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March 2013 Feature 5

Circumspectly Creating A Culture Of Safety

Even more important than who, what, where and when, education on the why of safety training can make or break your efforts.
John Poole, Jr.
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Regardless of the excuses or rebuttals, the long and short of it is that we must train for safety.


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Tips For Preventing Superbugs

From hospitals to long-term care facilities, healthcare professionals are finding that healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are becoming more resistant and harder to kill.
Kim LaFreniere Ph.D.
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Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), such as (Clostridium difficile) (C. diff), norovirus and even carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (CRKP), are becoming increasingly more resistant to traditional treatments and harder to kill.


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February 2013 Fact-based Management

A Synergistic Strategy For Success

Cleaning for health while simultaneously enhancing appearances is possible with a performance-based strategy that minimizes harm.
Vince Elliott
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We must recognize the balance of risks and rewards from the chemical mixtures we adopt and form a hierarchy of toxicity to weigh the pros and cons.


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February 2013 Infection Control Case Study: Advanced Vapor Technologies LLC

High-performance Cleaning And Disinfecting Without Chemicals

Following an evaluation of their proprietary dry steam vapor system, IEHA gives Advanced Vapor Technologies a thumbs-up.
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January 2013 Fact-based Management

Fully Toxic-free, Chemical-free Technologies

The conclusion of a three-part series exploring the idea of a least harmful cleaning model.
Vince Elliott
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We must seriously consider the use of transitional, enabled and fully chemical-free technologies to meet our need for professional appearance, occupant safety and ecosystem health.


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January 2013 Tackling Trouble Areas

The Complementary Nature Of Cleaners And Coatings

The challenge in formulating cost-effective hard surface cleaners to match modern floor substrates and finishes.
Theodore Tysak Ph.D.
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As it relates to detergent cleaning compositions, commercial floor care presents one of the more challenging cleaning tasks: Balancing the need for strong cleaners while not harming floor coating compositions.


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January 2013 Product Showcase

Carpet Care Product Showcase

There are certain protocols facilities managers can put into place to keep these variables from prematurely wearing or damaging carpeting.
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After carpet has been selected as the flooring surface in a facility, cleaning staffs need to contemplate several factors to maximize the useful life of the carpet.


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January 2013 Feature 5

The Hidden Hazards Of Cleaning Residues

Whether seen or unseen, residues left behind by many of today's cleaning chemicals actually pose health and safety risks to building occupants.
Sam Cooper
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When was the last time you thought about the residue from cleaning chemicals and the possible effect it may have on you, your facility and its occupants?


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Insights From Restroom Care Experts

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Drawing on insights from the recent webinar "A Guide To Clean And Odor-Free Restrooms," our expert panelists explain that malodors are the nature of restrooms, and consistent, thorough cleaning that completely removes microorganisms is the only resolution.


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