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February 2013 Facility Focus

Cleanliness Equates To Fewer Sick Days

There is an undoubted connection between the cleanliness of an indoor environment, the health of occupants inhabiting the space and the productivity of the workforce therein.

Besides a person’s health, the cleanliness of a work environment has a direct effect on employee morale, productivity and attendance.


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February 2013 Cover Story

Combating A Norovirus Outbreak

More advantageous than just helping control an epidemic, regimented hygiene can help in keeping norovirus out of your facilities and away from your staffs and building occupants.

Although the symptoms of norovirus often mimic those of a cold or the flu, the potential hazards of the bug should not be taken lightly.


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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.

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.

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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ICAN/ATEX: How can I remove odors from a freezer?

February 2013 Feature 4

Cleaning Up Some Disinfection Myths

Highlighting the truth about multipurpose products for simultaneous soil removal and germ deactivation.

Recent studies have shown that there continues to be significant confusion about whether you can both clean and disinfect at the same time and the correct processes and procedures for doing so.


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ICAN/ATEX: Are there guidelines for the number of hours required to complete residential cleaning?

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CMM Online Exclusive

The Problem-solving Power Of Pressure Washers

Nine ways power washing can increase curb appeal, boost the value of your property and help maintain facility cleanliness.

The experts at Ultimate Washer Inc. offer the following nine-point list of ways a portable pressure washer can help solve common cleaning problems both indoors and out.


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