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cleaning products supplier

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

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cross contamination in pharmaceutical industry

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,

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rfid tag technology nu trak app

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,

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washroom cleaning supplies

How to Keep Your Washroom Supplies Stocked

With flu season upon us and COVID-19 still breathing down our backs, businesses are investing in washroom 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

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uniform rental and cleaning services

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

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iso certification canada

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

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uniform program management

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

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washroom supplies

How to Keep Your Facility Compliant

You need to keep your business’ washroom 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

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northern uniform p.a.s.s. industrial program

Northern Uniform’s P.A.S.S. | Industrial 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. | Industrial Program, exclusive to Northern Uniform.  What

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why wear high visibility clothing

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

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logistics uniform rental

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

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mining safety apparel checklist

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

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northern uniform company story

Our Company Story: 100+ Years in the Making

Despite all of the new and exciting things we’ve been doing here at Northern, we still remember where, why, and how we started.  The story of Northern Uniform as not only a proudly Canadian company, but as a family, drives our team each and every day to deliver the best

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food safety uniforms

Why We’re a Leader in Food Safety Uniforms

When it comes to food safety, you need food processing uniforms that not only look good, but keep your employees safe and clean while reducing the risk of cross-contamination in the food supply. Being in business for over 120 years, Northern Uniform not only understands the importance of eliminating cross

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uniforms for your business

5+ Ways Uniforms Can Benefit Your Business

When you’re going through a uniform rental company, you may think that uniforms are just there to identify your employees and your business. While that’s certainly one benefit, there are several other ways uniforms can benefit your business.  Below, we outline the 5+ versatile ways a uniform rental program can

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new uniform program

New Year, New Uniform Program

We’re already a month into 2022, and we’ve got high hopes for what’s to come! Whether you’re looking to switch from your current uniform provider, or looking to start the uniform rental process, Northern Uniform is here for you.  With over 120 years of experience servicing Ontario, here’s why you

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mat rental

The Top 5+ Benefits of a Mat Rental Program

Whether you realize it or not, there are many benefits of a mat rental program for your business, no matter the industry.  That’s why along with uniforms, we realize that mats are paramount to the smooth operation of your business. With over 120 years of experience servicing a variety of

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switching uniform providers

Switching Uniform Providers is Hassle Free When You Go Northern

Is your company facing any of the following issues with your current uniform rental provider? Incomplete deliveries Poor customer service Can’t understand your invoice Repairs are not getting done Employees are running out of their uniforms or supplies We know the thought of switching uniform providers can be overwhelming, so

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local uniform supplier

The Benefits of a Local Uniform Supplier

We know that you have a lot of options when it comes to choosing a uniform provider. But there’s only one that is proudly Canadian, family owned, local uniform supplier that services most of Ontario. For more than 120 years, Northern Uniform has been serving businesses throughout Ontario with high

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