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Health and Safety

June 30, 2020 Craig Sykora

How to Prevent Cross-Contamination

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.

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

Using UV Systems to Combat HAIs

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

commercial stone floors
June 18, 2020 Fred Hueston

9 Steps for Maintaining Commercial Stone Floors

Guidelines to help you design the best maintenance program for your commercial stone floors.

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

Infection Prevention: EVS Leads the Way With Interdisciplinary Teamwork

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.


electrostatic cleaner
June 9, 2020 Peter Teska

Perfecting the Electrostatic Cleaning Process

Electrostatic sprayers are in high demand, however many people are not using them properly. Learn best practices for efficient disinfection using an electrostatic spray system.

Workplace Safety
May 29, 2020 Matt Hayas

4 Workplace Safety Strategies for Cleaning Professionals

As June is National Safety Month, it’s an opportune time to revisit ways to promote workplace safety.

cleaning checklist, cleaning supplies
April 28, 2020 John M. Poole Jr.

Removing Gray Areas

Training cleaning technicians to follow an established cleaning program and apply confirmed protocols will prevent the transmission of infectious pathogens and remove the gray areas in your operations.

Hand Hygiene: Compliance Reduces Spread of Disease
April 9, 2020 Sponsored by Spartan Chemical Company

Hand Hygiene: Compliance Reduces Spread of Disease

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

January 28, 2020 Sponsored by Chloride-Free Entry

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