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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.

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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.

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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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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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Cross-Contamination
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.

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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.

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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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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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