A properly trained janitorial staff has its obvious benefits. The end result of their shift will be clean facilities that are efficiently maintained. But what about the safety of these workers, beyond the safety goggles and gloves? A clean job well done is very important, but there can be hazards that come with cleaning chemicals, and a proper understanding of these dangers can reduce injuries and save lives. (more…)
Download this form: Dilution Ratio Chart A common method to determine ounces per gallon is to take 128 and divide it by the ratio number. For example a dilution rate that is 1:128, would be calculated like this, 128÷256 =.5 ounces per gallon or 1000ml/256 = 4ml/ litre. The proper way to show a dilution is how many parts of the concentrated product are to bediluted to how many parts of water. As an example, 1-ounce to a gallon (128-ounces) would be 1:128, not 128:1. (more…)
How to De-lime a commercial dish washing machine. The Commercial dishwasher in your kitchen is a vital piece of equipment because serving dirty plates to customers might not be as forgivable as an overcooked steak. Limescale build up in your machine can be detrimental to your businesses. A lot of things will go wrong if the dish machine is not taken care of. One of the most serious threats to your dishwasher is hard water and its deposits called limescale. Limescale build up will lead to mineral deposits forming on your plates. This will appear as a white film on your plates and glass ware. So what is the solution? (more…)
We have moved to better serve you! Announce that we have completed our move to our new location to better serve our customers. Our inventory center is located at 473 N. Old Hwy 91, Unit 5 in Hurricane UT, only 5 miles north of St. George, just off exit SR-9 at 6300 W. We are excited for the new space and the opportunity that this will give us to grow and serve more locally based businesses throughout southern Utah and surrounding areas. Our vision is to grow our company with better service to our customers by adding also stocking more products and services to our line. Our new location gives us the room to do this with more than 2x the space of our previous location. We are grateful for the support of our local business community. (mor...
Disinfectants help keep facilities clean, healthy and safe!The spread of contagious illness and disease remains a top concern for public and private institutions. Billions of dollars are lost every year by businesses when sick employees are unable to work. Student academic performance suffers when schools lose millions of days each year. This is due to the combined effects of the cold and flu. Healthcare is even more impacted with the challenge of keeping already sick patients from contracting healthcare acquired infections (HAI). A big part of infection control is sanitation practices that include regular cleaning and disinfecting, in particular, high-touch surfaces contacted by many individuals over a short period. In partnersh...
What is Mold? Moisture problems in schools and commercial buildings can be caused by a variety of conditions, including roof and plumbing leaks, condensation and excess humidity. Some moisture problems have been linked to changes in building construction practices during the past twenty to thirty years. These changes have resulted in more tightly sealed buildings that may not allow moisture to escape easily. Moisture problems are also associated with delayed maintenance or insufficient maintenance, due to budget and other constraints. Temporary structures, such as trailers and portable classrooms, have frequently been associated with moisture and mold problems. (more…)
When deciding between latex, nitrile and vinyl gloves…it can be a little confusing trying to determine which type of glove is the ideal choice. Let’s take a closer look at the attributes and benefits of each type of glove. Latex Gloves Latex Gloves are natural material, made out of rubber. They are a popular choice of protective glove for medical or industrial use. The primary reason people would choose an alternative to latex is because many people suffer from latex allergies. When allergy is not a concern, latex does have a slight advantage with comfort and dexterity over nitrile gloves. Attributes include: (more…)
Changes include mandatory adequate suppies and two classes of first aid kits. OSHA (1910.266 App A) The following sets forth the minimally acceptable number and type of first-aid supplies for first-aid kits required under paragraph (d)(2) of the logging standard. The contents of the first-aid kit listed should be adequate for small work sites, consisting of approximately two to three employees. When larger operations or multiple operations are being conducted at the same location, additional first-aid kits should be provided at the work site. (more…)