The Germiest Surfaces In Office

A 2017 study found that the cell phones of secondary school students carried 17,000 bacterial gene copies. While office workers are probably a bit cleaner than high schoolers, studies show that bacteria is everywhere. For those in the cleaning industry, it’s a good idea to know how to clean all ...
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Stop The Spread Of Flu In Office

Every year, workplaces throughout the U.S. become incubators for the flu virus, with employees and employers likely fueling the flames, according to a new survey from Staples Business Advantage, the business-to-business division of Staples, Inc. More than two in five employed adults (44 percent) reported contracting the flu last year, ...
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What Is Quat Binding?

Quaternary ammonium chloride (quat) is an active ingredient in disinfectants that are used widely throughout the industry. These disinfectants are popular because of their effectiveness against germs, bacteria and viruses; their relatively low toxicity at proper dilution; low odors and; long shelf life. When used properly, quat disinfectants can be ...
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Note The Layout To Prevent Cross Contamination

New research published in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC), the journal of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), said that sinks located next to patient toilets in hospital rooms increases the risk of infection. Specifically, Infection Control Today reports that the sinks often harbor ...
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Thirteen Million Got Flu This Season

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control or Prevention (CDC) estimates that there have been between 13.2 million and 15.2 million flu illnesses this season. According to Becker's Clinical Leadership & Infection Control, the CDC's estimates also say there have been 6.2 million to 7.2 million flu medical visits and 155,000 ...
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Strategy Of Flu Prevention In Spring

Influenza is referred to as influenza, all year round, but spring is a flu-prone season. Influenza initial 2-3 days infectious the strongest, 3-4 days gradually improved, highly contagious and highly susceptible to variation, there are sudden occurrence, rapid spread, many infections and short epidemic process, such as high fever, systemic ...
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Nebraska School District Flu Season Plan, Let’s See

The Kearney Public School (KPS) District has a plan for flu season, according to an article on the The Independant website. KPS normally functions at “Level One” infection control status, which simply involves normal cleanliness routines, like wiping down doorknobs and cleaning bathrooms. But once a building in the Nebraska ...
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How To Wiping Out Flu In Your office

Paying extra attention to germ "hot spots" in the workplace can help control the spread of flu this season. According to WKRN News 2 website reports, the most contaminated surfaces in an office are also the most frequently touched. This including doorknobs, push plates on doors and computer keyboards. Buttons ...
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Whats The Role Of Cleaners In Public Places?

The entire process and approach to cleaning a museum or other public facility devoted to housing collections and displays is much different than cleaning an office building. First of all, every museum is unique. Its design is unique. Its layout is unique. Its collections are unique. The very essence of ...
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Technology Improves Hand Hygiene

Marin General Hospital in Greenbrae, California, has deployed a real-time location system (RTLS) to boost the hand-hygiene rate among its 1,800 healthcare workers, according to an article on the RFID Journal website. Since the system was implemented, the facility's hand-hygiene compliance has increased from about 45 percent to 77 percent ...
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