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Infection Control Case Studies

February 10, 2012
Infection Control Case Studies
Advanced Vapor Technologies LLC

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.

Kaivac Inc.

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.

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