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Infection possibly spread through water

July 15, 2014

Federal health officials are focusing on water as the possible source of the bacteria that infected 15 patients at Greenville Memorial Hospital.


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From the issue: Maintaining A Low Slip And Fall Factor

July 15, 2014

When a maintenance contractor signs with a company, the contract typically includes language naming the contractor as the party responsible for maintaining safe, hazard-free premises.


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Custodian makes dolls out of recycled trash

July 14, 2014

Made of tin-can body and plastic bottle arms, Blanche, named for "The Golden Girls" character,is just one of several recycled art dolls that University of Louisiana at Lafayette custodian James Gallien, 50, has created from items thrown away by students and staff at the university.


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University teams work toward eliminating norovirus

July 14, 2014

A research team of more than 30 collaborators from academia, industry and government are studying the human noroviruses funded by a $25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s NIFA.


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SEIU janitors call for reinstatement

July 14, 2014

Union janitors are calling for reinstatement of 10 people whose jobs were eliminated when UPMC ended a janitorial contract at a neighboring building.


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Robots enlisted in fight against infections

July 14, 2014

After beds are stripped and Milford Regional Medical Center employees have wiped down and disinfected all the surfaces they can reach, they turn the job over to Rosie and WALL-E.


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Franciscan St. Francis Health first in-house hospital to achieve CIMS-GB certification

July 11, 2014

Franciscan St. Francis Health has successfully completed certification to the ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) and CIMS-Green Building (CIMS-GB)criteria with Honors.


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NYC comptroller: Schools failed in custodial supply bidding

July 11, 2014

Comptroller Scott Stringer has found that the city school system could not prove it sought competitive bids for a more than $80 million custodial-supply contract, then failed to monitor whether it was overpaying for things like mops and cleaners.


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Company is ordered to pay in health insurance case

July 11, 2014

GMG Janitorial Inc. has been ordered to pay a total of $1.34 million to 275 current and former employees, many of them Latino immigrants, under a judgment that was finalized Monday.


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From the issue: Behind-the-scenes In Sochi And London

July 11, 2014

Cleaning up after more than 5 million people, caring for more than 2 million square feet of surfaces and washing more than 30,000 linens each and every day.


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