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Disinfection

A Primer on Healthy Cleaning Chemicals
May 14, 2024 Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner

A Primer on Healthy Cleaning Chemicals

Infection Control

To be professional, cleaning services and their employees must master a body of knowledge, skills, and behaviors to maintain a healthy and safe built environment and succeed in business. They must understand how the cleaning products and the ingredients they contain work.

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Strengthen the Synergy of Cleaning & Disinfection
March 8, 2024

Strengthen the Synergy of Cleaning & Disinfection

Infection Control

In this free webinar a panel of industry experts offer infection prevention best practices that, when enacted, will give you confidence that your cleaning team is helping to keep facility inhabitants healthy—every day.

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Killing Germs With UV-C Light
February 20, 2024 Patricia LaCroix & Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner & Doug Hoffman

Killing Germs With UV-C Light

Infection Control

Germicidal ultraviolet light (UV-C) technology can be effective in many indoor spaces and is especially useful as an additional layer of protection to reduce infectious germs.

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Think Before You Disinfect
January 31, 2024 Kathleen Misovic

Think Before You Disinfect

Infection Control

The solution for ensuring high-touch surfaces are as clean as they look is proper disinfection. Consider both active and inactive ingredients when choosing a disinfecting product.

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January 29, 2024 Tyler Williams

Be Aware of VOCs in Cleaning Products

Health and Safety

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) lurk in thousands of common household and personal care products—especially cleaning products and disinfectants.

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Lysol Pro Straight Talk - respiratory viruses
January 19, 2024 Sponsored by Reckitt’s Lysol Pro Solutions

Respiratory Virus Preparedness: The Vital Role of Hygiene Programs in Helping Safeguard Workplaces

Facility Management

In this episode of Straight Talk!, sponsored by Reckitt’s Lysol Pro Solutions, Brian Leafblad, R&D Senior Manager, Global Business Solutions, discusses how to help protect workers and visitors in your facility against trending respiratory viruses.

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PDI sponsored video
December 11, 2023 Sponsored by PDI

Experience the ALL-NEW Tru-D iQ System

Products

In this DemoXperience, sponsored by PDI, learn about this exciting UVC disinfecting technology.

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October 27, 2023 Kathleen Misovic

Weathering the Cold and Flu Season

Infection Control

Whether the 2023–24 flu season will be mild or severe, the best plan of action is to adhere to your facility’s cleaning practices and protocols and encourage your employees and building occupants to receive their flu vaccinations.

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Disinfecting a wheelchair
September 11, 2023 Julie Dumais-Nakos

Wipe Out HAIs Without Ruining Your Medical Mobility Equipment

Infection Control

Before selecting a disinfectant that's optimal for your facility's mobility equipment, you’ll first need to establish compatibility between the considered disinfectant and the equipment's materials.

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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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Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner ISSA Alert CMM
July 17, 2023 Jeff Cross

Blood on a Plane: The Hazards and Risks for Travelers

Health and Safety

For this ISSA Cleaning Industry Alert, Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner, senior director of the Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, discusses what should happen when blood contaminates a plane.

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PDI Core Concepts of Disinfection
July 17, 2023 Sponsored by PDI

Core Concepts of Disinfection

Infection Control

Watch this free webinar, sponsored by PDI, to learn how to implement effective cleaning and disinfection processes that break the chain of transmission in facilities.

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