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Cross-Contamination

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November 26, 2018 Tim Conn

Bidding a Medical Facility

Business and Management

Medical facilities vary in their specific needs. Consider training resources, cleaning products, and required equipment when making a bid.

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November 20, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

EVS Is the First Defense in Infection Control

Infection Control

By following standardized cleaning standards, environmental services workers can provide the best defense in protecting patients from HAIs.

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October 16, 2018 Riley Quinn Doherty

The Great Debate: Paper Towels vs. Hand Dryers

Products

Although it seems simple, hand drying is not as simple as it sounds. When considering which drying method to install into your facility’s restrooms, here’s what you should consider.

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October 8, 2018 Amy Phare

Clean by Design: How to Keep a Cleanroom Contaminate-Free

Facility Management

Cleanrooms keep contaminants out and potentially hazardous materials in. Learn how they do it and how to keep them operating effectively.

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CMM 2018 Restroom Care Webinar: Your Most Pressing Questions Answered
September 27, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

CMM 2018 Restroom Care Webinar: Your Most Pressing Questions Answered

Restrooms

This webinar took questions submitted by listeners and addressed them headfirst during this one-hour webinar. Download now to have your most pressing restroom questions answered.

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Roy Boukidjian, Dignity Health, San Francisco, CA
August 30, 2018 Jack Brosnan

How Environmental Services and Infection Control Teams Can Work Together

Infection Control

Cleaning has and always will be one of the best methods for infection control. Yet, when it comes to health care facilities, EVS professionals are rarely involved in the discussion.

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April 27, 2018 Linda Pace

Sanitary Solutions for Waste Disposal in Women's Restrooms

Restrooms

When it comes to cleaning restrooms used by women, many building service contractors (BSCs) find that their biggest maintenance headache is dealing with feminine waste.

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April 23, 2018

Danger in the Soap Dispenser

Restrooms

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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March 26, 2018

Protect Your Facility Patrons by Cleaning

Health and Safety

With the flu still impacting communities, it's important to invest in the right cleaning strategy

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March 7, 2018 Eric Gaudet

Cleaning With Colors

Health and Safety

Nearly all industries benefit from using colors to clean, including medical centers, hotels, restaurants, schools, daycares, and nursing homes.

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Trash bin for feminine care products
February 15, 2018 Ann Germanow

Take Care When Emptying Sanitary Disposal Units in Women's Restrooms

Restrooms

The metal or plastic hinged trash bin in a restroom stall for the disposal of soiled feminine care products poses the greatest health risk in the restroom to patrons and staff.

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Steve Ashkin talks about preventing the spread of flu
February 5, 2018 Stephen Ashkin & CMM Staff

Beat the Flu Season With These Cleaning Tips

Infection Control

Are your cleaning techniques strong enough to keep your facility protected? These flu-prevention techniques can help.

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