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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.

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Infection Control Personally
February 26, 2020 Jess J. Baidwan

Take Infection Control Personally

There are low-cost and no-cost solutions to making your personal lives and spaces safer and to reducing threats of infections around you.

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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. 

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Combating the Coronavirus Outbreak
February 13, 2020

Combating the Coronavirus Outbreak

A collection of resources to help cleaning professionals prevent the spread of COVID-19

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Q&A: An Integrated Approach to Infection Control
April 16, 2020 CMM Staff

Q&A: An Integrated Approach to Infection Control

Two specialists answered questions CMM readers may have about adopting integrated infection control approaches in their facilities to reduce the number of HAIs.

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infection prevention technologies
February 5, 2020 Patrick Kehoe

Infection Prevention Innovations for Facility Managers

Disposable mop pads and chemical accuracy systems are two innovations helping facility managers reduce cross contamination.

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Q&A: Electrostatic Spray Technology
December 11, 2019 Katherine Velez

Q&A: Electrostatic Spray Technology

Four questions and answers about electrostatic spray technology and how to use it

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3 Smart Tips for Cleaning a Commercial Kitchen
November 27, 2019 Sophie Armstrong

3 Smart Tips for Cleaning a Commercial Kitchen

From products to use on kitchen surfaces to make them shine to daily maintenance tips that help commercial equipment stay clean for longer, these tips will keep the kitchen clean from breakfast to dinner.

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Infographic: Basic Cleanroom Requirements and Classifications
November 15, 2019 Steve Gonzales

Infographic: Basic Cleanroom Requirements and Classifications

Having the proper level of cleanroom control is essential for the quality of products as well as the safety of customers and employees. Here are some key facts about their standards and classifications.

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3 Technologies to Eliminate Germs from High-Touch Surfaces
September 19, 2019 Brad Evans

3 Technologies to Eliminate Germs from High-Touch Surfaces

Technological advances are providing quicker methods to locate pathogens, enabling the professional cleaning industry to better meet its goal of protecting human health.

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Saving Lives: IEHA Perioperative Tech Training and Certification Program
September 18, 2019 Nan Hallock

Saving Lives: IEHA Perioperative Tech Training and Certification Program

The IEHA Perioperative Tech Training and Certification program is designed exclusively for the special needs and circumstances of operating rooms in acute care hospitals. This new training program helps EVS professionals prevent the spread of HAIs.

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Norovirus: It’s More Than Just a Cruise Ship Issue
September 12, 2019 Zainudeen Idowu Popoola Aromire

Norovirus: It’s More Than Just a Cruise Ship Issue

Implementing an aggressive cleaning and disinfection plan can help protect yourself and others in your building against norovirus.

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GBAC and Microbial Warfare
September 10, 2019

GBAC and Microbial Warfare

Over the next year, ISSA-GBAC will be rolling out new training and certifications, company accreditations, licensing programs, and special projects.

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Teach Educators the Five Lessons of Cleaning Schools
August 2, 2019 Adam Povlitz

Teach Educators the Five Lessons of Cleaning Schools

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.

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Bidding a Medical Facility Part 3: Dialysis Centers
August 1, 2019 Tim Conn

Bidding a Medical Facility Part 3: Dialysis Centers

Knowing how to properly handle biohazardous waste is critical for any cleaning service considering making a bid to clean a dialysis center.

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