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Hand Hygiene

hand dryer and paper towel dispenser
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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Person putting on hand sanitizer before working on a computer
February 2, 2018 Isabelle Faivre

Best Places for Hand Sanitizer

Health and Safety

When washing hands with soap and water isn’t a viable option, hand sanitzer is a simple solution. Place hand sanitizer in strategic locations throughout your facility.

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Combat Flu Germs in the Restroom
October 5, 2017 Steve Carroll

Combat Flu Germs in the Restroom

Infection Control

Although germs can harbor anywhere in a building, restrooms are prime targets for germs to spread. Learn how to sanitize properly to prevent cross-contamination.

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Better Sealed Than Sorry
August 31, 2017 Isabelle Faivre

Better Sealed Than Sorry

Infection Control

Bulk dispensers may be less expensive than bar soaps; however, budget-driven decisions in favor of bulk systems do not always take bacterial contamination into consideration.

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Restroom dispensers
May 30, 2017 William R. Griffin

Pricing Products for Dispensers

Business and Management

Pricing paper, plastic, and hand soap can be challenging and financially risky if you don’t have a formula for accurately estimating past or future usage.

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The Ban on Triclosan
January 31, 2017 David Lanzafame

The Ban on Triclosan

Health and Safety

BSCs and in-house facility managers may eventually be responsible for discontinuing use of particular hand-hygiene products.

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More Than Soap and Water
January 5, 2017 Jim Arbogast

More Than Soap and Water

Infection Control

Take extra steps to ensure proper hand hygiene practices are in place throughout your facility.

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Face It
January 2, 2017 Stephen Ashkin

Face It

Health and Safety

Facility managers might want to consider taking hand hygiene to the next level by encouraging face washing among building occupants, particularly kids.

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Hand Hygiene: True or False?
August 2, 2016 Jim Arbogast

Hand Hygiene: True or False?

Infection Control

Some of the most frequently heard myths about hand sanitizers are those surrounding germs.

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Washing hands
August 1, 2016 Kelly Zimmerman

Our Role in Preventing Infections

Infection Control

This issue of Cleaning and Maintenance Management covers a variety of ways to ensure our teams are doing everything they can to keep building occupants healthy—even when we can’t be there to supervise their every move.

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Handwashing
January 5, 2016 Samantha Williams

Healthy Hands, Healthy Facility

Infection Control

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), hand hygiene is one of the most important steps to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others.

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Restroom Trends You’ll See Next Year (and Beyond)
September 3, 2015 Erin Brereton

Restroom Trends You’ll See Next Year (and Beyond)

Restrooms

Find out what commercial restroom trends are on the horizon—and how they stand to change the methods, training, and tools many building maintenance providers currently use.

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