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The Faces of Healthcare and Hospitality
June 19, 2024

The Faces of Healthcare and Hospitality

Health and Safety

Isaac Johnson, Aramark Healthcare+ vice president of operations, explains the importance of environmental services (EVS) and housekeeping to the overall environment and care of a hospital.

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Spread Cleanliness, Not Germs
November 15, 2023 Lori Strazdas

Spread Cleanliness, Not Germs

Infection Control

Cross contamination is the spread or transfer of germs from one area, surface, or person to another, often through improper cleaning practices.

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Young man making salad for a customer
October 16, 2023 Angela Guajardo

Keep Salmonella Off the Menu

Health and Safety

Learn expert advice on hygiene, training, and best practices to ensure diner safety and prevent foodborne illnesses in commercial kitchens.

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sink, drain
September 1, 2023 Robert Kravitz

Mastering the Art of Keeping Drains Clean and Healthy

Infection Control

Dark and moist sink drains are a perfect setting for germs to thrive.

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Restroom Care Goes Smart
August 4, 2023

Restroom Care Goes Smart

Restrooms

Featuring the advice of industry experts, this one-hour webinar by Cleaning & Maintenance Management provides the guidance to help you effectively tackle the most complained about area of any building: The restroom.

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gym, health club, fitness center, exercise equipment, treadmill
August 1, 2023 Joshua Schwartz

Going Green in the Gym

Health and Safety

Gym managers should implement an institutional cleaning policy that’s proactive, thoughtful, and keeps their buildings both healthy and clean—which, perhaps surprisingly, are not quite the same thing. 

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cleaning, cleaning service, spring cleaning
July 17, 2023 Julia Walsh

Freshen Your Facility With Focused Cleaning This Summer

Facility Management

If you missed the opportunity to do a spring cleaning, summer is also the perfect time to deep clean your facilities and remove build-up from all types of weather. Luckily for us, modern-day tools and technology can make the once tedious chore a breeze. With a detailed plan in place, the right products and solutions will refresh your facility in no time.

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Disposable gloves, PPE
May 22, 2023 Eric Phipps

Hands-On PPE Advice

Products

Whether you’re an environmental services worker in a hospital or a custodian in a school or office, the first piece of personal protective equipment (PPE) you most likely reach for is a pair of disposable gloves.

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Germ Busters Webinar
March 3, 2023

Germ Busters: Ongoing Strategies for Clean & Healthy Facilities

Infection Control

Watch this hour-long webinar replay for practical tips that will help you stay on track with infection prevention in your facility.

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BioTalk 02.09.23
February 9, 2023

Sanitary Lessons Learned From an Innocent Fridge Handle

In this episode of BioTalk, GBAC Executive Director Patty Olinger and Jeannie Henderson, CEO at Jeannie Cleaning, discuss how ATP testing can shed light on the need for greater cleaning vigilance throughout your living and working environments, including areas you might not have considered—until now.

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environmental services, EVS
January 3, 2023 Kathleen Misovic

Consider the Human Factor in Environmental Cleaning

Infection Control

Analyzing human factors among environmental services staff can reveal gaps in cleaning processes in health care facilities.

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Don’t Forget About the Flu
November 9, 2022 Doug Flaig

Don’t Forget About the Flu

Health and Safety

Health officials are preparing to see influenza numbers rise for the 2022–2023 season and are reminding people to get their annual flu shot to protect themselves and slow community-wide spread.

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