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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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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 8, 2018 Dave Lavalle

The Spin on Dryer Safety

Health and Safety

Most dryer fires are caused by lint buildup. Practice vent maintenance to keep your dryer’s vent system free of blockages and prevent overheating.

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September 14, 2018 Isaac Johnson

Keeping Tabs on EVS Performance

Health and Safety

Metrics can assist management with proper forecasting and hold team members accountable as well as allow them to celebrate success. Here are key metrics to consider for your EVS operation.

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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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Christine from Foxdale Village
May 29, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

CMM Interviews Housekeeper From Retirement Community

Facility Management

CMM's first podcast interview explores the challenges of working in a facility that is full of occupants 24/7.

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May 29, 2018 Jess Baidwan

Handling Hazardous Waste: The Danger of Sharps

Infection Control

Although emptying trash seems like a simple enough task, it can become dangerous when a staff member is stuck by a needle or other sharp hidden among the garbage. Here are several ways to protect your staff

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May 18, 2018 Mike Nelson

Maintaining Nursing Homes

Business and Management

Learn how to develop a plan to maintain a long-term care facility

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May 2, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman & Jonathan Adkins

Solving the Challenges of Facility Management

Facility Management

With the topic of building security and visitor safety fresh in the news, it's clear the responsibilities of building personnel go way beyond keeping facilities clean. Learn more about their top concerns in CMM's 2018 survey of facility management professionals.

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Bill Balek
April 23, 2018

Prove Your Team's Value

Infection Control

Custodians are the front-line defense against the spread of germs and diseases. That's why it's important to know their value when you go to bat for your department, business, or budget.

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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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