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.Article
Technological advances are providing quicker methods to locate pathogens, enabling the professional cleaning industry to better meet its goal of protecting human health.
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.Article
Implementing an aggressive cleaning and disinfection plan can help protect yourself and others in your building against norovirus.Article
Health care facilities consistently are filled with vendor employees performing necessary work, and many of these contractors do not have functional knowledge of how their work can negatively affect an immune-compromised patient.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.