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From hospitals to long-term care facilities, healthcare professionals are finding that healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are becoming more resistant and harder to kill.
February 7, 2013
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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It is time to stop putting the proverbial cart before the horse if we are to consistently achieve healthy cleaning outcomes.
February 5, 2013
Why is it that we focus on cleaning for appearance — how things look and smell — and then complain that our industry and profession gets no respect?
February 2013 Feature 2
Having the right tools, the proper equipment and ample desire is not enough when lives are on the line; thorough training and continued education are major factors in the infection control equation.
February 4, 2013
While some companies and facilities have taken active steps to develop internal training and certification programs, there are several organizations that can provide effective curriculum resources and help educate workers.
February 2013 Feature 4
Highlighting the truth about multipurpose products for simultaneous soil removal and germ deactivation.
February 2, 2013
Recent studies have shown that there continues to be significant confusion about whether you can both clean and disinfect at the same time and the correct processes and procedures for doing so.
January 2013 Raising Standards
Finding a place for measurement technology in your organization's management system.
January 9, 2013
Some cleaning organizations may see the value in using ATP-based monitoring systems to detect and measure ATP on surfaces as a method of ensuring facilities are being cleaned properly.
November 2012 Tackling Trouble Areas
These 10 tips will keep your restrooms clean and your image sparkling.
January 3, 2013
Keeping a public restroom clean is no easy challenge. And, since a dirty restroom is the quickest way to flush your image down the toilet, these 10 tips will help keep your restrooms clean and sparkling.
January 2013 Cover Story
Soil removal over time is a cleaning performance indicator that examines actual soil removal in a given period to realistically define productivity.
January 1, 2013
Since labor is the number one investment we make in cleaning, we ought to know what we are accomplishing during that time. After all, time is money, and labor is the real currency of cleaning.
December 2012 Products And Services
Buckeye International Inc.
December 5, 2012
December 2012 Maintenance Matters
When it comes to increasing cleanliness and reducing slip-and-fall incidents, an ounce of prevention beats a pound of cure.
December 3, 2012
When it comes to soils, commercial kitchens and foodservice areas are some of the most challenging environments with which to deal.
December 2012 Feature 2
Creating a clutter-free workplace allows custodial professionals to more easily perform the jobs for which they were hired.
November 30, 2012
In workplaces of all types, clutter slowly creeps in and makes it more difficult for cleaning crews to perform the tasks for which they were contracted to complete.