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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 clean men's restroom
June 11, 2019 Kelly Zimmerman

Corners and Crevices: The Nastiest Restroom Areas

Contrary to popular belief, the toilet seat is not the grossest spot in a restroom. Learn tips to clean dirty grout, overfilled feminine hygiene receptacles, and other nasty restroom surfaces.

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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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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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Who Is Really At Risk In Public Restrooms?
October 4, 2013 Dawn Shoemaker

Who Is Really At Risk In Public Restrooms?

Most of us now know that the focus of the professional cleaning industry is protecting human health. Nowhere is this more important than in the cleaning and maintenance of public restrooms.

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Ensuring Proper Disposal Every Time
August 14, 2013 Ryan Kanine

Ensuring Proper Disposal Every Time

Improper disposal of feminine hygiene products can also pose a public health threat. While these products may indeed be sanitary when they are fresh out of the box, they can become a breeding ground for a variety of germs and bacteria after use.

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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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Antibacterial Paper Towels
March 15, 2013

Antibacterial Paper Towels

The Cascades Antibacterial paper towel provides a simple and effective way to further reduce bacterial contamination and transmission by killing over 99.99 percent of harmful bacteria almost instantly.

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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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Claiming Victory At The End Of The Flu Season
March 3, 2013 Kim LaFreniere Ph.D.

Claiming Victory At The End Of The Flu Season

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this year’s flu season has become the worst the U.S. has seen in a decade, with levels tipping to epidemic proportions in several states.

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Combating A Norovirus Outbreak
February 4, 2013 Aaron Baunee

Combating A Norovirus Outbreak

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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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The Difficulty Of Keeping Restrooms Clean
November 19, 2012 Steve Kovacs

The Difficulty Of Keeping Restrooms Clean

It’s considered one of the most significant rooms to clean in any business or facility: The restroom.

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Handwashing: Then And Now
September 24, 2012

Handwashing: Then And Now

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), proper handwashing with soap and warm water is the single most important means of preventing the spread of both viral and bacterial infections.

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Preventing Legionella By Controlling Scale
September 17, 2012 Jan De Baat Doelman

Preventing Legionella By Controlling Scale

The Legionella bacterium Legionella pneumophila (L. pneumophila), the fundamental agent of Legionnaires’ disease, is a water-based organism that causes infection when inhaled in an aerosol form.

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The Silent Cleaner
August 17, 2012 Michael Pinto

The Silent Cleaner

Healthcare facilities are caught in a vice of which the two jaws are a growing awareness of the detrimental effects of healthcare acquired infections (HAI) and shrinking resources to address the problem.

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