Since conventional cleaning products have been recognized as contributors to indoor air quality problems, creating healthy indoor spaces starts by limiting the introduction of unnecessary pollutants.
It's important that the disinfectant you choose kills the bacteria and viruses of greatest concern to public health, including norovirus, rhinovirus, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), rotavirus and influenza.
If our industry can create better processes and engage our teams to make a facility just five percent cleaner, then we can prevent thousands of infections each year and avoid preventable deaths.
Focusing on providing reduced-chemistry alternatives to cleaning such as aqueous ozone can help us become more sustainable as an industry and as a society at large.
Each month, we welcome readers to opine on the noteworthy — or even the trivial — aspects of their lives as JanSan professionals. The following is some of the correspondence we have received in recent weeks.
According to a recent Harris Interactive poll, as many as 94 percent of facility patrons are unwilling to return to an establishment if the restrooms are unsanitary; therefore, achieving a competitive edge begins with cleanliness.
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.
Your decision to outsource or become a subcontractor hinges on a balance of comfort and control versus savings from third-party efficiencies and economies of scale.