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Instituting An Infection Control Program

Management suggestions and steps to help make a facility safer.
April 3, 2014

An infection control plan becomes a guide to answer the basic questions of who, what, when, where, how and why.


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Reassessing Your Campus Cleaning

Updating a school or university's program for a new year.
January 29, 2014

Risk assessment, hard floor care and litter prevention are all subjects that should be considered.


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January 2014 Feature 3

Prevention Proves Key During Cold And Flu Season

Vaccines and diligent hand hygiene are important measures to decrease the spread of infection.
January 7, 2014

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.


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October 2013 Feature 6

Hand Dryers And Restroom Design

How hand dryers can offer cleaners relief from common restroom issues.
December 9, 2013

The dirty truth for cleaning and maintenance professionals is that restrooms play a critical role in the public perception of cleanliness.


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November 2013 Cover Feature

Running Water, Soap And 20 Seconds

Simple steps to help cleaning operations prevent common illness outbreaks.
November 11, 2013

While there are no magic spells or effective ancient herbs, one important step every person can take to stop infection and prevent illness is actually quite simple: Wash your hands.


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October 2013 Feature 4

Danger In The Soap Dispenser

Bacteria and mold may be lurking where workers and clients least expect it.
October 7, 2013

A growing body of scientific evidence supports the idea that refillable bulk soap dispensers may be working against your efforts to create a clean and healthy building environment.


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The five top tips for infection control

May 15, 2013

Color coding, matting systems, hand washing and proper training can all contribute to an effective infection control program.


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Top Five Things To Consider In Infection Control

Are you looking in the right places to prevent disease outbreaks in your facility?
May 1, 2013
February 2013 Cleanthoughts

Resisting The Omnipresent Onslaught

Visual reminders that reinforce the significance of hygienically clean hands can help us all maintain good health and avoid the consequences.
February 7, 2013

We are taught from a very young age that clean hands are important; as children, we are instructed to wash them before eating, after visiting the restroom, following contact with sick individuals and any time they appear dirty.


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February 2013 Feature 5

Encouraging Hand Hygiene To Discourage Germs

When promoting handwashing and hand hygiene, product choices can be the deciding factor in the battle against workplace illness.
February 5, 2013

Handwashing is the single most effective means of preventing the spread of infection, and more than 20 studies show that, on average, good hand hygiene practices can reduce illness and absence rates and the associated costs by around 40 percent.


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