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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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Photo of patients in a health care facility waiting room
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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A picture of a hospital room with a bed
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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Beating Bacteria On Soft Surfaces
February 1, 2014 Kelly A. Reynolds

Beating Bacteria On Soft Surfaces

Many types of potentially harmful bacteria can survive on soft surfaces including MRSA, VRE and influenza.

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The Future Of Infection Control
January 31, 2014 Phillip Lawless

The Future Of Infection Control

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Five Flu Prevention Tips For Facilites
January 29, 2014 Jennifer Case

Five Flu Prevention Tips For Facilites

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Who Is Really At Risk In Public Restrooms?
October 4, 2013 Dawn Shoemaker

Who Is Really At Risk In Public Restrooms?

Most of us now know that the focus of the professional cleaning industry is protecting human health. Nowhere is this more important than in the cleaning and maintenance of public restrooms.

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Ensuring Proper Disposal Every Time
August 14, 2013 Ryan Kanine

Ensuring Proper Disposal Every Time

Improper disposal of feminine hygiene products can also pose a public health threat. While these products may indeed be sanitary when they are fresh out of the box, they can become a breeding ground for a variety of germs and bacteria after use.

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Gauging Green Disinfection Methods For Healthcare Part 2
July 8, 2013 Carl Solomon Sr.

Gauging Green Disinfection Methods For Healthcare Part 2

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Antibacterial Paper Towels
March 15, 2013

Antibacterial Paper Towels

The Cascades Antibacterial paper towel provides a simple and effective way to further reduce bacterial contamination and transmission by killing over 99.99 percent of harmful bacteria almost instantly.

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The Evolution of Cleaning: New Advances in Disinfection Technologies
March 13, 2013 Dr. Mark Stibich

The Evolution of Cleaning: New Advances in Disinfection Technologies

In the beginning was the mop; in the middle was the mop; and, we still have the mop. The basic tools used to clean rooms, even hospital rooms, haven’t evolved a great deal over the past decades.

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Claiming Victory At The End Of The Flu Season
March 3, 2013 Kim LaFreniere Ph.D.

Claiming Victory At The End Of The Flu Season

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this year’s flu season has become the worst the U.S. has seen in a decade, with levels tipping to epidemic proportions in several states.

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Combating A Norovirus Outbreak
February 4, 2013 Aaron Baunee

Combating A Norovirus Outbreak

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Bidding In Healthcare Environments
February 4, 2013 Bill Griffin

Bidding In Healthcare Environments

There is opportunity and potential profit in the cleaning of hospitals, healthcare facilities and medical-related offices.

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The Difficulty Of Keeping Restrooms Clean
November 19, 2012 Steve Kovacs

The Difficulty Of Keeping Restrooms Clean

It’s considered one of the most significant rooms to clean in any business or facility: The restroom.

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