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Infection Control

CM/Spotlight: Infection Control

February 2014
February 1, 2014
February 2014 Feature 5

Beating Bacteria On Soft Surfaces

Regularly treating soft surfaces between launderings can help minimize infection risks.
February 1, 2014

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.
January 31, 2014

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.
January 31, 2014

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.
January 31, 2014

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


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January 2014 Feature 3

Prevention Proves Key During Cold And Flu Season

Vaccines and diligent hand hygiene are important measures to decrease the spread of infection.
January 7, 2014

It is this time of year that the public must be especially aware of the information provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Foundation of Infectious Diseases and other public health organizations and follow through on their suggestions.


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Cleaning With Colors

January 1, 2014

Nearly all industries benefit from using colors to clean, including medical centers, hotels, restaurants, schools, daycares and nursing homes.


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November 2013 Cover Feature

Running Water, Soap And 20 Seconds

Simple steps to help cleaning operations prevent common illness outbreaks.
November 11, 2013

While there are no magic spells or effective ancient herbs, one important step every person can take to stop infection and prevent illness is actually quite simple: Wash your hands.


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October 2013 Feature 5

Effective Steps To Stop Restroom Germs

Properly addressing factors that can make restrooms unsanitary.
October 7, 2013

Public restrooms have a reputation for being unsanitary, germy hotspots. This is because many people do not wash their hands properly and spread germs to highly-touched surfaces like sink faucets, door handles and paper towel dispensers.


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July 2013 Feature 3

Gauging Green Disinfection Methods For Healthcare

The best options for reducing or destroying undesirable microbes and ensuring safety in the healthcare environment.
July 3, 2013

Healthcare facilities across the nation continue to try to strike a balance between environmental disinfectants that are effective in reducing or destroying undesirable microbes, while ensuring patient and employee safety and protecting furnishings and surfaces.


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