With the threat of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases increasing by the day, it’s vital that business owners, facility managers, and HR departments take proper steps in the workplace to keep your employees safe and healthy with infectious disease remediation. So far, there’s still a lot that’s unknown about the COVID-19 virus, but there is a lot that we do know, based on previous experience with similar coronaviruses.
In this blog, we’re taking a quick look at 5 tips for
keeping your workplace safe from the threat of the COVID-19 coronavirus.
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When it comes to cleaning surfaces and objects, traditional dry and wet dusting tends to be the first methods that come to mind. While these cleaning techniques are tried and true, they do little more than spread filth around, unless the rags used are washed regularly. Dry dusting kicks up resting particles, redistributing them into the air and onto other surfaces. Wet dusting can involve harmful cleaning chemicals and make it hard to reach certain spots or objects. For sensitive places, like clean rooms, R&D labs, healthcare facility cleaning and schools, there’s a more effective method for stripping dirt, dust and germs from surfaces that require specialized sanitation: electrostatic spray.
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Estimates from the CDC show that the United States sees between 9 million and 45 million cases of influenza (flu). As of 2018, that equates to an estimated nationwide burden of $11.2 billion per year. Fortunately, there are simple things you can do to protect yourself, your workplace, and your coworkers from the hazards of flu season.
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Week six of flu season in the US saw a slight decrease in
visits to healthcare providers for those suffering from influenza-like
illnesses and symptoms. However, all regions throughout the US are still
dealing with more cases than usual.
Let’s start with a quick story: In the 19th
century, Ignaz Semmelweiss worked as an obstetrics assistant in Vienna General
Hospital. Soon after beginning work, he discovered that women who were treated
in the doctor-run maternity ward were becoming ill and dying at an alarmingly
higher rate than those who were treated in the mid-wife run ward.
The doctors were often coming directly from performing
autopsies and weren’t taking any steps in between for proper sanitation. He, and
Florence Nightingale around the same time, pushed for strict hand-washing
regulations but were met with resistance. It wasn’t until the 1980s when the US
Center for Disease Control implemented important hygiene guidelines requiring
strict hand-washing procedures and regulations; but keeping your hands clean is
only the first basic step of ensuring cleanliness in a healthcare environment.
care center is a fast-paced environment with patients coming and going
at all hours. From illnesses and injuries to preventative care and blood tests,
your staff treats people of all ages with all types of conditions and needs.
It’s vital to protect your healthcare workers and patients by adhering to facility-wide
In this blog, we’re discussing the top 10 tips to ensure your urgent care center is always clean and sanitary for your staff and patients.
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Most commercial buildings, from office complexes to restaurants,
take advantage of the professional service of a commercial cleaning provider to
give their spaces the deep clean they deserve. So much more than a way of
keeping up appearances and making lasting first impressions, this type of
thorough cleaning gives teams a safe, healthy and welcoming place to work and
gives customers a great experience and end product or service they can count
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Industrial cleaning services are
specialized cleaning services for areas in industrial facilities, such as
factories and manufacturing facilities, self-storage buildings, warehouses and
power plants. Because many industrial environments are busy, high-traffic
places, whether they manufacture products around the clock or simply store
goods until shipment or removal, industrial cleaning truly entails performing
thorough, consistent cleaning using specialized cleaning tools and techniques—a
job typically done by a professional commercial cleaning service team.
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Finding a trusted professional cleaning service to maintain
your building—especially when you work in the healthcare industry—can be
challenging. It takes an experienced team to understand the nuances of working
in a care environment and apply up-to-date cleaning best practices to a
hospital, which relies on clean and sanitized areas to function properly and
reduce health risks for patients, staff and visitors. If you’re curious about
the skills and expertise that a cleaning service needs today or you want to
confirm that your current team is doing a great job, review some of the key
things they should know about how to make your facility safe and spotless.
Read more “Hospital Cleaning: What Your Cleaning Service Already Knows”
We all know that the young workforce has high expectations for today’s businesses. As employees, they want to do business for companies that remain professional and provide a healthy, welcoming space for team members to work, learn and grow. As customers, they want to purchase products and services from brands that look, feel and sound both authentic and transparent. All of these traits come together to form a first impression for professionals and consumers young and old. But organizations across all industries forget the value of a first impression. Efforts to build an appealing and modern brand image become buried under the day-to-day work creating outstanding products and services and managing business operations.
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It’s imperative that operating rooms be kept clean in order to ensure patient and healthcare staff safety from harmful microorganisms. Terminal cleaning is typically carried out after an operating room has been used to treat a patient with a multidrug-resistant organisms (MDROs) infection.
Read more “Terminal Cleaning of Operating Rooms: What It (Really) Means”