Modern tools and processes are helping to minimize cross contamination and malodor.
Color coding, matting systems, hand washing and proper training can all contribute to an effective infection control program.
In the beginning was the mop; in the middle was the mop; and, we still have the mop. The basic tools used to clean rooms, even hospital rooms, haven’t evolved a great deal over the past decades.
Questions about infection control; asked by you and answered by our experts.
Although odor problems can be prevalent in any area of a building, there are certain spots that tend to have more odor issues than others — primarily restrooms and break rooms.
When I cross the threshold and enter a public restroom, I am often appalled by what I see.
We are taught from a very young age that clean hands are important; as children, we are instructed to wash them before eating, after visiting the restroom, following contact with sick individuals and any time they appear dirty.
Less than 2013.
More than 2013.