Category Archives: Safety

ESCFederal Teams Stand Houston Strong, Prepare for Irma

We always say that people are the heart of our company, driving our passion, our performance, and our commitment to our clients. Never has this been more true than during Hurricane Harvey in Houston. Our team members in Houston truly … Continue reading

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Benefits of Commercial Pressure Washing for Parking Garages

A parking garage is often the first and last impression of your facility. Today’s commercial pressure washing will remove the grease and grime to help make your exterior parking garages, parking lots, sidewalks and entryways as inviting as your interior. … Continue reading

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Norovirus – Disinfecting Alone is not Enough

The colder, winter months are peak season for influenza and norovirus, which is often mistaken for the stomach flu, leading to vicious bouts of cramping, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. The CDC estimates that each year norovirus causes 19 to 21 … Continue reading

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3 New Year’s Resolutions for Facility Managers

Here are a three New Year’s tips to help your facilities look their best, streamline your budget and improve your operational health. 1. Take a Walk Inspection checklists and quality assurance reports are critical tools to prevent injuries, record hazards … Continue reading

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Do you know who is cleaning your building?

Do you really know who is cleaning your building at night? You may never get the chance to see or interact with your night time janitorial team. So how can you be assured that the people servicing your building are … Continue reading

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National Reach. Local Touch.

We often talk about our national reach, local touch. But what does that really mean? It means that ESC and FBS are one family of companies with a relentless passion for being customer-focused. We offer janitorial and facility maintenance services … Continue reading

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Summer is Coming! 10 Tips for Spring Cleaning

While it may feel like summer on the West Coast and winter on the East Coast, spring is here! During the cold weather months, the elements have taken a toll on your facilities, inside and out. Now is the time … Continue reading

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Seasonal Allergies in the Workplace

More than 6 million work and school days were lost due to allergies, costing more than $17.5 billion, according to 2010 research from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America. In a commercial setting, indoor allergens can affect employee health … Continue reading

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It’s the Most Germ-Filled Season of the Year

It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s also one of the most germ-filled. The Christmas holiday attracts some of the biggest crowds at shopping malls and shopping centers. These holiday shoppers are bringing more than … Continue reading

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Workplace Safety – It’s all about the Benjamins!

It was Benjamin Franklin who famously said “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” This is especially true when it comes to safety in the janitorial industry. Workers regularly handle harsh chemicals and are exposed to a … Continue reading

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