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July 13, 2013 was designated as “Embrace Your Geekness” Day. Geek is now chic. But what does this mean for cleaning professionals? Embrace Your Geekness Day could be a great time to acknowledge that you may have more cleaning geekiness in you than you realize.
A new study indicates there is a strong link between professional cleaning and the risk of developing asthma. Researchers at the Imperial College London have tracked the occurrence of asthma in a group of nearly 9,500 people born in Britain in 1958.
In mid-January, in a press conference in front of Target Corporation headquarters in downtown Minneapolis, over two dozen employees of retail cleaning companies that clean Target stores in the Twin Cities metro area announced OSHA complaints that were filed January 17th. The complaints allege that workers, who are employees of the cleaning contractors, are locked in the Target stores and must find a manager to unlock doors if there is a need to exit the building.
OSHA and NIOSH are joining together to inform employers and workers on safe work practices when using cleaning chemicals