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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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Let Your Green Roof Thrive
June 6, 2017 Tim Husen

Let Your Green Roof Thrive

The greenery on your roof could be putting your facility at risk for a pest invasion.

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Attending to Baby Changing Stations
June 1, 2017 Amy Seretsky

Attending to Baby Changing Stations

We can expect more building managers to install baby changing systems and more cleaning workers to be called upon to clean and maintain them.

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Penn State Transitions to Standardized Cleaning
May 1, 2017 Sponsored by ProTeam

Penn State Transitions to Standardized Cleaning

Over five years ago, the university set in motion a campus-wide transition to a more efficient and effective cleaning program.

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3 Ways to Avoid the Half-Million Dollar French Fry
April 7, 2017 David Collette

3 Ways to Avoid the Half-Million Dollar French Fry

Proactively reduce your risk by using a qualified walkway auditor as either an internal or external resource.

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Create a Green Cleaning Strategy for Your School
April 6, 2017 Tracy Washington Enger

Create a Green Cleaning Strategy for Your School

An effective green cleaning plan is collaborative and requires initiative—especially in facilities like schools with a variety of stakeholders.

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The Acceleration of Global Warming
April 4, 2017 Stephen Ashkin

The Acceleration of Global Warming

Unusually high levels of CO2 have experts worried; organizations must take steps now to reverse this trend.

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What’s in Your Custodial Closet?
April 4, 2017 Nicole Bowman

What’s in Your Custodial Closet?

For those who are looking to get serious about green cleaning initiatives, an audit of custodial closets will indicate exactly what health and environmental hazards are hiding in there.

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Ergonomics and Efficiency
April 3, 2017 Stephanie Mitchell

Ergonomics and Efficiency

Vacuums are used by virtually every cleaning facility, so it’s important to have the right equipment and proper training in place to prevent injury.

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Bidding in the Age of Sustainability
April 3, 2017 William R. Griffin

Bidding in the Age of Sustainability

Companies and contractors are adopting sustainable cleaning as the new way of doing business, and have found it to be a good strategy.

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Maintain a Solid Facility Image in Winter
February 2, 2017 Neal Glatt

Maintain a Solid Facility Image in Winter

Proper snow and ice management is imperative to positive facility image, tenant safety, and visitor satisfaction.

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The Ban on Triclosan
January 31, 2017 David Lanzafame

The Ban on Triclosan

BSCs and in-house facility managers may eventually be responsible for discontinuing use of particular hand-hygiene products.

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More Than Soap and Water
January 5, 2017 Jim Arbogast

More Than Soap and Water

Take extra steps to ensure proper hand hygiene practices are in place throughout your facility.

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