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.
When you think of biofilm — think of slime. Although that may conjure an unpleasant picture, biofilms are unpleasant problems resulting from poor cleaning.
Two humans can have wildly different bacteria living on their skin, and a study tested whether this bacteria could be recovered from keyboards and computer mice.
Many types of potentially harmful bacteria can survive on soft surfaces including MRSA, VRE and influenza.
The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) is pleased to share answers to the following healthcare-related questions posed by a visitor to The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) site.
IEHA is pleased to make available "Getting Started with Integrated Cleaning and Measurement™ – ICM: ATP Edition," a how-to guide to measuring cleaning success in an easy-to-read pocket edition.
Most of us now know that the focus of the professional cleaning industry is protecting human health. Nowhere is this more important than in the cleaning and maintenance of public restrooms.
The question our clients ask more frequently than any other question is, “What is the definition of clean?”
As I travel the country performing third-party certification audits, I see the best of the best operations and organizations.
Cleaning professionals need to take precautions to help control the spread of the influenza virus, norovirus and other pathogens in their facilities.