Nichols Blogs

Absenteeism… Understanding the Impact on both Your Students and Your Schools

Student absenteeism is a huge problem in the U.S. Not only does missing school have a significant impact on the future success of the students who are absent, it also affects all stakeholders within the district by impacting the school’s bottom-line. In this blog we’re going to look at information from studies and sites that [Read More…]

Swine Flu, SARS, Coronavirus, Influenza A&B … Oh My!

We’ve had Swine Flu, Bird/Avian Flu, SARS, Zika and Ebola and unless you avoid the media completely, you’ve probably heard about the latest virus to hit headline…the Coronavirus. There have been five confirmed cases in the United States, more than 100 deaths in China and more than 4,500 others infected worldwide. We all need to [Read More…]

Avoiding Injuries in the Workplace

Hazards are present in every single workplace. However, they are most prevalent in industrial settings. These range from falling objects to loud noises, chemical exposure and flying sparks. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers to protect all employees from any hazard in the workplace that can cause an injury. Did you know [Read More…]

Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day

On this Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day, we want to celebrate the world’s creativity when it comes to using bubble wrap. Let’s start by finding out about how bubble wrap exists in the first place. In 1957, Alfred Fielding and Marc Chavannes attempted to create a textured wallpaper that didn’t have the “pop” that they had [Read More…]

Latest Updates Products for Novel Coronavirus

Updated 2/6/2020 We are all hearing more and more about the emerging threat of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) in the US. According to the CDC the virus is typically spread from person-to-person. However it is also spread from touching a surface contaminated with the virus. In summary, the basic health safety rules apply here. [Read More…]

Clean-in-Place vs. Clean-out-of-Place

It’s all about that perfect combination … keep expenses low, but don’t compromise on cleanliness. This is true for any industry, but especially in the food processing industry where contamination can cause recalls and compromise your reputation. Typically, equipment in a food processing facility is either cleaned-in-place or cleaned-out-of-place. Both methods enhance the ability of [Read More…]

Superior Grease-Fighting Power with P&G

Procter & Gamble and Nichols are teaming up to give YOU a rebate check with a minimum five case purchase! Be one of the first 30 customers and we will match this rebate for up to an extra $200! Mix-and-match at least five cases from these amazing brands to get your rebate: Dawn Spic and [Read More…]

Back-to-School and Back with the Flu?

  Now that the Holiday Season is behind us, Back-to-School season is in full swing. With school doors opening and students flooding the halls, it’s time again to maintain a clean and safe school building. Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) understands that the priorities of higher education include student expectations, retaining workers, and campus image. RCP [Read More…]

Happy New Year from Nichols!

Wow … 2020! Are you ready for the New Year? I’m not sure about you, but 2019 seemed to fly by for me. Not just the year though, really the whole decade (plus more) flew by. It seems like just yesterday we were wondering if we were all going to lose power with the new [Read More…]

The Nichols Team wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

You may have heard this once or twice already – but it IS the most wonderful time of the year! The Holiday Season always gets here in a blink of an eye. Once November is here, everyone is busy wrapping up their Thanksgiving plans and moving onto Christmas shopping and finding time to do everything [Read More…]