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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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Bidding a Medical Facility Part 3: Dialysis Centers
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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Bidding a Medical Facility Part 2: Doctor and Dentist Offices and Labs
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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Learn the Limitations of Absorbent Compounds
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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Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease With Fault Detection Software
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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Build an Effective Floor Disinfection Program
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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