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
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
Maintaining a visibly clean environment is important for influencing public perceptions because cleanliness is a top concern for customers.Article
Establishing metrics for your green cleaning operation depends on your goals.Article
Landscaping and pest management are more intertwined than you may think—those seemingly well-manicured plants and flowers outside your facility can also attract and provide harborage for pests.Article
Color coding is an easy-to-remember-and-follow system that anybody can understand. It is also a sign to the public that you take stopping the spread of pathogens seriously and are purposeful in how you approach cleaning and sanitizing.Article
It happens all the time. Schools close when too many kids start getting sick with the flu, norovirus, or a host of other diseases that spread quickly.Article
We’ve witnessed a number of changes in how people work; or possibly, we should say in where people work.Article
Cleaners must know how to take care of cleaning tools and use them properly to limit cross-contamination.Article
The restroom is one of the toughest areas to clean—and clean well—in a facility.Article