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The Ultimate Warehouse Spring Cleaning Checklist
Believe it or not, spring cleaning isn’t just for homeowners. With spring now here, it’s now time to do some heavy cleaning throughout your warehouse. A clean workplace can help motivate your employees and bring potential new customers inside. It also eliminates the risk of sickness among your staff leading
How Floor Mats Can Reduce Workers’ Compensation Claims and Increase Employee Productivity
Want to know how to reduce workers’ compensation claims? Injuries in the workplace aren’t always associated with a specific incident. Musculoskeletal injuries occur over time and are a rising concern. Being prepared to deal with all types of workplace injuries is important, but it’s even more beneficial to know how
Are You Protecting Your Floors This Winter?
Winter can be messy. Tracking snow and salt onto the floors of your business can be a hassle to clean up, and can even ruin your floors. Floor protection mats or better yet, a commercial floor mat rental program, could be a saving grace you’ll be thankful for. Below, we
Our Hygienic Workwear Laundering Process Explained
At Northern Uniform, our utmost priority is making sure our clients are satisfied. One way we do this is by enforcing the best possible laundering process to make sure your uniforms are safely picked up, thoroughly washed and sanitized, and packaged for delivery. Keep reading to learn how we execute
Stay With Northern Uniform in 2023 (and Beyond!)
Want to switch uniform providers for your business? What makes Northern Uniform great is that our service doesn’t make noise. We work hard to make sure your uniforms are delivered on time, properly cleaned, and thoroughly maintained. When there is a repair or change, we take care of it. That’s
It’s Time to Consider Your Office Employees’ Workwear
Dress codes in the workplace allow employers to set expectations about the image the company wants to portray. A dress code can be formal, informal, or workwear provided by corporate uniform suppliers. While employees are usually the “face” of the company, it’s important to establish a dress and appearance policy
Your Employees Need Branded Outerwear: Here’s Why
Outerwear is known to provide warmth, visibility, and comfort during Canada’s harshest conditions. But, did you also know that they can also represent your business? Imagine if all of your employee’s outerwear included your company’s logo and colors. Not only will your workers be safe and comfortable, they’ll also showcase
Facility Services and Their Role in Workplace Safety
It’s more than having a cleaning products supplier; facility services are defined as any rituals focused on the delivery of logistics and other support services in a workplace. This includes several disciplines to ensure, “functionality, comfort, safety and efficiency of the environment by integrating people, process and technology,” as described
How To Prevent Cross Contamination in the Pharmaceutical Industry
As you’re probably aware, maintaining high standards in the pharmaceutical industry is key in preventing cross-contamination. This is a major concern within the pharma manufacturing industry, particularly for products produced at multi-product or shared facilities, such as contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs). Since it can easily compromise the safety of patients,
Everything You Need to Know About Our Nu-Trak App
Thanks to advancements in RFID tag technology, we’ve launched NU-Trak, a full-service uniform management app for our customers! Now, all from one app, you can… Request repairs, size changes, and replacements, receive text notifications when requested services are received, send a message to request a management visit, and more. Below,
How to Keep Your Restroom Supplies Stocked
With flu season upon us and COVID-19 still breathing down our backs, businesses are investing in restroom cleaning supplies now more than ever. So, what can you do to make sure your customers (and employees) don’t get sick? Keep Up-to-Date on Seasonal Health Issues Flu season is a guarantee every
Why Northern? Uniforms Across Industry Lines
As a trusted Canadian company for well over a century, it’s clear that making sure our customers are happy with the service we provide is important to us. We work with you directly to make sure you’re satisfied with your experience. Northern Uniform offers customized uniform rental programs to fit
ISO 22000 & ISO 9001: What Do These Certifications Mean?
Northern Uniform is registered to both ISO 22000:2018 Food Safety Management and ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems. While we’re proud of it, you’re probably wondering, “that’s great and all, but what does it mean? How do these certifications benefit my business?” Below, we delve into what each certification entails, how
Managing Your Uniform Program Is Our Job, Not Yours!
With the summer season here, your company should worry less about uniform program management and more about relaxing as much as possible. Let us take the stress off your business when it comes to managing your uniform rental or facility services program—we have all of the resources and tools to
Enhanced Visibility vs. High Visibility Garments: What’s the Difference?
Hi vis apparel is essential for any mining, construction, or manufacturing worker. These garments, which are reflective and often flame-resistant, come in a variety of pants, coveralls, shirts, bibs, and more. Depending on the industry, the regulations and standards may vary. Below, we outline the key differences between enhanced visibility
How to Keep Your Facility Compliant
You need to keep your business’ restroom supplies safe, clean, and stocked to ensure your facility’s compliance with the standards and regulations of your industry. With Northern Uniform’s facility services like mat rental, mop rental, restroom supplies and towel rental, you never have to worry about having the right equipment
Northern Uniform’s P.A.S.S. Program Explained
Here at Northern Uniform, we pride ourselves on our long history of providing our customers with the safest uniform rental program available. We also realize that this can be a huge upfront expense for businesses. That is why we developed the P.A.S.S. Program, exclusive to Northern Uniform. What is P.A.S.S.?
The 3 Key Benefits of High Visibility Workwear
Why wear high visibility clothing? Workplace hazards are an unfortunate part of many high-risk industries, such as mining, roadwork and construction. That’s why high visibility workwear is relied on by many across Canada, so that both businesses and employees remain safe each and every day. We outline the top 3
All About Northern’s Logistics Uniform Rental Program
In the transportation industry, your employees are always on the move, so they need a logistics uniform rental program they can rely on. Whether they’re loading trucks at the warehouse or working face-to-face delivering to customers, their uniforms should be durable, breathable, and high-quality. We understand that your drivers and
Your Ultimate Checklist for Mining Safety Apparel
A mining safety apparel checklist is imperative for your mining business. Miners are regularly exposed to harsh conditions, such as extreme temperatures, poor visibility and more. That’s why here at Northern Uniform, we understand the importance of keeping your employees safe on the job and highly-visible. Below, we outline a