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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

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

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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ASHRAE Standard 241: Control of Infectious Aerosols
January 29, 2024 Dr. Gráinne Cunniffe

ASHRAE Standard 241: Control of Infectious Aerosols

A new standard addresses the transmission of airborne diseases, providing guidance on how to operate buildings in a way that helps prevent the spread of airborne infectious aerosols in various indoor spaces.

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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

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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Spread Cleanliness, Not Germs
November 15, 2023 Lori Strazdas

Spread Cleanliness, Not Germs

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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cold and flu, sick
October 27, 2023 Kathleen Misovic

Weathering the Cold and Flu Season

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

Keep Salmonella Off the Menu

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

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Female doctor using hand sanitizer at the hospital
October 2, 2023 Ryan Kupperman

Hand Hygiene Remains a Top Priority

More than three years since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, hand hygiene remains a top priority due to the impact it continues to make on both health and healthcare.

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Disinfecting a wheelchair
September 11, 2023 Julie Dumais-Nakos

Wipe Out HAIs Without Ruining Your Medical Mobility Equipment

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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college, university
September 7, 2023 Kurt Kuempel

The Importance of Hygiene in Higher Education

Maintaining a well-kept campus not only helps improve the school’s appearance, but also has been shown to impact students’ education.

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sink, drain
September 1, 2023 Robert Kravitz

Mastering the Art of Keeping Drains Clean and Healthy

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

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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

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

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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Modern office building interior
July 7, 2023 Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner

Ever-Present Germs in Buildings

As with any place on earth, microorganisms (bacteria, viruses, fungi) exist in the air, on surfaces—and on building materials. Acknowledging that germs are ever-present in buildings can be the first step in dealing with them properly.

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GBACtv CDC AIQ guidelines
June 5, 2023

Cleaning Industry IAQ Experts Analyze New CDC Ventilation Guidelines for COVID-19

In this episode of BioTalk, a GBACtv production, ISSA Media Director Jeff Cross talks to four inside air quality (IAQ) experts to get their take on the newest ventilation guidelines from the CDC, designed to help prevent the transmission of COVID-19.

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Improve IAQ with HVAC Upgrades and Maintenance
May 10, 2023 Emily Wright

Improve IAQ with HVAC Upgrades and Maintenance

Indoor air quality (IAQ) should and will continue to be a primary focus for facility managers and building owners serious about maintaining a healthy environment.

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