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The Right Work For Healthy Buildings

For infection control to be effective, workers must use the correct tools and follow guidelines.

For cleaning workers to have a significant impact on reducing the spread of infection, it is important that they use the right tools and follow some simple but specific guidelines.


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February 2014 Feature 3

Frankensteinian Pathogens And Disinfecting Resistance

As bacteria becomes resistant to disinfectants, it can also become resistant to the antibiotics typically used to treat people infected by the pathogen.

On January 6, 2014, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) discovered 44 cases of a strain of bacteria called carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae, or CRE, in northeast Illinois.


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February 2014 Cleanthoughts

Leveraging expertise to maximize communal awareness of your services

Cleaners can benefit while also helping the community.

Cleaners can benefit while also helping the community.


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February 2014 Feature 2

A Better Way To Clean

How microfiber cleaning products help get the job done faster and safer.

Microfiber cleaning solutions include high-performance dust and wet mop pads, surface cleaning tools, hardware and mopping systems.


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The Science Of Disinfectants

Why they work and what you should know to maximize their effectiveness.


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CM/Spotlight: Infection Control

February 2014
February 2014 Feature 5

Beating Bacteria On Soft Surfaces

Regularly treating soft surfaces between launderings can help minimize infection risks.

Many types of potentially harmful bacteria can survive on soft surfaces including MRSA, VRE and influenza.


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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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February 2014 A Clean Sweep

It's Better If You Don’t

Workers may be tempted to go into work even when they are sick, but by staying home, they’re doing everyone else a favor.

As the seasons change from summer to fall, and with winter now in full swing, something else is knocking down the door of offices, schools and businesses everywhere: Cold and flu season.


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February 2014 Feature 4

Key Considerations For A Hygienic Restroom

The actual cleanliness of your restroom can go beyond what is visible on the surface.

Contaminants that harbor on human skin can be transferred to water faucets, soap dispensers, paper towel dispensers and trash cans.


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