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Health Care

Cross-Contamination
June 30, 2020 Craig Sykora

How to Prevent Cross-Contamination

Health and Safety

Cross-contamination is an aspect where we can diminish the risk of an infection spreading to multiple people. It's critical to ensure that sanitization is the top priority when managing workplaces, facilities and more.

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Using UV Systems to Combat HAIs
June 23, 2020 Eric Bates

Using UV Systems to Combat HAIs

Infection Control

With health care facilities having the highest risk of spreading a virus, UV systems offer a way to combat the infectious pathogens easily.

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Infection Prevention: EVS Leads the Way With Interdisciplinary Teamwork
June 12, 2020 Michael Catanzaro

Infection Prevention: EVS Leads the Way With Interdisciplinary Teamwork

Infection Control

To eliminate health care-acquired infections and keep patients safe, health care facilities need an interdisciplinary team made up of surgical services and infection prevention personnel, with environmental services staff leading the way.

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Bona
June 10, 2020 Sponsored by Bona US

Hospital Operating Room Floor Transformation

Hard Floors

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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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