With increased technological advances in tools and equipment, an educated workforce has never been more important in the cleaning and maintenance industry.Article
Medical facilities vary in their specific needs. Consider training resources, cleaning products, and required equipment when making a bid.Article
By following standardized cleaning standards, environmental services workers can provide the best defense in protecting patients from HAIs.Article
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.Article
It can move on its own just like a robot and kills microbes by simply shining a light, sometimes disinfecting an entire hospital room in just eight minutes.Article
Health care facilities, by their very nature, pose a number of challenges to building service contractors, including how they should be cleaned and the risks that workers will face.Article
CDC data published earlier this year showed hospitals and other health care facilities have made notable progress toward the infection prevention goals a federal committee set in 2009.Article
Cleaning, like other professions, faces its share of myths that may cost your organization money and impact the health of building occupants.
Some of the most frequently heard myths about hand sanitizers are those surrounding germs.Article
This issue of Cleaning and Maintenance Management covers a variety of ways to ensure our teams are doing everything they can to keep building occupants healthy—even when we can’t be there to supervise their every move.Article
Proper disinfection is critical in preventing the spread of disease and ensuring that we do our jobs right.
Summertime may signal a slower time for foot traffic in K-12 schools, but that does not mean that dirt, grime, or germs take a vacation.
Disinfectants have a history of being overused or used incorrectly.Article
Frequently, too many cleaning solutions, including ones that are too powerful, have been used to stop the spread of disease.Article
As new on-site generation technologies emerge that also claim to have disinfecting properties, the old standby of EPA registration isn’t always cut and dry.
Establishing a stringent sanitation regimen and facility maintenance plan that covers indoor and outdoor areas can help protect your building and its occupants from pests and the diseases they carry.Article