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More than 100 new facilities have achieved GBAC STAR accreditation for their comprehensive system of cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention for their staff and their building.


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More than 100 new facilities have achieved GBAC STAR accreditation for their comprehensive system of cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention for their staff and their building.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. ISSA articles below.


Facilities Earn GBAC STAR Accreditation

More than 100 new facilities have achieved GBAC STAR accreditation for their comprehensive system of cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention for their staff and their building.

Joint Initiative Promotes Best Practices In Fight Against COVID-19

International WELL Building Institute acknowledges GBAC STAR accreditation from ISSA to fulfill the cleaning and sanitization credits within the holistic WELL Health-Safety Rating.

50 Facilities Join GBAC STAR Accredited Sites

This week, the Global Biorisk Advisory Council announced 50 facilities have achieved this accreditation for creating and maintaining proper cleaning, disinfection, and infection prevention.

2020 Custodian Of The Year (Finally) Celebrated In Albertville, AL

The COVID-19 pandemic may have delayed a big celebration, but it couldn't stop Albertville Kindergarten & Pre-K from honoring Howell Beasley in a big way!

New Facilities Achieve Gold Standard Of Cleanliness

GBAC STAR’s 20-step, performance-based program offers expert-led training and assesses a facility’s preparedness for biorisk situations.

Cleaning Tax Credit For Businesses Introduced In U.S. House Of Representatives

The Clean Start: Back to Work Tax Credit for businesses would offset the costs of cleaning services, purchasing cleaning products, and sanitary-related equipment, as well as training.

Is Your School Custodian The Coolest?

If your school custodian is top notch, take note: Cintas is accepting nominations for its 2020 Custodian of the Year contest.

Makita Cordless Cleaning Products

Makita U.S.A. announced a new initiative to pursue the janitorial and sanitation industry, focusing on an expanding line of cordless cleaning products supported by a new microsite.

CloroxPro Partners For Stronger Communities

The company has partnered with Project for Public Spaces to help create spaces and programs where people can share experiences and build relationships in their communities.

Sunbelt Rentals High Level Cleaning Solution

Sunbelt Rentals has added the SpaceVac high level cleaning system to its facility maintenance solutions portfolio.

CMI Consulting for Cleaning Organizations

ISSA launched its CMI Consulting Program to help cleaning organizations advance and reorganize their operations and systems through a holistic, seven-step approach.

ISSA Elects New 2020 Board Members 

The 2020 ISSA Board of Directors will take office for the worldwide cleaning association in November 2019.

Free Calculator Tools for ISSA Members

ISSA has developed two online business resources: the Consumable Product Cost & Usage Calculator and the Workloading & Bidding Tool.

IFMA, AFE, ASHRAE, ISSA To Collaborate On FM Training Framework

The framework features professional development options from a group of associations and will provide resources for the entire operational life cycle of the built environment.

ABM Healthcare Service Achievements

ABM has achieved the ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) and CIMS-Green Building (GB) Certification with honors for the 4th consecutive time.

BRUTE Containers 50 Years Strong

Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) is celebrating 50 years of business — and of its iconic BRUTE container. To mark this milestone, the company located one of the originals.

8 Ways To Step Up Sustainability In 2018

Energy audits and low-flow fixtures are among the cost-saving, sustainability measures to introduce — or expand upon — within your facilities for the new year.

ISSA Celebrates Inaugural DEAL Awards

The DEAL program helps cleaning industry distributors, wholesalers, and manufacturers benchmark their performance, streamline operations, and realize significant savings in warehousing and fleet expenses.

Restroom Management Meets The Modern Age

Take note of several developments aimed at making commercial restroom cleaning more effective.

Friday Funny: The Dirty Truth About Public Bathrooms

In a new survey, professionals dish the dirt behind public bathroom cleaning.

ISSA Launches New Standardized Training For Cleaning Professionals

The Cleaning Industry Training Standard (CITS) has been designed specifically to help address the need for training, improved professionalism, and increased pride across all segments of the cleaning industry.

City Of Toronto Mandates CIMS

The City of Toronto will now require CIMS/CIMS-GB certification for all future custodial RFPs.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Angry Janitors!

ISSA has introduced a new mobile game, Angry Janitors, a free app designed to educate players on hygiene awareness while keeping them engaged and entertained. Are you keen enough on workplace cleaning to earn a Golden Plunger???

ISSA Engages GSA On Federal Strategic Sourcing

While ISSA supports strategic sourcing, it is opposed to implementing it in a manner that would have an unreasonably burdensome economic impact on the JanSan community and the private sector generally.

Facility Management Expert To Speak At ISSA Event

Presentation marks the first time ISSA and its partner PIGC bring a mixed discipline group in Europe to discuss the issues of planning facilities with a focus on their cleanability.

Go On A Safety "Mission" First Week Of May

Numerous groups will convene during NAOSH Week from May 2-8, 2010 and Occupational Safety and Health Professional (OSHP) Day on May 5 to raise awareness of the importance of being safe at work.

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