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Clean hands, Handwashing
April 1, 2020 Fabio Vitali

Curtailing Contagions with Clean Hands

Promoting hand hygiene is a vital way for businesses to protect the wellbeing of everyone who comes through their doors and to do their part to slow the spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19.

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united, cleaning industry
March 31, 2020 Jeff Cross

An Industry Unites: Pulling Together Through Strategic Planning for the Future

Learn how training and membership in associations such as ISSA can help cleaning industry professionals prepare for future pandemics.

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Prevent COVID-19 spread, hand washing
March 23, 2020 Julie Howard

After COVID-19: Long-Term Investments Facility Managers Can Make for Health and Hygiene

Recommendations for two of the most frequently used areas of a facility that demonstrate a longer-term commitment to the health and well-being of building occupants.

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Custodian-Induced Contamination
March 17, 2020 Matt Morrison

How to Stop Custodian-Induced Cross Contamination

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

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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sustainability
February 20, 2020 Stephen Ashkin

Understanding the Language of Sustainability

Efficiency typically refers to cleaning equipment and methodologies that streamline cleaning procedures. However, it means something entirely different in the world of sustainability.

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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

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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Entry
January 28, 2020 Sponsored by Chloride-Free Entry

The Winner of the ISSA Innovation of the Year Award is….Entry®

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superbug, infection control
January 28, 2020 Kathleen Misovic

Q&A: The Superbug Era

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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fitness center
January 21, 2020 Jennifer Brumfield

How to Keep Bed Bugs Out of Hotel Fitness Centers

Guest rooms aren't the only hangout for bed bugs at your hotel. They're known to hide inside fitness centers, too.

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How to Perform an Entrance Effectiveness Audit
December 9, 2019 JoAnn Durette

How to Perform an Entrance Effectiveness Audit

A properly designed entrance system supports maintenance teams by removing moisture and debris from the bottom of footwear to reduce the risk of slips and falls.

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3 Smart Tips for Cleaning a Commercial Kitchen
November 27, 2019 Sophie Armstrong

3 Smart Tips for Cleaning a Commercial Kitchen

From products to use on kitchen surfaces to make them shine to daily maintenance tips that help commercial equipment stay clean for longer, these tips will keep the kitchen clean from breakfast to dinner.

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Infographic: Basic Cleanroom Requirements and Classifications
November 15, 2019 Steve Gonzales

Infographic: Basic Cleanroom Requirements and Classifications

Having the proper level of cleanroom control is essential for the quality of products as well as the safety of customers and employees. Here are some key facts about their standards and classifications.

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Melt With Less Mess
November 14, 2019 Nate Clemmer

Melt With Less Mess

Cleaner products are beginning to appear on the market, offering high performance without tracking.

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What We’ve Learned From Cigarettes
October 16, 2019 Stephen Ashkin

What We’ve Learned From Cigarettes

The same scenario of spreading doubt that cigarettes were unhealthy is happening today—only this time, it’s about the causes of global warming and climate change.

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​The Right Answer to Restaurants’ Food Labeling Needs
October 11, 2019 Sponsored by DayMark

​The Right Answer to Restaurants’ Food Labeling Needs

Imagine, for a moment, a back-of-house automation solution that addresses everything from labeling to training and that can be accessed most anywhere in the world.

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