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Shining a spotlight on infection control

From hand hygiene programs to touchpoint cleaning, we explore a number of today's important infection control issues.


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February 2014 Feature 3

Frankensteinian Pathogens And Disinfecting Resistance

As bacteria becomes resistant to disinfectants, it can also become resistant to the antibiotics typically used to treat people infected by the pathogen.

On January 6, 2014, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) discovered 44 cases of a strain of bacteria called carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae, or CRE, in northeast Illinois.


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The importance of sanitizing textiles and disinfecting hard surfaces

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.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: What is the difference between sanitizing and cleaning a food prep area?

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HFI supports 'Green Cleaning, Sanitizing and Disinfecting Toolkit'

The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) Educational Center and Website is actively supporting the dissemination of "Green Cleaning, Sanitizing and Disinfecting: A Toolkit for Early Care and Education."


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October 2013 Feature 5

Effective Steps To Stop Restroom Germs

Properly addressing factors that can make restrooms unsanitary.

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.


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October 2013 Feature 3

Restrooms As Hygiene War Rooms?

Winning the fight against bacteria.

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.


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May 2013 Facility Focus

Reducing HVAC Coil Cleaning Costs and Improving IAQ with Ultraviolet Lamps

The potential of using UVGI cannot be understated.

Installing ultraviolet germicidal irradiation (UVGI) on air conditioning coils can save a maintenance department budget up to tens of thousands of dollars annually.


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Infection Control Q&A: How long do germs live on surfaces after being exposed to the air?

Questions about infection control; asked by you and answered by our experts.


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March 2013 Products And Services

Hand Hygiene

Symmetry
Symmetry is an innovative hand hygiene line created by highly qualified formulation chemists through extensive research, development and quality control.
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