also covered by MSDS sheets if someone is overly exposed to … Continue reading

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How to Care for your Dance Floor

Dance floors are a special part of many facilities. Wedding season has officially begun and glowing couples all over the country are looking forward to dancing their special night away. Dance studios may be seeing an influx of students enrolling as the school year comes to an end. Caring for dance floors can be a tricky business. Whether your facility … Continue reading

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How to Deal With Mold and Mildew

Mold and mildew are serious problems that need to be addressed and removed as quickly as possible from your facility. They are major concerns for any organization because of the health issues associated with their presence. Not only do they give the impression that your facility is not well taken care of, but they pose a real risk for anyone … Continue reading

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How to Check Your A/C to Stay Cool This Summer

Spring has arrived and the temperatures are warming up. That means that air conditioning season will start very soon as well.  Air conditioning is something that often is taken for granted in today’s world, but it plays a large role in a business or organization. Air conditioning provides an oasis from heat for both your employees and customers, and without … Continue reading

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TurtleSkin Safety Gloves at Worldwide Janitor

If you work in an industrial setting of any kind, you know that safety is the number one priority of facility managers and supervisors. Nothing is more important than minimizing occupational hazards and making the work environment as safe as possible. Traditionally, it has always been a challenge to find tools and materials for your workers that not only offer … Continue reading

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4 Reasons to Properly Dispose of Pet Waste in Your Facility

If you are in charge of a facility that has an outdoor space, you may be responsible for making sure that pet waste is properly disposed of. Here at Worldwide Janitor, we sell the supplies that you need to help pet owners clean up after their pets, keeping your facility in the best shape possible. It’s important that pet waste … Continue reading

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Paper Towels or Hand Dryers in Public Restrooms?

There are several considerations when determining which method of hand drying is best for your facility. The method of hand drying must be economically sustainable for your business. But it’s also important to consider environmental factors and make sure that your business is not creating a bigger carbon footprint than necessary. Finally, it’s important to also weight which method is … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Prevent the Spread of Infectious Diseases in Bathrooms

While public safety is always the top priority, health threats such as the Ebola outbreak are a good opportunity to make sure that all staff are meeting cleaning standards and that managers are taking every action possible to prevent the spread of disease. Here are some easy steps you can take to reduce the spread of germs in your facility’s … Continue reading

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Cleaning Your Refrigerator

Your refrigerator may be the most neglected part of your kitchen. The dishes likely receive the most attention, followed by the kitchen surfaces such as the countertops and stovetop. The sink is probably cleaned often as well. But your refrigerator, the place where the majority of your food is stored, is often forgotten. It usually takes a significant event, such … Continue reading

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Worldwide Janitor Now Sells Alconox

Worldwide Janitor is happy to announce that we now offer the full line of Alconox critical cleaning detergents in bulk for a discounted price. Alconox is the industry leader in critical cleaning detergents and has a longstanding reputation for helping industries such as hospitals and pharmaceutical companies maintain high levels of quality control. Alconox is often associated with critical cleaning. … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Gloves For the Job

Many facilities that you may manage or work in adhere to OSHA standards, which stands for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. This portion of the US Department of Labor is put in place to ensure that employees are safe in their workplace. If you work in an industry that can utilize the products on Worldwide Janitor, chances are that … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between a Sanitizer and a Disinfectant?

While browsing Worldwide Janitor’s online store, you might have noticed that some cleaning products are called sanitizers, such as our CHC-15 Chlorine Sanitizer, while others are called disinfectants, such as our Pine Disinfectant. Is there really a difference? And if so, how do you determine which product to use on a particular surface or facility? Even though the terms are … Continue reading

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6 Benefits of the S-Pack Storage System

The S-Pack storage system is a whole new way of organizing your cleaning product space. The system consists of the S-Pack rack, which stores cleaners vertically, utilizing space that many facilities waste. Four great cleaning products are specifically designed for use in the S-Pack system. Unlike most liquid cleaners, which are in plastic bottles, S-Pack cleaners are stored in sturdy … Continue reading

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Your New Favorite Cleaning Product: Oxy Care

While browsing cleaning products on Worldwide Janitor, you may have noticed a product called Oxy Care.This amazing organic stain-removing product is in a category all on its own because it is so unique and has a wide variety of uses. In many ways, it’s like a magic cleaner! Before we talk about all the ways it can be used, what … Continue reading

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