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EFFECTIVE DISINFECTION TECHNIQUES - hs - May 2017
Products That Effectively Target Pathogens


PUTTING DISINFECTION IN THE HOT SEAT - hs - May 2017
Ensuring The Efficacy Of Disinfectants


PUTTING DISINFECTION IN THE HOT SEAT - hs - May 2017
Selecting And Using Disinfectants


PUTTING DISINFECTION IN THE HOT SEAT - hs - May 2017
Creating An Infection Control Risk Assessment


CLEANING FOR COMFORT - hs - May 2017
Improving Disinfection Techniques


THE DEMAND FOR DISINFECTING - hs - May 2017
High Demand For Disinfectants


- news - 5/3/2017
Focusing On VOC Claims


WHEN TO USE A CLEANER, SANITIZER OR DISINFECTANT - sm - April 2017
Sanitizing, Cleaning And Disinfecting: Know The Differences


- hs - April 2017
Defining Cleaning Chemicals
Ensuring that the correct products are used throughout the department

- news - 4/26/2017
Study Reveals UV Disinfection Rates


- news - 4/24/2017
Biological Cleaning Products Are Being Undervalued, Expert Says


THE SCIENCE OF GREEN CLEANING - hs - April 2017
Improving Cleaning Process And Procedures


- news - 4/6/2017
First Health Systems To Deploy UV Disinfection Technology


NOT YOUR MOTHER’S HYDROGEN PEROXIDE - cp - November 2016
Down And Dirty: Improved Hydrogen Peroxide Explained


- sm - November 2016
Understanding Sanitizers, Cleaners And Disinfectants


- cp - September 2016
Sanitize And Disinfect With Engineered Water


BENEFITING FROM GREEN CLEANING - hs - August 2016
UW-Madison Finds Success Cleaning With Ozone
How making one small change has impacted the cleaning program at University of Wisconsin–Madison

EFFECTIVE INFECTION PREVENTION - hs - August 2016
Technology That Prevents Hospital Acquired Infections


CURTAIN CALL - sm - August 2016
Cleaning And Disinfecting Soft Surfaces


- sm - August 2016
Using Chemicals For Furniture Cleaning In Healthcare


- sm - August 2016
UV Light Disinfection And Other Alternative Methods


KNOWING THE DIFFERENCE - hs - June 2016
Differences Between Cleaners, Disinfectants And Sanitizers


KNOWING THE DIFFERENCE - hs - June 2016
Choosing The Right Chemical For The Job


KNOWING THE DIFFERENCE - hs - June 2016
Training On Proper Chemical Use


SHEDDING LIGHT ON UV TECHNOLOGY - hs - May 2016
Benefits Of Disinfecting With UV Technology


SHEDDING LIGHT ON UV TECHNOLOGY - hs - May 2016
Augmenting Cleaning With Disinfecting Technology


SHEDDING LIGHT ON UV TECHNOLOGY - hs - May 2016
Training And Compliance Of Disinfection Equipment


REPLACING THE 10-MINUTE DWELL TIME - cp - November 2015
The New Standard In Dwell Times


- cp - November 2015
Should Cleaners Spray Disinfectants Onto Surfaces?


PROTECT YOUR HOSPITAL FROM GOVERNMENT ‘FINES’ - hs - October 2015
Preventing Hospital Acquired Infections And Readmissions Fines


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


QUAT BINDING IS A SERIOUS THREAT IN FOODSERVICE FACILITIES - sm - September 2015
Binding Reduces Quaternary Ammonium Chloride Effectiveness


- sm - September 2015
How To Properly Use Quaternary Ammonium Products


- cp - September 2015
Activated Water And On-site Chemical Generation


- cp - September 2015
Cleaning And Disinfecting With Water


- sm - September 2015
Using Hypochlorous Acid, Ozonated Water For Cleaning


- cp - June 2015
Cleaning, Disinfecting Can Stop Spread Of Illness


WHEN CHEMICALS ARE NO LONGER EFFECTIVE - hs - June 2015
What Is Quat Binding And Why It Must Be Prevented


WHEN CHEMICALS ARE NO LONGER EFFECTIVE - hs - June 2015
Tips To Preventing Quat Absorption


SHIELDING FACILITIES FROM INFECTION - hs - April 2015
Infection Prevention That Fights Pandemics


SHIELDING FACILITIES FROM INFECTION - hs - April 2015
Training Staff On Proper Infection Prevention


SHIELDING FACILITIES FROM INFECTION - hs - April 2015
Understanding Transmission Of Germs


SHIELDING FACILITIES FROM INFECTION - hs - April 2015
Protecting Staff From Germ Exposure


SHINING LIGHT ON HAI PREVENTION - hs - February 2015
Technology That Defends Against Hospital-Acquired Infections


SHINING LIGHT ON HAI PREVENTION - hs - February 2015
Cost Of UV Disinfection Techology


- cp - November 2014
Follow The Dwell Time On The Label


- cp - November 2014
Comparing Cost, Convenience Of Chemical Disinfectants


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


- sm - August 2014
Disinfecting And Hand Washing Reduce Workplace Illnesses


- news - 8/27/2014
Tips To Eliminate Mold, Mildew and Bacteria In Restrooms


- news - 8/14/2014
CDC Outlines Suggestions for Keeping Viruses Contained


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


BATTLE SUPERBUGS WITH SHORTER DWELL TIMES - sm - June 2014
Disinfecting Against Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria


BATTLE SUPERBUGS WITH SHORTER DWELL TIMES - sm - June 2014
Types of Disinfectants Used in Healthcare Facilities


BATTLE SUPERBUGS WITH SHORTER DWELL TIMES - sm - June 2014
Targeting Disease-causing Pathogens


TEACHING GERM WARFARE - hs - June 2014
Explanation Of The Five Levels Of Clean
Surfaces custodians should focus on in an effort to reduce the spread of infection

TEACHING GERM WARFARE - hs - June 2014
Chemicals And Equipment That Fight Infections
Surfaces custodians should focus on in an effort to reduce the spread of infection

PROTECTION FROM RESTROOM BACTERIA - hs - April 2014
How To Identify And Fight Restroom Germs


PROTECTION FROM RESTROOM BACTERIA - hs - April 2014
Using Proper Chemicals To Clean Restrooms


CLEANING UP THE CONFUSION - hs - February 2014
Understanding The Differences Between Cleaning Chemicals


CLEANING UP THE CONFUSION - hs - February 2014
When Is It Important To Sanitize


CLEANING UP THE CONFUSION - hs - February 2014
Disinfecting Fights Bacteria And Infections


CLEANING UP THE CONFUSION - hs - February 2014
Training On Proper Use Of Chemicals


A HEALTHY CLEAN - hs - October 2013
Identifying And Using Hospital-Grade Disinfectants


A HEALTHY CLEAN - hs - October 2013
Where And When To Use Disinfectants In Healthcare Facilities


A HEALTHY CLEAN - hs - October 2013
Developing A Disinfecting Plan


A HEALTHY CLEAN - hs - October 2013
Preventing HAIs With Disinfectants


A HEALTHY CLEAN - hs - October 2013
Proper Use Of Cleaners And Disinfectants


A HEALTHY CLEAN - hs - October 2013
Using Cleaning And Disinfecting Wipes In Healthcare


A HEALTHY CLEAN - hs - October 2013
Misconceptions Of Cleaners And Disinfectants


- news - 10/23/2013
Follow-Up Cleanliness Tests Revealing For Hotels


- news - 9/17/2013
Techniques To Fend Off Germs As Cold And Flu Season Approaches


FOUR BENEFITS OF PREPORTIONED CHEMICAL USE - hs - August 2013
Four Benefits Of Preportioned Chemical Use
Mt. San Antonio College outlines why chemical packets have helped streamline departmental processes

UPCLOSE: CLEANING IS NOT THE SAME AS DISINFECTING - cp - August 2013
Disinfecting For Health


UPCLOSE: CLEANING IS NOT THE SAME AS DISINFECTING - cp - August 2013
Learn The Difference Between Sanitizing and Disinfecting


UPCLOSE: CLEANING IS NOT THE SAME AS DISINFECTING - cp - August 2013
Establishing Cleaning and Disinfecting Frequencies In Contracts


UPCLOSE: CLEANING IS NOT THE SAME AS DISINFECTING - cp - August 2013
Getting Building Occupants Involved In Office Cleanliness


UPCLOSE: A HEALTHIER APPROACH TO DISINFECTING SCHOOLS - sm - August 2013
Aligning Cleaning And Disinfecting Procedures In Schools


UPCLOSE: A HEALTHIER APPROACH TO DISINFECTING SCHOOLS - sm - August 2013
Disinfecting Schools' High Touch Surfaces


UPCLOSE: A HEALTHIER APPROACH TO DISINFECTING SCHOOLS - sm - August 2013
Green Disinfectant Options


UPCLOSE: A HEALTHIER APPROACH TO DISINFECTING SCHOOLS - sm - August 2013
Disinfecting Child Care Centers


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS - hs - August 2013
Understanding OSHA's GHS Requirements


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS - hs - August 2013
The 'Right To Know' About Chemical Hazards


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS - hs - August 2013
Updates To The GHS Language


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS - hs - August 2013
Training Workers On GHS Requirements


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS - hs - August 2013
GHS Chemical Label Specifics


- news - 8/27/2013
Breakdown Of EPA Industrial Wipes Standard


- news - 6/21/2013
Demand for Disinfectant & Antimicrobial Chemicals to Reach $1.6 Billion in 2017


HOSPITAL-GRADE CLEANING PAYS OFF IN ANY MARKET - cp - April 2013
BSCs Expand Infection Control Services


HOSPITAL-GRADE CLEANING PAYS OFF IN ANY MARKET - cp - April 2013
Tailoring Infection Control Programs to the Market


- news - 5/20/2013
Seven Strategies Cleaners Can Use To Reduce Asthma Triggers


- news - 5/14/2013
Study Outlines Transmission Of Germs


- hs - February 2013
Providing a Safe, Clean and Disinfected Environment
Outlining the tools cleaners need to effectively do their jobs

- hs - February 2013
Practices That Ward Off C. Diff Infections
Identifying C. diff and cleaning practices that will keep infections at bay

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

- sm - February 2013
Proper Disinfection in the Restroom
Janitors aren’t properly disinfecting restroom surfaces. Here’s what you can do to help

- hs - February 2013
When And Where Disinfection Is Needed
Answers to some of the most common disinfection questions

PREVENTING HAIS - hs - February 2013
How To Reduce Hospital-Acquired Infections
Cleaning techniques and technologies that help reduce hospital-acquired infections

- news - 2/12/2013
Protecting Sensitive Populations From Flu


PREVENTING HAIS - hs - February 2013
Preventing Hospital-Acquired Infections
With reputations and reimbursement rates at stake, healthcare facilities are taking a closer look at how to best reduce hospital-acquired infections

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

- news - 1/24/2013
Widespread Influenza Epidemic Prompts Tips to Fight Flu


- news - 1/18/2013
HFI and PC4HS Provide Tips For Flu Prevention


- news - 1/15/2013
Survey: Preventing Infection, Keeping Workplaces Clean And Healthy


- news - 1/10/2013
Flu Infections Sweep The Country, Hospitalizing Thousands


- news - 1/8/2013
Custodians Credited With Getting School Back On Track After Sandy


- news - 1/2/2013
Investigation Reveals Truth Behind C.diff Claims


- news - 12/19/2012
C.diff Cases Successfully Identified By Trained Dogs


- hs - November 2012
Understand Disinfecting and Sanitizing
There are big differences between disinfecting and sanitizing in foodservice facilities

- news - 11/21/2012
Poll: Toxic Chemical Reform Good for Business


- hs - November 2012
Foodservice Sanitation and Infection Control
Disinfecting and sanitizing procedures in foodservice facilities are crucial for killing bacteria

- news - 11/19/2012
Survey: Cleaners First Line of Defense Against Infection


- news - 11/15/2012
Survey: Flu Virus Set to Make Workers, Businesses Ill this Season


- hs - November 2012
Cleaning Up Confusion On Disinfection


- news - 11/9/2012
Five Steps To Preventing Flu in the Workplace


- news - 10/11/2012
Disinfecting Tips That Help Prevent Infection


- hs - September 2012
Cleaning Frequencies: Who Cleans This and How Often?
Taking a close look at cleaning frequencies

- hs - August 2012
Benefits of Antibacterial Wipes in Health Care
Cedar Community supplies non-custodial staff with antibacterial wipes in an effort to help with interim cleaning

- news - 8/9/2012
Demand for Cleaning Chemicals to Reach $11 Billion in 2016


- news - 7/31/2012
Disinfecting Tips That Fight Whooping Cough Outbreaks


FEATURE - hs - June 2012
Privacy Curtain Cleaning Solutions
Techniques to cleaning bacteria-ridden privacy curtains

FEATURE - hs - June 2012
Hospital Curtains Pose Health Risks
Hospital curtains lead to more than privacy when not disinfected properly

- news - 6/13/2012
E.coli Linked To Illnesses In Six States


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

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - April 2012
Choosing A Safer Disinfectant
The EPA classifies disinfectants as pesticides so they can't be certified as green

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - April 2012
Disinfecting In Commercial Offices
How often high-touch surfaces should be disinfected and which kind of disinfectant should be used

- hs - April 2012
Understanding The Need for Disinfection
Answers to some of the most common disinfection questions

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - April 2012
Disinfecting During Cold and Flu Season
Which disinfectants work against colds and flus, especially the new H3N2 virus

- sm - April 2012
Dwell Time A Must With Disinfectant Wet Wipes
Distributors say proper dwell time often is not met with disinfectant wet wipes

- sm - April 2012
Open Market For Disinfectant Wet Wipes
This convenient product is a fit for schools, healthcare facilities, retail and grocery stores, daycares and fitness centers

- hs - April 2012
Fighting Infections With Proper Cleaning And Disinfecting
Housekeeping managers come clean about cleaning and disinfecting techniques that work in the fight against infections in hospitals

- news - 3/20/2012
Survey: Professionals Unclear About Proper Cleaning and Disinfecting


- news - 3/20/2012
Seeking Enforcement of Disclosure Law for Cleaning Products in NY


- sm - March 2012
Disinfecting and Sanitizing in Foodservice Facilities
Disinfecting and sanitizing procedures are crucial for killing bacteria that is present and could transfer to food

- news - 2/27/2012
Hospitals Undergo Study to Test Surface Cleanliness


- hs - February 2012
Housekeeping's Role In Infection Prevention


- news - 2/3/2012
Top Tips for Disinfecting Schools


- news - 1/13/2012
Research: Lidless Toilets Spread C. Diff


- news - 12/22/2011
Disinfection Technique Could Revolutionize Hospital And Bed Bug Cleaning


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


- sm - November 2011
Convenient Disinfectants
Wet wipes and aerosols can be used to disinfect commonly-touched surfaces and objects

- cp - November 2011
Getting Dressed For Infection Control


- news - 11/17/2011
Update on EPA Green Disinfectant Pilot Program


- news - 11/8/2011
Cleaning vs. Disinfecting: Best Practices for Proper Restroom Cleaning


- news - 10/26/2011
Survey: Gauging Knowledge On Disinfection


- cp - September 2011
Disinfecting and ATP-Monitoring Commonly Touched Surfaces In Healthcare Facilities


- cp - September 2011
Choosing The Right Disinfectant Against C. diff In Healthcare Facilities
A closer look at products and processes that prevent cross-contamination

- news - 8/16/2011
Global Disinfectant and Antiseptic Market to Reach $7 billion by 2016


MANUFACTURER FORUM - cp - April 2011
Chemical Alternatives To Green Disinfectants


- news - 4/7/2011
EPA Targets Disinfectant Label Wording


FEATURES - hs - November 2010
Cleaners & Disinfectants: There's A Wipe For That
Convenience and chemistry drives interest in cleaning wipes

UP CLOSE: CLEANERS & DISINFECTANTS - sm - October 2010
Cleaning Around Sensitive Populations
Schools, healthcare facilities and even office buildings house vulnerable occupants that can be adversely affected by harsh chemicals

FEATURES - hs - April 2010
Infection Control: Cleaning Helps Ward Off Global Pandemic
Best practices that got facilities through a long stretch of pandemic and flu season threats

DISINFECTANTS - cp - March 2010
Green Disinfectants: Certification On Horizon Through EPA Pilot Programs


FEATURES - hs - February 2010
Restroom: Superbugs In A Hospital Near You
As superbugs pose increasing risk to patients, hospital restroom cleaning operations must exercise some due diligence in chemical selection and training

MULTI-PURPOSE CHEMICALS - cp - February 2010
Multi-purpose Chemicals: The Power Of One


GREEN NEWS - sm - January 2010
EPA Officially Launches Green Disinfectant Program


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 - November 2009
Designing A Greener Disinfectant
As the EPA launches pilots to green disinfectants and sanitizers, organizations can begin greening disinfectant use today

ONLINE REPORT - hs - November 2009
Targeting H1N1
Disinfectants Aid In Pandemic Preparedness

ASHKIN ON GREEN - cp - September 2009
Selecting Disinfectants For A Green Cleaning Program


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

NEWS TICKER - cp - May 2009
H1N1 Outbreak Spotlights Importance Of Cleaning


ONLINE REPORT - cp - April 2009
H1N1 Fact Sheet For Cleaning Professionals
What industry professionals need to know about swine flu

GREEN NEWS - sm - May 2009
Maryland Passes Green Cleaning Legislation


UP CLOSE: CLEANERS & DISINFECTANTS - sm - March 2009
Green: The Only Option?
Green cleaners have their place in a cleaning program, but end users must be aware of their limitations

NEWSBRIEFS - cp - March 2009
BSCAI, ISSA To Co-Locate Trade Shows Starting In 2010


GREEN NEWS - sm - January 2009
ISSA And Ashkin Propose Disinfectant Program To EPA


GREEN NEWS - sm - November 2008
EPA Establishes Work Group For Disinfectants


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


OPERATIONSLOG: ODOR CONTROL - cp - November 2008
Odors: Don't Mask Them — Remove Them


OPERATIONSLOG: DISINFECTANTS - cp - November 2008
Disinfectant Methods Offer Variety Of Options


- news - 10/9/2008
Study: Proper Chemical Usage in Hospitals


FEATURE - hs - September 2008
Cleaners and Disinfectants: Minimizing Your Chemical Inventory
Assessing chemicals is a big job, but it needs to be done regularly

AROUND THE INDUSTRY - sm - August 2008
EPA To Focus On Green Claims For Disinfectants, Sanitizers


EDITOR'S NOTE - sm - April 2008
Hot Topic: 'Green Disinfectants'


MARKET PULSE - sm - March 2008
Disinfectants: Finding A Green Alternative
Disinfection plays a significant role in most facilities' cleaning regimes. But because disinfectants can't be certified green, distributors are helping end users find healthy alternatives

NEWSBRIEFS - cp - January 2008
MRSA: A 'Super' Problem


NEWS - hs - November 2007
Industry Buzz


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

CLEANING OPERATIONS: CLEANERS & DISINFECTANTS - hs - September 2007
Chemicals: Shopping for Cleaners and Disinfectants
Tips on how to make the right choices

FEATURE - sm - March 2007
Matching Green With The Marketplace
A green cleaning program that includes disinfectants is possible. How to work with your customers to determine and meet their needs and expectations

ASHKINONGREEN - cp - February 2007
What Makes A Disinfectant Green?
Even though disinfectants don’t have green standards, they are still a part of green cleaning programs

- news - 12/15/2006
Cleaning Chemicals See Strong Demand for Years to Come


OPERATIONSLOG: DISINFECTANTS - cp - November 2006
Tailoring Disinfectants To Specific Facilities
To use disinfectants properly, cleaning objectives must be identified and targeted by the cleaning program

- news - 10/17/2006
Disinfectant: School Janitor Armed with Antibacterial Spray


CLEANING OPERATIONS: CHEMICALS - hs - September 2006
Chemicals: Making the Right Choices When it Comes to Cleaners and Disinfectants
Gauging chemical use and application requires understanding the unique cleaning needs of your facility

GREENGUIDE - cp - September 2006
Selecting A Greener Disinfectant
Each year, six out of every 100 janitors experience lost-time chemical-related injuries

FEATURE: CLEANERS & DISINFECTANTS - sm - January 2006
Disinfectant Cleaners Give A Good Fight
Cleaners and disinfectants are on the front line when it comes to battling germs. Their efficacy suffers, however, if they’re not used correctly

CHEMICAL CARE - hs - September 2005
Disinfectant and Germ warfare: Experts debate the pluses and minuses of disinfectant use
In certain facilities and applications, routine and thorough cleaning is all that might be needed to remove germs

OPERATIONS LOG - cp - May 2004
Cleaners and Disinfectants: The Vocabulary Of Clean
Chemicals