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Disinfection

Using UV Systems to Combat HAIs
June 23, 2020 Eric Bates

Using UV Systems to Combat HAIs

Infection Control

With health care facilities having the highest risk of spreading a virus, UV systems offer a way to combat the infectious pathogens easily.

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electrostatic cleaner
June 9, 2020 Peter Teska

Perfecting the Electrostatic Cleaning Process

Infection Control

Electrostatic sprayers are in high demand, however many people are not using them properly. Learn best practices for efficient disinfection using an electrostatic spray system.

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Reopening Your Facility
May 11, 2020 Lori Strazdas

3 Steps to Take Before Reopening Your Facility

Facility Management

Do you manage a building’s cleaning and disinfection program? Here are guidelines to help you protect people and minimize the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

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cleaning checklist, cleaning supplies
April 28, 2020 John M. Poole Jr.

Removing Gray Areas

Training

Training cleaning technicians to follow an established cleaning program and apply confirmed protocols will prevent the transmission of infectious pathogens and remove the gray areas in your operations.

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Q&A: An Integrated Approach to Infection Control
April 16, 2020 CMM Staff

Q&A: An Integrated Approach to Infection Control

Infection Control

Two specialists answered questions CMM readers may have about adopting integrated infection control approaches in their facilities to reduce the number of HAIs.

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Electrostatic Technologies
April 9, 2020 Jeremiah Gray

Improving Disinfection Outcomes with Electrostatic Technologies

Technology and Trends

Electrostatic sprayer technologies have evolved significantly and are now easier to use for disinfection purposes.

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united, cleaning industry
March 31, 2020 Jeff Cross

An Industry Unites: Pulling Together Through Strategic Planning for the Future

Training

Learn how training and membership in associations such as ISSA can help cleaning industry professionals prepare for future pandemics.

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manufacturers
March 25, 2020 Jeff Cross

An Industry Unites: Keeping Up With Product Demand During a Pandemic

Products

Cleaning industry manufacturers are working around the clock to make sure disinfectants, soap, hand sanitizer, and other critical products are available to health care providers and the public during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Custodian-Induced Contamination
March 17, 2020 Matt Morrison

How to Stop Custodian-Induced Cross Contamination

Health and Safety

There are many ways that cross contamination can occur while performing custodial tasks. Contaminated mop heads and towels are common culprits.

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covid-19 coronavirus
February 11, 2020 Lori Strazdas

Prepare to Prevent: A 3-Part Approach for Facility Managers Amid Concern over COVID-19

Health and Safety

With a proper plan and behaviors in place, facility managers should feel confident to take on infectious disease challenges, whether it be COVID-19, a spike in flu rates, or the next new pathogen of concern. 

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infection prevention technologies
February 5, 2020 Patrick Kehoe

Infection Prevention Innovations for Facility Managers

Infection Control

Disposable mop pads and chemical accuracy systems are two innovations helping facility managers reduce cross contamination.

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superbug, infection control
January 28, 2020 Kathleen Misovic

Q&A: The Superbug Era

Health and Safety

CMM asked disinfection expert Steve Attman about the emergence and treatment of superbugs and how the cleaning industry can adapt and stay ahead of new threats.

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