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Health Care

Night view of Las Vegas
October 1, 2019 Michael Patterson

Your Guide to IEHA’s Conference and Convention—Las Vegas

Training

Learn the benefits of attending IEHA's annual convention, held in conjunction with the ISSA Show North America. From educational classes and workshops to networking and social events, you'll be glad you made the trip to Las Vegas.

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Children running up stairs in a school with rubber flooring
September 27, 2019 Sandra Soraci

Acoustic Flooring Solutions for Health Care and Education Facilities

Hard Floors

A quiet atmosphere can improve patient healing in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and other health care settings, as well as encourage learning in educational facilities. Flooring solutions that improve building acoustics, such as rubber floors, can be a good choice for these buildings.

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operating room
September 18, 2019 Nan Hallock

Saving Lives: IEHA Perioperative Tech Training and Certification Program

Infection Control

The IEHA Perioperative Tech Training and Certification program is designed exclusively for the special needs and circumstances of operating rooms in acute care hospitals. This new training program helps EVS professionals prevent the spread of HAIs.

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Inside of a dialysis center showing treatment stations
August 1, 2019 Tim Conn

Bidding a Medical Facility Part 3: Dialysis Centers

Business and Management

Knowing how to properly handle biohazardous waste is critical for any cleaning service considering making a bid to clean a dialysis center.

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A dentist exam room
June 26, 2019 Tim Conn

Bidding a Medical Facility Part 2: Doctor and Dentist Offices and Labs

Business and Management

Knowing specific tasks you are required to perform, such as wiping down exam tables and cleaning waiting room toys, will help you prepare a bid for specific medical facilities.

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Hot water extraction cleaning process on carpeting
June 7, 2019 Gary Clipperton

Learn the Limitations of Absorbent Compounds

Carpets

Absorbent compound cleaning methods can help restore your carpeting, but do have limitations. Learn when to add a periodic hot-water extraction for improved results.

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Picture of test tubes marked with Legionnaires' Disease
June 4, 2019 Rhonda Landis

Prevent Legionnaires' Disease With Fault Detection Software

Infection Control

Health care facilities that use continuous monitoring software on their building systems gain real-time data on temperature, humidity, water flow, and other issues that can lead to Legionnaires' Diseases.

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Doctors standing over clean and reflective hospital floor
June 1, 2019 Benjamin Oberle

Build an Effective Floor Disinfection Program

Infection Control

The standard for floor disinfection is changing due to growing awareness of harmful bacteria on floors and its potential to spread to other high-touch areas via shoes, hands, or equipment.

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Who Has Final Say in Purchasing Data Chart
April 15, 2019 Sponsored by 3M

2019 In-House Survey Shows FMs Reign Over Budgets

Facility Management

Gain insight into how your fellow FMs are making their purchasing decisions; read our report on CMM's 2019 In-House/Facility Management Benchmarking Survey, sponsored by 3M.

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photo of an EVS worker cleaning a floor in a health care facility
November 28, 2018 Arthur Coleman

Neglected EVS Training Will Cost Your Business

Training

With increased technological advances in tools and equipment, an educated workforce has never been more important in the cleaning and maintenance industry.

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Photo of patients in a health care facility waiting room
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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A picture of a hospital room with a bed
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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