Register for the CMM Infection Control Webinar

January 12, 2021

Registration is open for the free CMM Infection Control Webinar: Debunking Disinfection Myths at 11 a.m. CST, January 26.

Join us for this hour-long program, sponsored by Coastwide Professional, 3M, and Steramist by TOMI, that will debunk common disinfection myths and teach you how to assess your current skillset when it comes to cleaning and disinfecting high-touch surfaces.

You will have a chance to ask your questions about disinfection in a live Q&A during the webinar with infection control experts Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner and Patricia Olinger of the Global Biorisk Advisory CouncilTM, a division of ISSA.

Topics to be covered:

 An overview of common disinfecting myths and misconceptions

  • Definitions of sanitizing and disinfecting
  • When to know if sanitizing is sufficient or if disinfecting is needed
  • The importance of contact or dwell time for products to work
  • Implementing proper frequency of cleaning and disinfecting
  • Measuring and testing effectiveness of cleaning and disinfecting
  • How to create a process for disinfecting a building 


  • Gavin Macgregor-Skinner, Director of GBAC, has more than 25 years of technical experience in emergency management and infectious disease surveillance and response.
  • Patricia Olinger, JM, RBP, Executive Director of GBAC, is a Certified Forensic Operator® and Certified Bio-Forensic Restoration Specialist.

The webinar is free, however, registration is required. Register here.


This webinar is sponsored by:

3M Tomi Steramist


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