We’ve all experienced stress on the job, but when it starts becoming the norm, you may be entering the burnout zone. Whether you’re an employee assessing your current work situation or a manager trying to combat worker burnout, we have some helpful signs to be aware of.
The first day of winter is officially Dec. 21, but depending on what area of the country you’re in, the slush, snow and ice may be greeting you sooner. Make this the year you get ahead of the weather with indoor and outdoor floor mats and mops to help keep up appearances and safety.
As we approach a seasonal shift, it’s important to make sure your business is in order. Much like spring cleaning, fall can be a perfect time to prep for what’s ahead. Consider this list a good starting point for preparing your operations, employees and facility for fall and winter.
Effective inventory management ensures the right products are available for workers to do their job and serve your guests, while optimizing cost efficiencies. But managing inventory is not always an easy task, and your time is better spent on serving your customers.
If your business relies on linens or towels then you know how crucial it is to always maintain a clean, fresh supply. With a comprehensive, fully managed service programs, you never have to worry about getting caught with dirty linens or towels.
As the temperatures start rising so does the potential for heat stress on the job. Let’s review how heat-related illnesses can present themselves, as well as how employers can prepare their teams for summer work and keep productivity on track.
Hand towels. Bath tissue. No matter what type of business you’re in, you can’t function without these essentials. And if you’ve ever run out, you know it can make for unpleasant guests. Instead of worrying if you have enough bath tissue to get you through dinner service or a busy Saturday afternoon (or worse, running to the big box store), allow yourself to focus on other crucial aspects of your business.
Whether you are commuting to and from your job or spending a majority of your work hours in a vehicle, road safety should not be overlooked. Let’s explore why safe driving should be among the top focuses of your company’s safety program.
At Canadian Linen, we pride ourselves on our commitment to safety. We have an ongoing focus of protecting our employees, company, customers and communities. We’re sharing our approach to our safety culture within our branches and plants.
Benefits of Choosing Industrial Laundry for Your Textiles
You know staff needs, customer retention and price margins. You don’t have time to worry about properly cleaned textiles, which is why outsourcing this responsibility to an expert makes perfect business sense. Let’s dig into the many benefits of choosing an industrial laundry provider.
It’s important to know what you’re getting into before signing a uniform and linen service agreement or renewal. Regardless of the vendor, make sure the following procedures are in writing, clearly defined and explained. And always read the fine print.
As a fourth-generation family owner, Andrew Steiner has been part of the uniform and linen business long before he could say the word “laundry.” We recently sat down with Andrew to talk about his experiences with Canadian Linen and AmeriPride as a family member, intern and employee.
As a business owner or manager, the more you can separate yourself from the competition, the better. While the advantages of customizing your uniforms with an embroidered logo are numerous, we’re breaking down the top five benefits.
When it comes to uniforms, fit and size are not the same thing. Size is your actual measurement (think waist, inseam, neck, etc.). Fit is more about the shape and cut of the garment. There’s Modern Fit, Slim Fit, Classic Fit and many others. You need to consider both when ordering garments.
Don’t let promises of “lower prices” rule your uniform program decisions. Instead of uniform price, think uniform value. Now you have more innovative fabrics, specialized fits and enhanced functionality than ever that can help you optimize employee safety, productivity and brand reputation.
How many times have you guessed at your size when ordering a shirt or jeans online? Sometimes it works out and other times it ends up in the return pile. With uniforms, it is too important to leave it up to guessing.
When you trust a company to launder and deliver your uniforms and linens, you want to be assured that they are using best practices throughout the process. One way to quantify this commitment is through the Textile Rental Service Association’s (TRSA) Clean Green designation.
According to the the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, more than 44,000 workers are injured annually due to fall accidents. The good news is there are steps you can take to help prevent these types of accidents from happening.