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.Article
Facility managers can make the breakroom a healthier spot by scheduling regular and thorough cleanings in addition to stocking them with hygienic supplies.Article
Advances in restroom dispensers are helping to cut down on toilet paper waste and drive sustainability initiatives for facilities.Article
With increased technological advances in tools and equipment, an educated workforce has never been more important in the cleaning and maintenance industry.Article
Sanitation is one of the basic building blocks of a strong food safety program, as well as a strong pest management program, but it is also one that sees frequent slip-ups.Article
Protecting personnel and facilities from unseen bacteria and fungi is a daunting task for building managers as well as professional cleaning teams.Article
When cleaning environments like a dentist's office or small doctor's office, there are things a building service contractor (BSC) should keep in mind.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