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PREVENTING CROSS-CONTAMINATION October 2022
Best Tools, Processes to Combat Cross-Contamination



PREVENTING CROSS-CONTAMINATION October 2022
Tips and Tricks for Keeping Environments Safe and Clean





































TIPS TO COMBAT CANDIDA AURIS IN HEALTHCARE April 2022
Candida auris Disinfection Best Practices















BACK TO BASICS February 2022
Labels Key To Selecting Disinfectants






MANAGEMENT: THE CLEAN SYNDROME November 2021
How Cleaning And Disneyland Are Connected


MAKING AN IMPRESSION November 2021
Tips For Improving Restroom Experiences









STRATEGIC USE OF CHEMICALS November 2020
Green-Friendly Infection Control Practices


STRATEGIC USE OF CHEMICALS November 2020
Selecting Safe COVID-19 Disinfectants


REFRESHING THE MESSAGE November 2020
Product Research Key To Customer Service


KEEPING A FOCUS ON FLOOR CARE November 2020
Pandemic Drives Disinfectant Demands



DIAGNOSING DISPENSING METHODS October 2020
Applying Chemicals Safely And Efficiently


LENDING A HAND August 2020
Chemical Safety Guidance For Customers


FROM THE EDITOR August 2020
First Impressions Key To Facility Reopening






REINFORCING CHEMICAL PROTOCOL April 2020
Chemical Training Vital To COVID-19 Management


ESSENTIAL TOOLS FOR ESSENTIAL WORKERS April 2020
Education, Protocols And Products To Combat COVID-19









THE AIR WE BREATHE April 2019
Identify And Eliminate Indoor Air Pollutants


THE AIR WE BREATHE April 2019
How To Clean The Air


THE AIR WE BREATHE April 2019
Systems That Tackle Indoor Air Contaminants



QUAT BINDING QUERIES February 2019
Hospitals Fight Quat Binding While Fighting Infections


QUAT BINDING QUERIES February 2019
Tips To Prevent Quat Binding


QUAT BINDING QUERIES February 2019
Alternatives To Disinfecting With Quats






THE DEMAND FOR DISINFECTING May 2017
High Demand For Disinfectants


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



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

CURTAIN CALL August 2016
Cleaning And Disinfecting Soft Surfaces




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


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



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





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


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


SHIELDING FACILITIES FROM INFECTION April 2015
Infection Prevention That Fights Pandemics


SHIELDING FACILITIES FROM INFECTION April 2015
Understanding Transmission Of Germs


PEST PREVENTION TIPS November 2014
How Integrated Pest Management Prevents Infestations


PEST PREVENTION TIPS November 2014
Why Pest Management Matters


PEST PREVENTION TIPS November 2014
Pest-Proofing Tips From Professionals




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



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


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


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


TEACHING GERM WARFARE 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 April 2014
Using Proper Chemicals To Clean Restrooms


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS August 2013
GHS Chemical Label Specifics



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

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

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

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

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

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

November 2012
Sensitive Occupants: Best Cleaning Practices
Cleaning around sensitive occupants increasingly important


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

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

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


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


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

MANUFACTURER FORUM April 2011
Chemical Alternatives To Green Disinfectants


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

COVER STORY September 2010
Faces of the Frontline
College students, immigrants, retirees, moonlighters — an up-close look at today's janitorial workforce




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


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



ASHKINONGREEN November 2008
Greening Facilities: How Occupants Can Help



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


MARKET PULSE 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

NEWS November 2007
Industry Buzz


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

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


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

CLEANING OPERATIONS: CHEMICALS September 2006
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 September 2006
Selecting A Greener Disinfectant
Each year, six out of every 100 janitors experience lost-time chemical-related injuries

FEATURE: CLEANERS & DISINFECTANTS 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

OPERATIONS LOG May 2004
Language Lesson: The Vocabulary Of Clean
Chemicals

EDITOR'S MESSAGE January 2004
Coming To America...Legally
Millions of illegal immigrants already work here. Is it time to allow them to stay?

EVERY ISSUE January 2004
Compliance File