In order for a cleaning company to earn the business of a school or an entire school district, it must demonstrate that it can create a healthy atmosphere for students and staff. Use these five lesson plans when pitching your company to a school.Article
Health & Safety
Better indoor air quality starts at the front door: A proper matting system can help keep pollutants out and clean air in.Article
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.Article
Patrons of no-touch restrooms can activate toilet seat covers, dispense toilet paper, wash and dry their hands, and throw out trash, all without touching a dispenser or fixture.Article
Health care facilities, by their very nature, pose a number of challenges to building service contractors, including how they should be cleaned and the risks that workers will face.Article
CDC data published earlier this year showed hospitals and other health care facilities have made notable progress toward the infection prevention goals a federal committee set in 2009.Article
Cleaning, like other professions, faces its share of myths that may cost your organization money and impact the health of building occupants.
While it is easy to forget about the pain of unpredictable snow when summer is just beginning, it is actually a time to plan ahead to avoid the pitfalls of being unprepared.Article
Some of the most frequently heard myths about hand sanitizers are those surrounding germs.Article
This issue of Cleaning and Maintenance Management covers a variety of ways to ensure our teams are doing everything they can to keep building occupants healthy—even when we can’t be there to supervise their every move.Article
Proper disinfection is critical in preventing the spread of disease and ensuring that we do our jobs right.
Summertime may signal a slower time for foot traffic in K-12 schools, but that does not mean that dirt, grime, or germs take a vacation.
Disinfectants have a history of being overused or used incorrectly.Article
Frequently, too many cleaning solutions, including ones that are too powerful, have been used to stop the spread of disease.Article
As new on-site generation technologies emerge that also claim to have disinfecting properties, the old standby of EPA registration isn’t always cut and dry.
Our industry carries great weight and responsibility when it comes to the health and safety of others.Article