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Without the use of chemicals, environmental services strives to protect health at one of the nation''s best children''s hospitals.
Seattle Children''s Hospital is a 250-bed facility specializing in meeting the physical, emotional and developmental needs of children.
Mitch Birchfield, director of environmental services, believes the hospital''s 100-year tradition of excellence should extend to the way the environment is cleaned and maintained.
Effective cleaning plays a significant role in preventing the spread of infection.
One of the seminars at a recent ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America trade show dealt with the transmission of infection in the workplace.
A knowledgeable speaker told attendees that Americans suffer from more than one billion colds each year, costing U.S. businesses nearly $17 billion annually in wages and lost worker productivity.