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Articles Tagged with ''hygiene''

February 2013 Cleanthoughts

Resisting The Omnipresent Onslaught

Visual reminders that reinforce the significance of hygienically clean hands can help us all maintain good health and avoid the consequences.
February 7, 2013

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.


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February 2013 Infection Control Case Study: WillSpeed Technology LLC

The Next Generation In Infection Control Technology

In the relentless fight against pathogens, GermBloc antimicrobial products can provide a protective barrier and promote safe, hygienic cleaning and disinfecting.
February 6, 2013

This content was provided by WillSpeed Technology LLC as part of a paid advertisement. For more information, please contact WillSpeed Technology directly at (208) 608-8658 or www.WillSpeedTech.com/GermBloc.


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February 2013 Feature 5

Encouraging Hand Hygiene To Discourage Germs

When promoting handwashing and hand hygiene, product choices can be the deciding factor in the battle against workplace illness.
February 5, 2013

Handwashing is the single most effective means of preventing the spread of infection, and more than 20 studies show that, on average, good hand hygiene practices can reduce illness and absence rates and the associated costs by around 40 percent.


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February 2013 Feature 3

Tips To Fight HAIs In Any Facility

While traditionally found in healthcare settings, superbugs aren't a problem exclusive to medical facilities, nor should they be treated that way.
February 4, 2013

Traditionally healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are becoming community-acquired and have found their way into other public spaces, presenting challenges to cleaning professionals regardless of where they work.


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February 2013 Feature 2

Becoming A Certified Germ Killer

Having the right tools, the proper equipment and ample desire is not enough when lives are on the line; thorough training and continued education are major factors in the infection control equation.
February 4, 2013

While some companies and facilities have taken active steps to develop internal training and certification programs, there are several organizations that can provide effective curriculum resources and help educate workers.


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January 2013 A Clean Sweep

School Is In Session, So Are Germs

By taking the simple step of implementing a hygiene program, schools can significantly cut their risk of illness.
January 3, 2013

Healthy habits are usually learned at an early age and with their repeated success can be nurtured into adulthood, thus ensuring that the habit learned in childhood will continue to have a significant and lasting impact, not only on the individual, but on the health of those around them.


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CMM Online Exclusive

The Difficulty Of Keeping Restrooms Clean

Six tips to efficiently sanitize restrooms, the locations of top priority in commercial facilities.
November 19, 2012

Since restrooms can potentially harbor these bacteria and viruses, it is critical that they be cleaned regularly and correctly to maintain a clean appearance and remain odor-free.


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November 2012 Cover Story

Paper Towels Versus Hand Dryers

A predicament of personal preference for removing moisture from hands.
November 6, 2012

For the 71 percent of Americans that a recent survey from SCA Tissue says actually wash after using the restroom — not just the quick rinse-and-dash, that doesn’t count — a solution is needed for removing moisture from their hands.


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Infection Awareness Should Not Take A Summer Vacation

August 16, 2012
Germs and bacteria are workaholics, but don't let them outperform you.
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November 2010 Feature 3

Enhancing Health, Wellbeing And Facility Image

The availability of instant hand sanitizers can reinforce proper hand hygiene.
February 1, 2011

A study by the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) revealed that 46 percent of hand washers don't wash long enough — not even close.


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