Learn about Cleaning Topic: health


THE SCIENCE OF GREEN CLEANING - hs - April 2017
Perfecting Cleaning For Health


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


THE SCIENCE OF GREEN CLEANING - hs - April 2017
Growing A Green Cleaning Program


HAI PREVENTION - sm - November 2016
How Jan/san Distributors Can Help Combat Healthcare-associated Infections
Distributors play a key role in reducing the 1.7 million HAIs occurring annually

TEACHING GREEN - hs - September 2016
School Launches Cleaning For Health Program
Steps that Clarke County School District took to improve the health of their students and staff

TEACHING GREEN - hs - September 2016
Healthy Schools: Getting Buy-In From Staff


DESIGNING FOR INFECTION CONTROL - hs - September 2016
Healthcare Designs That Aid In Infection Prevention


DESIGNING FOR INFECTION CONTROL - hs - September 2016
Surfaces That Help An Infection Control Program


DESIGNING FOR INFECTION CONTROL - hs - September 2016
Considering Cleaning Processes When Designing Facilities


- cp - August 2016
The Importance Of Cleaning For Health


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


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


LEADING A MOVEMENT - hs - June 2016
Implementing A Green Cleaning Program


LEADING A MOVEMENT - hs - June 2016
Promoting Healthy Cleaning Practices


GREEN CLEANING INITIATIVES FOR HEALTHIER SCHOOLS - hs - May 2016
Promoting Student Health And Sustainable Cleaning


GREEN CLEANING INITIATIVES FOR HEALTHIER SCHOOLS - hs - May 2016
Measuring Green Cleaning Milestones


ENGAGING AND ENCOURAGING STAFF - hs - May 2016
Leadership Techniques That Encourage Cleaning Workers


ENGAGING AND ENCOURAGING STAFF - hs - May 2016
Encouraging And Motiving Staff


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


BUILDING A GREEN TEAM - hs - April 2016
Tips For Managers Launching Green Cleaning Programs


BUILDING A GREEN TEAM - hs - April 2016
The Players Needed For A Winning Green Cleaning Team


QUIET PLEASE - hs - February 2016
Benefits Of Quiet Equipment


QUIET PLEASE - hs - February 2016
Controlling The Noise That Comes From Cleaning


QUIET PLEASE - hs - February 2016
Equipment Maintenance That Controls Cleaning Noise


QUIET PLEASE - hs - February 2016
Scheduling Cleaning Can Reduce Impact On Building Occupants


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


IDEAS FOR GREEN CLEANING - hs - October 2015
Using Aqueous Ozone To Clean For Health


IDEAS FOR GREEN CLEANING - hs - October 2015
Green Cleaning Supports University Goals


IDEAS FOR GREEN CLEANING - hs - October 2015
Involving Students To Help Grow Green Programs


IDEAS FOR GREEN CLEANING - hs - October 2015
Greening Pest Control Processes


- cp - April 2015
Emphasize Student Health And Safety In School Cleaning


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


ANTIBACTERIAL SOAPS UNDER ATTACK - sm - November 2014
Triclosan Soap Manufacturers Must Prove Health Benefits


HEALTHCARE HAND WASHING ON THE RISE - hs - October 2014
Improving Hand Washing Compliance


HEALTHCARE HAND WASHING ON THE RISE - hs - October 2014
Hand Washing Programs Can Reduce Hospital Infections


HEALTHCARE HAND WASHING ON THE RISE - hs - October 2014
Hand Washing Posters Reinforce Compliance


HEALTHCARE HAND WASHING ON THE RISE - hs - October 2014
Hand Hygiene Goes High Tech


- sm - August 2014
Healthy Cleaning In Commercial Offices


- news - 9/5/2014
FDA Limits on Antibacterial Ingredients Pose Safety Risk


- news - 7/22/2014
Hand Washing Program That Reduced HAIs by 80 Percent


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


HEALTHCARE CLEANING - cp - June 2014
Healthcare Markets Provide Opportunities for BSCs


HEALTHCARE CLEANING - cp - June 2014
Environmenal Services Departments Turn To Project Outsourcing


HEALTHCARE CLEANING - cp - June 2014
BSCs Fill In Medical Cleaning Staff Gaps


HEALTHCARE CLEANING - cp - June 2014
Documenting Hospital Cleaning and Hygiene Outcomes


HEALTHCARE CLEANING - cp - June 2014
Infection Control Training Is Key To Success


BOOST HAND WASHING COMPLIANCE - sm - May 2014
Healthcare Facilities Look To Technology To Improve Hand Hygiene


BOOST HAND WASHING COMPLIANCE - sm - May 2014
Hand Hygiene Monitoring and Surveillance Systems


BOOST HAND WASHING COMPLIANCE - sm - May 2014
Engage Staff To Increase Handwashing Compliance Rates


BOOST HAND WASHING COMPLIANCE - sm - May 2014
"Wash Your Hands" Signage, Foam Soap and Moisturizers Provide Additional Hand Hygiene Solutions


LABOR AND THE LAW - cp - April 2014
Employer Obligations For Health Laws


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: GETTING CUSTOMERS ON BOARD WITH PROPER CARPET CLEANING - cp - April 2014
Cleaning Carpets for Occupant Health


K-12 SCHOOLS: IDEAL FACILITIES FOR GREEN CLEANING - cp - February 2014
H2Only Renewable Cleaning Puts Water Tech Into Practice


K-12 SCHOOLS: IDEAL FACILITIES FOR GREEN CLEANING - cp - February 2014
Commercial Cleaning Corp. Shares Green School Cleaning Guidelines


PUTTING THE SQUEEZE ON BUDGETS - hs - February 2014
Promoting Cleaning Efficiencies As Budgets Get Cut


PUTTING THE SQUEEZE ON BUDGETS - hs - February 2014
Boosting Cleaning Efficiencies: Where To Start


PUTTING THE SQUEEZE ON BUDGETS - hs - February 2014
A Team Cleaning Approach To Efficiency


PUTTING THE SQUEEZE ON BUDGETS - hs - February 2014
Cleaning Equipment That Streamlines Processes


PUTTING THE SQUEEZE ON BUDGETS - hs - February 2014
Creating A Quality Assurance Cleaning Program


- cp - February 2014
Avoiding the Affordable Care Act Is Risky Business


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


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


SM SALES SURVEY: SLOW GROWTH - sm - October 2013
Healthcare, Industrial Cleaning Fuel Jan/San Sales


GHS COUNTDOWN - sm - September 2013
Global Commerce Drives GHS Chemical Labeling


GHS COUNTDOWN - sm - September 2013
HazCom History: The “Right To Know” Act


GHS COUNTDOWN - sm - September 2013
Learning The GHS Glossary


GHS COUNTDOWN - sm - September 2013
Manufacturers Make The Switch To GHS Labels, SDS Sheets


GHS COUNTDOWN - sm - September 2013
Help Employers Meet The GHS Training Deadline


UPCLOSE: FLOOR CARE WISE BUYS - sm - September 2013
Increase Value With Multi-Task Floor Machines


UPCLOSE: FLOOR CARE WISE BUYS - sm - September 2013
Floor Equipment Training Matters


UPCLOSE: FLOOR CARE WISE BUYS - sm - September 2013
Floor Care Equipment Buyers Place Ease-of-use Over Price


UPCLOSE: FLOOR CARE WISE BUYS - sm - September 2013
Finding Floor Machines Built To Last


SHEDDING LIGHT ON ENZYMATIC CLEANERS - hs - August 2013
Controlling Odors Using Enzyme Cleaners


SHEDDING LIGHT ON ENZYMATIC CLEANERS - hs - August 2013
Performance, Green Benefits Of Enzymatic Cleaners


SHEDDING LIGHT ON ENZYMATIC CLEANERS - hs - August 2013
Proper Handling And Use of Enzyme Cleaners


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
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


- news - 9/5/2013
Health Care Reform: Notify Employees by October 1, 2013


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


HEALTHCARE CLEANING: HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTIONS - cp - June 2013
Cleaning For Hospital-Acquired Infections
With the right products and procedures, BSCs can prevent the spread of Norovirus, C. diff, MRSA and CRE

HEALTHCARE CLEANING - cp - June 2013
Challenges Of Infection Control Cleaning


HEALTHCARE CLEANING - cp - June 2013
Building Healthcare Cleaning Services


HEALTHCARE CLEANING - cp - June 2013
Monitoring Infection Control Cleaning Results


- news - 6/18/2013
PROCYON Provides $500 Student Scholarship for Healthy Carpet Care Award


- news - 6/11/2013
Coverall Honors Ronnie Harris


- news - 6/5/2013
Network Receives Award For Operational Excellence


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


- news - 5/13/2013
PC4HS Board Member, Roni Barker, Receives Plant Facilities ESP of the Year Award


COMMERCIAL HAND DRYERS IN HIGH DEMAND - sm - April 2013
New Hand Dryer Models are Hygienic and 'Hip'


WARNING SIGNS - cp - April 2013
Looking Back at OSHA Workplace Safety Laws


- news - 4/22/2013
MedAssets Recognizes Unisource As a Silver Supplier


- news - 4/18/2013
ASHRAE Publishes Second Edition of Hospital Design Manual


- news - 4/18/2013
NSF Partners With HHI to Educate Consumers on Home Health and Safety


- news - 4/17/2013
HFI Advisory Board Member and NFSI President Russell Kendzior to Speak at RIMS 2013 National Conference


- news - 4/5/2013
Federal Team Turns in 'Hospital Sustainability Plan'


- news - 3/4/2013
Joint Commission Releases 'Hot Topics in Health Care'


- news - 2/8/2013
Six Tips for Improved IAQ and Green and Healthy Schools


- news - 2/4/2013
Website Launched To Aid Workers In Healthcare Facilities


- news - 1/18/2013
Healthy Facilities Institute and IEHA Recognize ISSA Value of Clean


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


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


- news - 12/28/2012
Procyon Awarded Preferred Vendor Status Within Process Cleaning For Healthy Schools


- news - 12/19/2012
Process Cleaning for Healthy Schools Supports IEHA Measurement Program


- news - 12/17/2012
Sustainability Results In Big Savings For Hospitals, Says Survey


- news - 12/17/2012
The Healthy Facilities Institute Promotes NEA HIN Food Allergy Book


- news - 12/14/2012
Standard for High Performance Green Health Care Facilities Open for Public Review


- news - 11/26/2012
Study Finds Health and Environmental Risk in Building Insulation


SLIP AND FALL - sm - November 2012
Slip-and-Fall Accidents More Prevalent In Healthcare Facilities
Jan/san distributors can help prevent slip-and-fall accidents by training janitorial staffs on proper facility maintenance

- news - 10/31/2012
Healthy Schools Campaign Recognizes Enviro-Solutions


- news - 10/9/2012
Cleaning Products Cause Asthma Concerns for Hospital Workers


- 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 - 7/20/2012
Unisource Worldwide Renews Support of Healthy Schools Campaign


- cp - June 2012
Coverall's New CEO
Rick Ascolese takes over Coverall Health-Based Cleaning Systems

- news - 4/12/2012
Process Cleaning for Healthy Schools Picks Advanced Vapor Technologies


- 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

- news - 4/11/2012
Professionals Unite to Green Healthcare


- news - 4/10/2012
Study: 92 Percent of Hospital Privacy Curtains are Contaminated


- news - 4/9/2012
Hospitals Promote Healthier Communities and Reduce Costs


- 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 - 3/9/2012
Dr. Jessica Green Joins HFI Advisory


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


- news - 1/26/2012
Coverall’s VP of Operations and Development Honored By SURGistrategies Magazine


- news - 1/25/2012
Coverall Names New President And CEO


- news - 1/13/2012
Top Ten Ways to Promote Healthy Schools


- news - 11/9/2011
First Public Charter School Joins Healthful Schools Program


- news - 11/3/2011
Report: Need for Information on Impact of Staff Health, Environment and Cleanliness in Hospitals


- 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 - 9/19/2011
Past Senior Director of the Green Guide for Health Care Joins HFI Advisory Board


- news - 8/26/2011
HFI Officially Supports CIRI Symposium


- news - 8/15/2011
HFI Adds Three Advisory Board Members


- news - 8/11/2011
HFI Acknowledges Participants in Healthy Carpet Workgroup


- news - 7/28/2011
Survey: 1 in 3 Americans Affected by HIA


- news - 7/13/2011
Students Honored for Leadership in Cleaning, Hygiene and Health


- hs - June 2011
Hospitals Target Infection Control Issues
Hospitals focus on providing safe environments through cleaning for health


- hs - June 2011
Sanitization Is Top Priority in Health Care
Hospitals focus on providing safe environments through cleaning for health

- news - 7/6/2011
Anna Gilmore Hall Joins HFI Advisory Board


- news - 6/6/2011
Study: Poor Handwashing Practices in Health Care


MARKET PROFILE - cp - May 2011
Healthcare Accounts Require Dedication To Specialized Cleaning
Medical clinics, dental and doctor offices, surgical centers and imaging facilities are a lucrative niche

IN THE NEWS - sm - May 2011
USGBC Introduces LEED For Healthcare
Outlining environmentally responsible design and construction requirements for both new and existing buildings

EDITORIAL - cp - May 2011
Green Cleaning Programs Tailored For Healthcare Facilities


- news - 5/18/2011
HFI Becomes ISSA Alliance Partner


- news - 5/13/2011
Study: HEPA Filters Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Disease


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


- news - 4/11/2011
LEED for Healthcare Debuts at CleanMed Conference


AROUND THE INDUSTRY - sm - March 2011
New Institute Promotes Healthy Indoor Environments


- news - 3/9/2011
Training: OSHA Releases Video for Health Care Workers


COVER STORY - cp - February 2011
Health Scare
How BSCs are preparing for possible implementation of health care reform legislation

FEATURES - hs - February 2011
Defining Green and Sustainability
Sorting through the green and sustainable lexicon

AROUND THE INDUSTRY - sm - October 2010
Green Buildings Improve Occupant Health


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

IN THE NEWS - sm - February 2010
New Wisconsin Bill Proposes Green Cleaning Mandates


ISSA REPORTS - cp - October 2009
Updates from the Leading Association for the Cleaning Industry Worldwide


- news - 6/8/2009
Swine Flu Continues To Linger


GREEN PRODUCTS - cp - May 2009
Green Cleaning Schools Legislation: How BSCs Are Adjusting


REGARDING... - cp - May 2009
Cleaning Receives Mixed Messages


- news - 5/12/2009
SEIU Announces Healthcare Reform Coalition


FEATURE - hs - September 2008
Clean For Health: Achieving Green and Clean
New technologies strike the right balance between environmentally friendly and germ-free

UP CLOSE - sm - June 2008
Soaps: The Crossover Appeal To Multiple Markets
Certain features make specific soaps desirable for more than one business sector

BUSINESSCENTER - cp - April 2008
Health Insurance Costs Reduced With Wellness Programs
When workers are healthy, they are usually more productive and happier at work

- news - 3/31/2008
Survey: Health Care Tops Worker List of Worries


- news - 2/27/2008
School Takes Right Steps To Fight MRSA


MARKET BY MARKET: EDUCATION - hs - February 2008
Keeping The MRSA Bacteria At Bay
What cleaning managers should know about beating the "Superbug"

- news - 1/29/2008
Reducing the Risk of Flu and Other Communicable Illnesses in the Workplace


- news - 1/24/2008
EPA Settles Over Asbestos Violations in S.F. Schools


- news - 1/17/2008
EPA Issues Emission Standards for Hospital Sterilizers


CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE 2008 - cp - January 2008
Green Cleaning In Educational Facilities


- news - 12/18/2007
Chemical Exposures May be Linked to Diseases


- news - 11/12/2007
Schools Search for Ways to Recap MRSA Dollars


- news - 11/2/2007
Better Cleaning Can Prevent MRSA in Hospitals


- news - 10/24/2007
Statement On 2006 Workplace Injury and Illness Rates


- news - 10/17/2007
Janitors Awarded Health Contract


- news - 8/21/2007
Health Care Exhibit Spotlights Green


- news - 8/3/2007
Preparing for an Influenza Pandemic


FEATURE - hs - August 2007
Cleaning for Health
Preventing cross-contamination starts with the right products and proper training

- news - 7/27/2007
OSHA's Pandemic Flu Guidance For Healthcare Workers


- news - 6/27/2007
Sustainability and Green Buildings Embraced by the Health Care Industry


- news - 5/25/2007
NFIB Releases Small Business Health-Care Survey Results


- news - 4/25/2007
HR: Employees Rank Health Insurance as Top Benefit


- news - 4/19/2007
Study Reveals Possible New Defense Against Bird Flu


- news - 4/16/2007
Health: London Hospital Cuts Corners at Patients Expense


MARKET BY MARKET: HEALTH CARE - hs - April 2007
Health Care: Meeting OSHA Regulations
An overview of health care facility due diligence

HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT - cp - April 2007
Schools Ripe For Green Cleaning
The time is now for BSCs to win green cleaning contracts in schools

- news - 3/5/2007
ASHES Announces 2007 National Healthcare Environment Services and Housekeeping Week


ASHKINONGREEN - cp - March 2007
Does ‘Green’ Mean Cleaning For Health?
Typically, cleaning is seen as a commodity because customers think all cleaning is the same

- news - 2/12/2007
Management: SEIU Partnership With Fortune 500 Companies, Labor And Civic Leaders to Spur Effort To Fix Health Care in America


BUSINESSCENTER - cp - February 2007
Health Care Insurance: Increase Awareness To Reduce Costs


- news - 1/31/2007
First Medical Facility in D.C. to Implement Green Cleaning


- news - 1/30/2007
Cleaning for Health: Cleaners Step Up to Fight Outbreak


- news - 1/22/2007
Health: Cleaning Crew Fights Off Norovirus


- news - 1/17/2007
Union: SEIU Partnership with AARP, Business Roundtable is Evidence of Momentum to Address Health Care Crisis


- news - 1/8/2007
Union: Strike Looming for Twin Cities Janitors


- news - 12/13/2006
Health: Cruise Ship Passes Cleaning Standards


- news - 12/1/2006
Surface Cleaning, Disinfecting, Hand Hygiene Play Critical Role in Infection Control


- news - 11/30/2006
OSHA Unveils New Guidance for Protecting Employees Against Avian Flu


- news - 11/21/2006
Health: Cruise Ship Docked for Extra Cleaning


- news - 11/9/2006
Health: Study Claims Carpet Linked to Adult Asthma


- news - 10/13/2006
Health: EPA Helps to Improve the Health, Safety, and Performance within Schools


- news - 10/2/2006
Cleaning For Health: Dr. Michael Berry Addresses ASHES


NEWSBRIEFS - cp - October 2006
Healthy Schools Campaign Releases Green Handbook


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

- news - 9/29/2006
Safety: Custodial Crew Assists in Drive for Healthier Campus


- news - 8/25/2006
Cleaning for Health: Cleaning up after Norovirus


CLEANING FOR HEALTH - hs - August 2006
Cleaning for Health: Healthy Alternative to Clean
From products to practices: The art of cleaning with a serious eye on building occupant health

THECPINTERVIEW - cp - August 2006
Interview with Patti Costello, ASHES
The state of the healthcare market and what BSCs need to know before cleaning its facilities

- news - 7/27/2006
Chemicals: Transit Authority Requests Lung-Safe Products


- news - 7/26/2006
Cleaning for Health: Survey Notes Impact of Avian Flu


- news - 7/25/2006
Cleaning Chemicals Blamed for In-Flight Illnesses


GREENGUIDE - cp - July 2006
Health Care Green Cleaning: Healthy Cleaning For Healthy Patients
Hospitals and contractors are finding that good old water can work a lot better than chemicals

- news - 6/14/2006
EPA Teams Up to Make Health Care Environmentally Sustainable


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

HEALTH - cp - November 2004
Facing The Flu?
The vaccine shortage will challenge BSCs, but they can help customers and workers stay healthy

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


BIZ 101 - cp - May 2004
Health-Care Cost Control