WESTERVILLE, OH — The International Executive Housekeepers Association
(IEHA) will release the updated 2nd Edition of Infection Prevention for Dummies®
at ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America 2010
in Orlando, FL, November 9-12, according to a press release.
J. Darrel Hicks, REH, past president of IEHA and director of environmental services at St. Luke''s Hospital
in Chesterfield, MO, authored the 48-page pocket-sized handbook, sponsored by Cintas Corporation
, the release stated.
"Since infection prevention is such an integral part of the job for cleaning professionals, we felt it was important to release an updated version of the booklet to professionals in the cleaning industry and consumers alike," says Beth Risinger, chief executive officer (CEO) and executive director of IEHA.
"In addition, Integrated Cleaning and Measurement (ICM) is vital to the success of the cleaning industry, since measuring the cleanliness of facilities goes hand-in-hand with infection prevention — clean facilities are less prone to infectious outbreaks," Risinger added.