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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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Slowing Room-to-Room Spread
November 10, 2020 Sponsored by Halosil International

Slowing Room-to-Room Spread

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Nyco Sani-Spritz
November 4, 2020 Sponsored by Nyco®

Nyco Sani-Spritz

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Infection Prevention: EVS Leads the Way With Interdisciplinary Teamwork
June 12, 2020 Michael Catanzaro

Infection Prevention: EVS Leads the Way With Interdisciplinary Teamwork

Infection Control

To eliminate health care-acquired infections and keep patients safe, health care facilities need an interdisciplinary team made up of surgical services and infection prevention personnel, with environmental services staff leading the way.

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single-use mops
February 6, 2020 Jack McGurk & Rick Parker & Dave Harry

Single-Use Microfiber Mops Usher In Third Wave of Change in Floor Care

Hard Floors

Single-use microfiber mops have the same cleaning attributes of reusable microfiber mops with the added benefit of eliminating the laundry process.

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infection prevention technologies
February 5, 2020 Patrick Kehoe

Infection Prevention Innovations for Facility Managers

Infection Control

Disposable mop pads and chemical accuracy systems are two innovations helping facility managers reduce cross contamination.

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superbug, infection control
January 28, 2020 Kathleen Misovic

Q&A: The Superbug Era

Health and Safety

CMM asked disinfection expert Steve Attman about the emergence and treatment of superbugs and how the cleaning industry can adapt and stay ahead of new threats.

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Your Guide to IEHA’s Conference and Convention—Las Vegas
October 1, 2019 Michael Patterson

Your Guide to IEHA’s Conference and Convention—Las Vegas

Training

Learn the benefits of attending IEHA's annual convention, held in conjunction with the ISSA Show North America. From educational classes and workshops to networking and social events, you'll be glad you made the trip to Las Vegas.

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Bidding a Medical Facility Part 3: Dialysis Centers
August 1, 2019 Tim Conn

Bidding a Medical Facility Part 3: Dialysis Centers

Business and Management

Knowing how to properly handle biohazardous waste is critical for any cleaning service considering making a bid to clean a dialysis center.

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Build an Effective Floor Disinfection Program
June 1, 2019 Benjamin Oberle

Build an Effective Floor Disinfection Program

Infection Control

The standard for floor disinfection is changing due to growing awareness of harmful bacteria on floors and its potential to spread to other high-touch areas via shoes, hands, or equipment.

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Protect Your Workers From Head to Toe
May 2, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

Protect Your Workers From Head to Toe

Health and Safety

Mark Warner, education manager with ISSA’s Cleaning Management Institute, recalls a worker who wore sneakers to strip a floor; the result was catastrophic.

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Bidding a Medical Facility
November 26, 2018 Tim Conn

Bidding a Medical Facility

Business and Management

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

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