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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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EVS Tech Goes Beyond Floors to Make Hospital Shine
November 30, 2022 Kathleen Misovic

EVS Tech Goes Beyond Floors to Make Hospital Shine

Facility Management

Lamont Lanfair, an EVS technician at Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee, was one of 10 EVS workers Cintas Corporation honored with its 2022 Cleaning to Advance the Patient Experience (C.A.P.E.) Award.

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Vanguard Safety video
October 3, 2022

The Evolution of PPE and the Cleaning Industry

Vanguard Safety has revolutionized the personal protective equipment (PPE) industry. In this sponsored edition of Straight Talk!, learn more about how they've made PPE better, safer, and more available for cleaning professionals.

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PDCA
August 22, 2022 Bryan Christiansen

Protect Your Employees’ Health and Safety

Health and Safety

A facility manager’s responsibilities are immense, and that long list includes occupational health and safety as well. Here are four strategies that can help facility managers protect the well-being of their employees.

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EVS, environmental services staff, hospital workers, hospital housekeepers
December 10, 2021 Kathleen Misovic

Common PPE Mistakes in Health Care Environments

Health and Safety

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) can help prevent environmental services (EVS) staff from contracting infectious diseases. But PPE only works well if staff choose the correct equipment and wear it properly.

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health care EVS workers, hospital cleaner, hospital custodian
August 26, 2021 Carol Calabrese

A Review of Cleanliness Protocols for Health Care EVS Workers

Infection Control

It's not time to let our guards down. Here are ways health care EVS workers can be well prepared for the next infectious situation.

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floor, floor care, communication,
June 22, 2021 Michael Catanzaro

Floor Care and the Art of Communication

Hard Floors

Good communication on how to take care of hard floors is the key to a sustainable workplace environment and healthy facility.

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April 22, 2021 Michael Patterson

Rolling Out the ‘New’ IEHA

Health and Safety

A fresh brand identity and focus positions IEHA for the future.

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hospital bed
February 16, 2021 Kathleen Misovic

Patient Satisfaction Tied to Increased Hospital Cleanings

Infection Control

Jack McGurk, president and CEO of Systems Improvement Initiatives Inc., offered a possible solution to health care-acquired infections in his educational session at the 2020 ISSA Show North America Virtual Experience.

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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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Cross-Contamination
June 30, 2020 Craig Sykora

How to Prevent Cross-Contamination

Health and Safety

Cross-contamination is an aspect where we can diminish the risk of an infection spreading to multiple people. It's critical to ensure that sanitization is the top priority when managing workplaces, facilities and more.

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June 23, 2020 Eric Bates

Using UV Systems to Combat HAIs

Infection Control

With health care facilities having the highest risk of spreading a virus, UV systems offer a way to combat the infectious pathogens easily.

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