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Protecting Your Health After the Hurricane (Part 1)

In 1989, Hurricane Hugo, a powerful hurricane similar to those we have just experienced in Houston, Florida, and now Puerto Rico, hit the southeastern part of the United States. After the storm, coroners in South Carolina noted an upswing in the number of people suffering and dying from heart attacks. Two coroners reported that some […]

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Hurricane Clean Up Protective Gear to Wear (Part2)

When it comes to selecting protective gear, usually your first step is to identify the hazards that you may face and then choose clothing that can help protect you from those dangers. However, this first step is substantially simplified when cleaning up after a major storm. You must select gear that can protect you from […]

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Hurricane Cleaning Procedures and Solutions (Part 3)

Before cleaning a facility that has been involved in a flood incident, make sure the power has been turned off to the facility. An electrician may need to inspect the building and ensure it is safe before turning on power and beginning work in the building. From here, you must take the following critical steps. […]

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Articles by Ron Segura Published in CMM

Ron Segura is president of Segura Associates. His company works with organizations to streamline their cleaning and building operations as well as promote sustainability and healthier cleaning strategies. He can be reached at 21st Century Communication Tips Proactive communication is key in catering to customers October 4, 2017 Ron Segura The Green Cleaning Movement Goes […]

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What Not to Say and What to Say Instead

San Mateo, CA – When marketing our services or working with a current client, there are some words and phrases used, which may have been acceptable years ago, but are just not appropriate today. What happens is they can cause a conversation to make a wrong turn, and that is something we want to avoid. […]

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Recommendations for Ron Segura

Ron Segura is an encyclopedia of insight, best practices, and strategy in the maintenance services industry. It has always been a pleasure to work with Ron. His exposure runs the gamut from small family companies to large, robust organizations, providing insight and experience to help guide key decisions. He is well known and liked in […]

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Cleaning Open Space Offices

We all know that office design has changed quite a bit in the past decade. The traditional format, one person, one office, or maybe even a few people one office, is gone. Now we have large open areas where many people work together. Referred to as “open workspaces,” the concept started in tech settings as […]

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Just a Quick Update: Who is Ron Segura?

Ron Segura is founder and president of Segura & Associates, a janitorial consulting company based in the United States. He has more than 45 years of experience in all segments of the cleaning industry, with 10 of those years spent overseeing the cleaning of more than 4.5 million square feet for the Walt Disney Company. […]

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The Move to Sustainability

Many school districts around the country started adopting green cleaning strategies more than a decade ago, and many more are in the green pipeline. However, several school districts are now going beyond green cleaning. They are integrating sustainability into their operations and what they are finding is that green and sustainability, while they certainly complement […]

Category: Facilities Management, Green Cleaning, Jansan, Sustainability
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The 21st Century Customer

In the past few years, many banks have started sending email alerts, reminding us when a payment will be made or when a bill is due.  Similarly, many pharmacies now send alerts notifying us when a prescription is due for a refill or when it is awaiting pickup. Banks never did anything like this before, […]

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