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October 7, 2019 Mili Washington

IICRC Standards

Following industry standards helps your firm streamline processes, trim costs, build credibility, and earn customer loyalty, which ultimately boosts your bottom line.

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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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Think Ahead with Tork
October 4, 2019 Sponsored by Tork, an Essity brand

Think Ahead with Tork

Tork, a global Essity brand and the leader in professional hygiene, offers products and solutions that help facility managers and building owners think ahead for a better tomorrow.

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September 27, 2019 Sandra Soraci

Acoustic Flooring Solutions for Health Care and Education Facilities

A quiet atmosphere can improve patient healing in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and other health care settings, as well as encourage learning in educational facilities. Flooring solutions that improve building acoustics, such as rubber floors, can be a good choice for these buildings.

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November 27, 2018 Jean-François Leblanc

Keep it Clean, Keep it Safe in Industrial Facilities

Training is critical to keeping cleaning staff safe on a plant or warehouse floor. Review these safety tips before training staff to clean these risky environments.

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November 26, 2018 Tim Conn

Bidding a Medical Facility

Medical facilities vary in their specific needs. Consider training resources, cleaning products, and required equipment when making a bid.

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November 20, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

EVS Is the First Defense in Infection Control

By following standardized cleaning standards, environmental services workers can provide the best defense in protecting patients from HAIs.

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A photo of PPE equipment: mask, air filter, gloves
October 23, 2018 Jess Baidwan

Are You Doing Team Member Safety Right?

Providing personal protective equipment as well as training and certification opportunities are some of the steps you can take to protect your workers from injuries.

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October 16, 2018 Riley Quinn Doherty

The Great Debate: Paper Towels vs. Hand Dryers

Although it seems simple, hand drying is not as simple as it sounds. When considering which drying method to install into your facility’s restrooms, here’s what you should consider.

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October 16, 2018 Doug Hoffman

Look UP! You May be Housing Airborne Contaminants

Your indoor air contamination may be coming from your vents. Learn how to clear up the mess and prevent future IAQ issues.

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October 10, 2018 Stephen Ashkin

Go From Green to Sustainable at ISSA Show 2018

ISSA Show North America 2018 offers the opportunity to meet with exhibitors focusing on green and sustainable practices and to learn about a variety of sustainability initiatives.

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October 8, 2018 Dave Lavalle

The Spin on Dryer Safety

Most dryer fires are caused by lint buildup. Practice vent maintenance to keep your dryer’s vent system free of blockages and prevent overheating.

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CMM 2018 Restroom Care Webinar: Your Most Pressing Questions Answered
September 27, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

CMM 2018 Restroom Care Webinar: Your Most Pressing Questions Answered

This webinar took questions submitted by listeners and addressed them headfirst during this one-hour webinar. Download now to have your most pressing restroom questions answered.

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ISSA Show 2018 seminar presenter Mark Warner
September 24, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

True or False: Green Cleaning Efforts Can't Use Disinfectants

There are many misconceptions about green cleaning products and practices. ISSA Show presenters reveal the truth behind the myths here.

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September 14, 2018 Isaac Johnson

Keeping Tabs on EVS Performance

Metrics can assist management with proper forecasting and hold team members accountable as well as allow them to celebrate success. Here are key metrics to consider for your EVS operation.

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Roy Boukidjian, Dignity Health, San Francisco, CA
August 30, 2018 Jack Brosnan

How Environmental Services and Infection Control Teams Can Work Together

Cleaning has and always will be one of the best methods for infection control. Yet, when it comes to health care facilities, EVS professionals are rarely involved in the discussion.

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