Industry News

elementary schools

Poor IAQ a concern in elementary schools

Poor indoor air quality and the humidity in public elementary school classrooms is having an increasingly negative impact on learning and school safety.
Safety Today

Safety Today Canada shifts focus to disposables

Safety Today Inc. has shifted its product focus in Canada to concentrate solely on disposables.
energy benchmarking

CaGBC elevates energy benchmarking training

The Canada Green Building Council is launching new training on energy benchmarking strategies and regulation for private and public sector stakeholders.
Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls finalizes merger with Tyco

Johnson Controls has completed its merger with Tyco to form a new company well-positioned in the building and energy sectors.
hand hygiene

Leading book on hand hygiene to be published

A comprehensive book focusing on hand hygiene for infection control and patient safety will be published sometime in December.
sexual harassment training

Frontline workers get sexual harassment training

Frontline workers in the hospitality, health, education, and community services sectors in Ontario, will get sexual harassment training in the workplace.
ISSA

ISSA announces industry award winners

ISSA announces industry award winners
SC Johnson

SC Johnson acquires STERIS AIC business

SC Johnson has completed an acquisition with STERIS for its Applied Infection Control (AIC) business.
Kruger Products

Kruger Products to expand Trenton facility

Ontario is partnering with Kruger Products to support a multi-million dollar expansion at the company’s Trenton facility.
hospital cleaning times

Canadian study examines hospital cleaning times

Canadian researchers are now working phase two of a study that is examining how much time workers spend when cleaning different types of hospital rooms,
boric acid

Canada to phase out boric acid products

Pesticide products that contain boric acid will have their registrations cancelled and be phased out of the Canadian marketplace.
gender wage gap

Ontario ups efforts to close gender wage gap

Ontario is moving forward on closing the gender wage gap, using recommendations listed in the Gender Wage Gap Steering Committee's final report.
Veritiv

Veritiv to open new Canadian HQ and warehouse

Veritiv Corporation, a leading distributor of facility solutions, is building new headquarters and a warehouse in Canada.
aqueous ozone

Six tips about aqueous ozone cleaning

Many people still not exactly sure what aqueous ozone is or how it can be used for cleaning.
ServiceMaster

ServiceMaster names chief marketing officer

ServiceMaster has named Marvin Davis its chief marketing and strategy officer.
audit

Energy audit standard open for public review

A proposed ASHRAE and ACCA standard that will establish consistent practices for conducting and reporting energy audits is open for public comment.
schools

Northern Ont. schools get $300-mill for repairs

Ontario is investing $300 million over the next two years to repair schools across Northern Ontario.