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PRESERVING LAUNDRY STANDARDS - hs - April 2017
Proper Laundering Aids In Infection Prevention
The role that laundry facilities play in proper infection prevention strategies

SIMPLIFYING RESTROOM CLEANING PROGRAMS - hs - October 2015
Improve Restroom Cleaning Processes


SIMPLIFYING RESTROOM CLEANING PROGRAMS - hs - October 2015
Tools That Simplify Restroom Cleaning


SIMPLIFYING RESTROOM CLEANING PROGRAMS - hs - October 2015
Barriers To Improving Restroom Cleaning


PROTECT YOUR HOSPITAL FROM GOVERNMENT ‘FINES’ - hs - October 2015
Products That Protect Against HAIs


- sm - August 2015
Color-coding Prevents Cross Contamination, Breaks Language Barrier


PROTECTING THE MICROFIBER INVESTMENT - hs - April 2015
Proper Laundering Prolongs Microfiber Life


PROTECTING THE MICROFIBER INVESTMENT - hs - April 2015
Tips To Laundering Microfiber


PROTECTING THE MICROFIBER INVESTMENT - hs - April 2015
How To Properly Dry Microfiber


THE DIRT ON CLEANING CLOTHS - hs - November 2014
Microfiber Cloths Excel Over Cotton


THE DIRT ON CLEANING CLOTHS - hs - November 2014
Proper Use Of Cleaning Cloths Prevent Cross-Contamination


THE DIRT ON CLEANING CLOTHS - hs - November 2014
Do’s And Don’ts Of Laundering


THE DIRT ON CLEANING CLOTHS - hs - November 2014
Role Of Wet Wipes In Commercial Cleaning


- news - 7/23/2014
Study Reveals Germ Hotspot In Hospitals


UPCLOSE: HEAVY METAL - sm - October 2013
Study Shows Launderable Shop Towels May Contribute To Metal Exposure


THE HYGIENIC BENEFITS OF PAPER TOWELS - sm - September 2013
Mayo Experts Recommend Paper Towels


CLEAN BILL OF HEALTH - hs - June 2013
Infection Prevention Techniques That Work


HOSPITAL-GRADE CLEANING PAYS OFF IN ANY MARKET - cp - April 2013
Critical Cleaning Services Gain Steam


- hs - February 2013
How To Prevent C. Diff
Rethinking cleaning's role in preventing C. diff and other hospital-acquired infections

- hs - February 2013
Minimizing Cross-Contamination While Cleaning
Tips to reduce cross-contamination when using cleaning cloths or mops

- news - 1/22/2013
Four Infection Control Tips That Help Prevent Cross-Contamination


- cp - November 2012
Cleaning To Prevent Whooping Cough
Disinfecting and hand washing will help prevent the spread of whooping cough

- news - 12/6/2012
High Levels of Contamination Found In Canadian Hotels


- cp - August 2012
Soap Dispensers: Preventing Cross-Contamination
Ensuring clean, bacteria-free dispensers requires planning, time, or a change to bag-in-box or cartridge dispensers

- cp - August 2012
Bulk Soap Dispensers: Examining The Potential For Bacterial Contamination
Study discovers contamination even in soaps with preservatives meant to prevent it

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - April 2012
The Difference Between Cleaning, Sanitizing and Disinfecting
Also, a discussion on disinfectant wipes and kill claims

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - February 2012
Hand Washing: How To Encourage Restroom Users
Tips to improve hand washing; plus, when antibacterial soap should be used

- sm - November 2011
Aerosols And Wipes Eliminate Cross-Contamination Concerns


- news - 5/12/2011
Study: Nursing Homes Cited for Violations


FEATURES - hs - October 2010
Coming Clean On Hand Soap
Hand soaps can be easily contaminated — making them a "playground" for bacteria

UP CLOSE: INFECTION CONTROL - sm - November 2009
Combatting H1N1 In Office Buildings
Proper disinfection methods and hand washing are critical to reducing influenza outbreaks

FEATURES - hs - September 2009
Infection Control: Flushing Away Germs
Preventing Cross-Contamination in the Restroom

FEATURE - hs - August 2009
Disinfection: Six Steps To Better Restroom Cleanliness
Preventing cross-contamination by implementing proper cleaning procedures

INFECTION CONTROL - cp - May 2009
Cross-Contamination Hot Spots


ONLINE REPORT - hs - April 2009
Swine Flu Resource Information


ASHKINONGREEN - cp - February 2009
Microfiber, Though Not Certified, Is Still Green


EDITORIAL - cp - January 2009
Be A Consultant To Customers In 2009


UP CLOSE: CROSS CONTAMINATION - sm - November 2008
Fighting The Flu
During the flu season, distributors will need to keep cross-contamination products well-stocked

EDITORIAL - cp - November 2008
Make A Difference During Flu Season


OPERATIONSLOG: CROSS-CONTAMINATION - cp - October 2008
MRSA, Superbugs Change How BSCs Clean
It’s really about best practices, and not moving any bacteria from one place to another

FEATURE - hs - July 2008
Cross-Contamination: Cleaning Targets Germ Hot Spots
Focusing on cross-contamination, proper cleaning techniques help prevent the spread of bacteria and disease

MARKET PULSE - sm - November 2007
Keys To Reducing Cross Contamination
Using the proper products and techniques - especially in the right areas - will help keep building occupants healthy

OPERATIONSLOG: CROSS-CONTAMINATION - cp - October 2007
Preventing Cross-Contamination In Schools Protects Children, Staff
BSCs should be prepared to be proactive and reactive to health threats on surfaces

OPERATIONSLOG: HAND TOOLS - cp - September 2007
Color-Coding Brooms, Brushes and Mops
Some employees say, ‘A mop is a mop,’ but once we educate them on cross-contamination, they quickly grasp the difference

INFECTION CONTROL - cp - October 2006
Infection Control: Reducing Disease In Healthcare Facilities
How to prevent the spread of C-diff, MRSA and VRE

HEALTH & SAFETY - cp - November 2005
Cleaning For Health And Healthy Buildings: Customer Q&A
Cleaning professionals weigh in on healthy buildings

OPERATIONS LOG: CROSS-CONTAMINATION - cp - August 2005
Cross contamination: Are Your Janitors Preventing - Or Spreading - Disease?


PUBLIC HEALTH - hs - June 2005
Health: Cross-Contamination Common Sense
Are you killing germs, or spreading germs — or both?
Key strategies to eliminate the transport of pathogenic microorganisms

COVER STORY - cp - September 2004
Cross-Contamination
Commercial facilities can be overlooked breeding grounds for disease. How BSCs can create a healthier environment

EDITORIAL - cp - September 2004
Time For BSCs To Publicize Their Public-Health Function