Category: Healthy Workplace

How Janitorial Services Create a Safer Workspace

As an employer, safety is always one of your foremost priorities. Keeping employees and customers safe isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s also important for your business. A safe workspace keeps employees productive, entices customers, and protects your business from potential litigation. Finding the right janitorial services for your business is a key … Continued

Meet the Bacteria in Your Office

The average office is teeming with all kinds of bacteria that are invisible to the naked eye. These bacteria often live in specific spaces: what those of us in the office cleaning industry refer to as germ hotspots. Typically, these hotspots are either high-touch spaces or areas with environmental conditions perfect for bacterial growth. The … Continued

How to Recover from a Health Code Violation

If you operate a restaurant, a health code violation is your worst nightmare — but it isn’t the end of the world. How you respond can make all the difference. With a quick, decisive, and informed action plan, you can limit the damage and position your restaurant for recovery. At Jan-Pro®, our restaurant cleaning experts … Continued

The Germiest Spot in Your Workplace? The Break Room Sponge

Believe it or not, the dirtiest place in your workplace isn’t in your bathrooms. In fact, its in your hands every time you clean up after lunch. That’s right, the dirtiest surface in your workplace is your break room’s dish sponge. With over 10 million bacteria per square inch, the average dish sponge is teeming with … Continued

Clean Your Screen: Dealing with Germs on Cell Phones

Despite their clean design, modern smartphones are pretty much as dirty as can be. How dirty? Try, eighteen-times-more-germs-than-a-toilet-seat dirty. That’s right, with over 25,000 bacteria per square inch, there are more germs on your cell phone than almost any other object you touch on a day to day basis. With the amount of time we … Continued

Increase Productivity: How to Organize Your Desk

No matter your field, it pays to have a tidy, organized work space. That’s especially true for office workers and other professionals who spend the bulk of their time behind a desk. But an organized desk doesn’t happen by magic, and it can be easy to put off re-organizing your workstation. So, put aside some … Continued

Benefits to Workplace Spring Cleaning

Spring is in the air, and that means workplace spring cleaning is just around the corner. As America’s trusted commercial cleaning vendors, the team at Jan-Pro knows how big of a difference spring cleaning makes in the modern workplace. Below, our commercial cleaning specialists have listed five of the most important benefits to proper spring … Continued

Commercial Cleaning Solutions to Workplace Bathroom Odors

Nobody likes a smelly bathroom. If your workplace is suffering from bathroom odors, it can have a negative effect on your business. Worker restrooms with foul smells can damage employee morale. For facilities with customer washrooms, a bad bathroom odor can leave a foul impression on visitors, doing damage to your bottom line. At Jan-Pro, … Continued

The 6 Worst Types of Employees for Workplace Hygiene

With over 25 years’ experience in janitorial services under our belts, the team at Jan-Pro has seen our fair share of workplace hygiene issues. Sometimes those issues stem from poor workplace design. Sometimes they’re the result of poor janitorial services. But many times, these issues start with workers who practice poor hygiene. Below, the janitorial … Continued

Office Cleaning Tips for the Break Room Fridge

When it comes to office cleaning, certain areas deserve extra attention. Next to your bathrooms, the break room in your office is the number one magnet for bacteria and other germs. One of the biggest problem areas in the break room is the office fridge. Between crumbs, spills, stains, and that expired yogurt no one … Continued