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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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Mopping, EVS, environmental services
March 30, 2020 Jeff Cross

An Industry Unites: A Focus on Facilities Spotlights True Professionalism

Facility Management

Environmental services workers cleaning and disinfecting hospitality and health care facilities are protecting populations at high risk of contracting COVID-19.

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Floor Maintenance
March 25, 2020 Kendall Youngworth

5 Steps for Boosting Infection Control Through Floor Maintenance

Hard Floors

Hospital floors not only experience a lot of wear and tear but they also often spread unwanted pathogens.

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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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needlestick HAPC
March 9, 2020 Michael J. Cantu

How to Prevent Unintentional Needlesticks in Health Care Environments

Health and Safety

Do you know what to do in the event of a HAPC occurrence? These questions must be addressed to alleviate anxiety and confusion when needlesticks occur.

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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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single-use mops
February 6, 2020 Jack McGurk & Rick Parker & Dave Harry

Single-Use Microfiber Mops Usher In Third Wave of Change in Floor Care

Hard Floors

Single-use microfiber mops have the same cleaning attributes of reusable microfiber mops with the added benefit of eliminating the laundry process.

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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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Your Guide to IEHA’s Conference and Convention—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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2019 BSC/Contract Cleaning Benchmarking Survey Report
September 30, 2019 Sponsored by SunBelt Rentals

2019 BSC/Contract Cleaning Benchmarking Survey Report

Facility Management

Find the latest business outlook from fellow building service contractors (BSCs), broken down by business type, size, revenue, geographical location, and more.

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Acoustic Flooring Solutions for Health Care and Education Facilities
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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Saving Lives: IEHA Perioperative Tech Training and Certification Program
September 18, 2019 Nan Hallock

Saving Lives: IEHA Perioperative Tech Training and Certification Program

Health and Safety

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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