Items Tagged with 'germs'
Long-term care facilities function as both a healthcare facility and a home for their residents, meaning that the environment needs to be clean as well as disinfected.
An infection control plan becomes a guide to answer the basic questions of who, what, when, where, how and why.
Learn more about the presenters for our upcoming Infection Control Tips And Timesavers critical issue webcast.
Industry experts discussed the state of the public restroom and explored the cleaning challenges that these rooms offer.
Despite being a top priority, reducing bioburden in the restroom is a tough job in an already challenging environment.
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.
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.
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.
Reducing the spread of bacteria can be one of the biggest challenges that face the building and custodial service industry. Few places can impact this as much as the restroom.
Color coding, matting systems, hand washing and proper training can all contribute to an effective infection control program.