When it comes to running a successful company, it’s important to have a clear understanding of commercial hygiene. Keeping your employees and customers protected from germs and bacteria translates into better business. From knowledge about products and chemicals, to understanding how they work, it is important to stay abreast of everything related to facility and workplace cleanliness. Here are some terms you need to know.
SDS US / SDS Canada – A Safety Data Sheet is a document required to accompany a hazardous chemical. It lists information relating to occupational safety and health for the use of various substances and products.
Pilferage / Paper Pilferage – A reduction in inventory caused by shoplifting, or petty thievery by employees.
Eco-friendly / Eco-Friendly paper products – Earth-friendly or not harmful to the environment. Eco-friendly refers to products that contribute to green living or practices that help conserve resources like energy and water.
Urinal Screens – a small plastic trap, placed above the urinal drain, that disinfects and reduces odors of restroom urinals.
Enzymatic – Relating to or involving a substance produced by a living organism which acts as a catalyst to bring about a specific biochemical.
Deodorizer – A substance used to absorb or eliminate offensive odors.
Concentrate – A substance made by removing water or other diluting agent.
Degreaser – A chemical product that dissolves water-insoluble substances such as grease and oil, from hard surfaces such as the floor, machines, or tools.