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Articles Tagged with ''health''

February 2014 Cover Story

The Future Of Infection Control

Studies prove hand hygiene importance while monitoring technology improves program compliance.

Infection control — though the concept sounds simple enough, it is actually a serious cleaning industry issue that includes a multitude of responsibilities.


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January 2014 Feature 2

Finding Freedom In Cleaning

How to achieve flexibility through both process and product.

Enslavement to misguided ideas such as “cleaning is for untaught workers” and “here are your keys training” is ending because cleaning is now known to be a measurable science, one with a rigor and accountability best expressed through ISSA’s Clean Standard and IEHA’s Integrated Cleaning and Measurement (ICM) programs.


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August 2013 Tackling Trouble Areas

Ensuring Proper Disposal Every Time

New innovations make disposing of sanitary napkins safer and easier than ever.

Improper disposal of feminine hygiene products can also pose a public health threat. While these products may indeed be sanitary when they are fresh out of the box, they can become a breeding ground for a variety of germs and bacteria after use.


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July 2013 Feature 5

A Guide To Environmental Cleaning

Purchasing environmentally-friendly cleaning products does not necessarily equate to a green policy, your staff needs to be properly trained as well.

Some cleaning agents are better for the environment than others, reducing the impact on local ecosystems and the health concerns of your staff. A green cleaning policy can help your business reduce its environmental impact and allow your team to develop safer, more effective ways of working.


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June 2013 Maintenance Matters

Ensure Worker Safety And Meet OSHA Regulations Using CMMS

CMMS can be called upon to automate preventative tasks, ensure worker safety.

Computer maintenance management systems (CMMS) have long been recognized for automating preventive maintenance tasks on operations equipment to improve asset uptime, performance, longevity, labor efficiency, capital expense reduction and more.


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June 2013 Contractor Success

The Affordable Care Act and Cleaning Businesses

ObamaCare is a reality; knowing how it will affect your business is imperative.

Cleaning industries are particularly affected by the Affordable Heathcare Act because there must be enough employees to service and clean accounts — this makes many businesses responsible for providing their employees with full healthcare.


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May 2013 Cover Feature

Jacks And Jills Of All Trades

An investment in education is an investment in people.

As cleaning’s importance and impact on health evolved, the professional JanSan industry elevated in status. With this attention and investment in interest now being paid to a once thought of mature industry — when thought of at all — a rejuvenation occurred.


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April 2013 Letters And Views

Letters To The Editor: April 2013

Insight from the JanSan industry.

Each month, we welcome readers to opine on the noteworthy — or even the trivial — aspects of their lives as JanSan professionals.


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