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A dentist exam room
June 26, 2019 Tim Conn

Bidding a Medical Facility Part 2: Doctor and Dentist Offices and Labs

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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A modern restroom with automatic dispensers and fixtures
June 12, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

No-Touch Restrooms

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.

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Person disinfecting a doorknob with a microfiber cloth
June 8, 2019 Mark McInnes

Four Secrets of Successful Infection Prevention Programs

A proper disinfection process includes simple, time-honored steps, like pre-cleaning surfaces and following dwell times. Let’s examine a few of those closer to better understand how process impacts infection prevention.

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Infection Prevention Made Simple™ with CompuClean®
June 26, 2019 Sponsored by Spartan Chemical Co. Inc.

Infection Prevention Made Simple™ with CompuClean®

It is scientifically proven that rigorous and regular environmental cleaning is associated with major decreases in Healthcare-Acquired infections.

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New OSHA Rules For Floor Safety
August 14, 2013 Russell Kendzior

New OSHA Rules For Floor Safety

In August 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is scheduled to release new rules for Walking and Working Surfaces (29 CFR Part 1910), that raise the bar for floorcare, safety and inspection.

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Seeking Higher Green Cleaning Standards In The Professional Cleaning Industry
July 12, 2013 Linda Chipperfield

Seeking Higher Green Cleaning Standards In The Professional Cleaning Industry

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Hospitality Hazards
July 8, 2013 Victor Popovics

Hospitality Hazards

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Gauging Green Disinfection Methods For Healthcare Part 2
July 8, 2013 Carl Solomon Sr.

Gauging Green Disinfection Methods For Healthcare Part 2

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The ISSA Clean Standard For K-12 Schools
July 3, 2013 Rex Morrison

The ISSA Clean Standard For K-12 Schools

According to ISSA, the goal of the Clean Standard is to provide schools with a useful tool that will help them objectively assess and control the level of cleanliness in their facilities.

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The Stinky Drain Mystery
June 13, 2013 Jay Porter

The Stinky Drain Mystery

A stinky drain is seldom the result of poor housekeeping or the fault of a plumber.

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Go Tough On Ice; Easy On Plants
June 11, 2013 Rob Peterson

Go Tough On Ice; Easy On Plants

Good ice melt products are critical for maintaining safe parking lots and walkways during winter.

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The Case For Requiring Employee Photo ID Cards
May 15, 2013 David Finkelstein

The Case For Requiring Employee Photo ID Cards

More and more professional cleaning companies are now requiring their staff to wear a photo ID card at all times.

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Cleaning Schools For Healthy Results
May 8, 2013 Rich DiPaolo

Cleaning Schools For Healthy Results

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The Evolution of Cleaning: New Advances in Disinfection Technologies
March 13, 2013 Dr. Mark Stibich

The Evolution of Cleaning: New Advances in Disinfection Technologies

In the beginning was the mop; in the middle was the mop; and, we still have the mop. The basic tools used to clean rooms, even hospital rooms, haven’t evolved a great deal over the past decades.

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Preventing The Causes Of Slips And Falls
March 1, 2013 Russell Kendzior

Preventing The Causes Of Slips And Falls

Although most likely to be identified as the primary cause of a slip-and-fall accident, please note that flooring materials, maintenance, and hazards contribute to only about half of the problem.

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Bidding In Healthcare Environments
February 4, 2013 Bill Griffin

Bidding In Healthcare Environments

There is opportunity and potential profit in the cleaning of hospitals, healthcare facilities and medical-related offices.

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