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Infection Control

January 2013 A Clean Sweep

School Is In Session, So Are Germs

By taking the simple step of implementing a hygiene program, schools can significantly cut their risk of illness.

Healthy habits are usually learned at an early age and with their repeated success can be nurtured into adulthood, thus ensuring that the habit learned in childhood will continue to have a significant and lasting impact, not only on the individual, but on the health of those around them.


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December 2012 Contractor Success

Saving Lives — One Clean Surface At A Time

Adopting a checklist mentality and stressing the importance of process improvement makes for cleaner, healthier spaces.

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.


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Introducing Eugene Hammer: Certified sanitology consultant

Kimberly-Clark has introduced a new video series designed to tackle — literally — the spread of cold and flu germs and to facilitate good hygiene habits among co-workers.


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November 2012 Feature 6

A Colony Of Microscopic Workhorses

Bioenzymatic cleaners are agricultural facilitators of clean, hygienic surfaces.

Facilities that are cleaned using environmentally preferable products are also becoming more sustainable, ensuring that natural resources are used as efficiently as possible.


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2012 ISSA/INTERCLEAN Exhibitor Profile

More Now Than Ever Before, Health Is In Your Hands

Cascades Tissue Group

At the 2012 ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America trade show in Chicago, Cascades will feature their award-winning Antibacterial Paper Towels. Read about how they eliminate 99.9 percent of residual bacteria here and then visit booth 3618 to learn more.


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2012 ISSA/INTERCLEAN Exhibitor Profile

Targeting The Growing Concern Over Cross-contamination

Continental Commercial Products LLC

At the 2012 ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America trade show in Chicago, Continental Commercial Products will detail their new color-coded cleaning program. Read about how color-coding can reduce cross-contamination here and then visit booth 2025 to learn more.


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What's The Difference?

Bleach and disinfectants have distinct dissimilarities and certainly do not mix.
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CMM Online Exclusive

Handwashing: Then And Now

It's common knowledge that regular handwashing is an essential component to good overall health.
Picture this: You and one of your co-workers are exiting a restroom stall at the exact same time. As usual, you head over to the sink and start lathering up, while your counterpart walks shamelessly toward the door.
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Preventing Legionella By Controlling Scale

Legionnaires' disease acquired its name in 1976 when an outbreak of pneumonia occurred among persons attending a convention of the American Legion in Philadelphia.

Scale buildup in water systems promotes the growth of biofilms and creates a breeding ground for harmful bacteria like Legionella pneumophila (L. pneumophila), the fundamental agent of Legionnaires' disease.


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The Unseen Filth

A deeper look into biofilms and cleaning tactics.
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