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Infection Control

photo of an EVS worker cleaning a floor in a health care facility
November 28, 2018 Arthur Coleman

Neglected EVS Training Will Cost Your Business

With increased technological advances in tools and equipment, an educated workforce has never been more important in the cleaning and maintenance industry.

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November 26, 2018 Tim Conn

Bidding a Medical Facility

Medical facilities vary in their specific needs. Consider training resources, cleaning products, and required equipment when making a bid.

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November 20, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

EVS Is the First Defense in Infection Control

By following standardized cleaning standards, environmental services workers can provide the best defense in protecting patients from HAIs.

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hand dryer and paper towel dispenser
October 16, 2018 Riley Quinn Doherty

The Great Debate: Paper Towels vs. Hand Dryers

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.

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Case Closed
June 3, 2015 Isabelle Faivre

Case Closed

Most experts will agree that closed, sealed dispensing systems are the best line of defense against contamination and the best practice solution for delivering hygiene products.

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Safety Concerns with School Cleaning Supplies
May 1, 2015 Nicole Bowman

Safety Concerns with School Cleaning Supplies

Rather than help cleaning departments, outside products can hinder their efforts, while also contributing to poor indoor air quality and valid safety concerns.

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Schools and Scrubbers
March 31, 2015 Erick Frack

Schools and Scrubbers

A new generation of floor-cleaning equipment incorporates robotics to provide hands-free operation. This capability is helping schools to become healthier by freeing janitorial staff to clean higher-value areas.

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Green Cleaning Program
June 9, 2014 Robert Kravitz

Implementing A Green Cleaning Program

Certain best practices have emerged for implementing a green cleaning program.

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Biofilm Myths And Facts
May 5, 2014 Ruben Rivers

Biofilm Myths And Facts

When you think of biofilm — think of slime. Although that may conjure an unpleasant picture, biofilms are unpleasant problems resulting from poor cleaning.

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Preventing Infections In Long-term Care Settings
April 24, 2014 Sarah C. Bell-West

Preventing Infections In Long-term Care Settings

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Tips For Cleaning And Disinfection In Long-term Care Facilities
April 24, 2014 Sarah C. Bell-West

Tips For Cleaning And Disinfection In Long-term Care Facilities

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Webcast: Expert information on infection control
April 11, 2014 Phillip Lawless

Webcast: Expert information on infection control

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Instituting an Infection Control Program
April 3, 2014 Wil Dawkins

Instituting an Infection Control Program

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A Guide To Greener Schools
March 21, 2014 Phillip Lawless

A Guide To Greener Schools

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Study: Infection control and cleanliness top concerns in LTC facilities
March 6, 2014

Study: Infection control and cleanliness top concerns in LTC facilities

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The Right Work For Healthy Buildings
February 7, 2014 Jennifer Meek

The Right Work For Healthy Buildings

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