Workplaces and the Delta Variant

August 24, 2021


As we all know, the Delta strain has spread rapidly through America in the past few months. With the impact on the economy, how will this affect the workplace? Employers are concerned with the possibility of another contagious outbreak which …

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National Health Center Week

August 10, 2021


This week is National Health Center Week (NHCW)! This year NHCW honors front-line providers, staff and patients who have lost their lives during the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. In commemorating lives lost, let us take a moment to recognize the important …

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Green Cleaning Trends

June 15, 2021


In a past blog, we explored how green cleaning supplies can help facility managers significantly reduce costs while ensuring a clean and healthy work environment. We recommended strategies for choosing products, including buying concentrated solutions of higher-quality products in bulk …

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Housekeeping and Cleanliness in Your Care Facility

Housekeeping and Cleanliness in Your Care Facility

February 2, 2021


In celebration of National Patient Recognition Week, we wanted to share some tips on housekeeping and cleanliness in your hospitals and care facilities to keep your patients healthy and safe. Patient Expectations There are certain standards that are expected of …

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Preparing Your Company for Re-Opening Amidst COVID-19

December 16, 2020


As many businesses are thinking about reopening or in the midst of it, it is important each organization pays special attention to safety protocol. Here are a few key points to keep in mind to ensure safety is at the …

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Safely Reopening Your School

October 21, 2020


As we’ve seen across the country, schools are slowly starting to open back up. Some have experienced success stories and others the opposite. Looking at the successes, here are a few key components of safely reopening your school. The most …

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Cleaning Supplies: Save Money, Go Green

August 20, 2020


One of the jobs of a facility manager is to ensure a clean and healthy work environment. We know that many cleaning products can often rack up quite a bill. Additionally, many of the traditional products used for cleaning can …

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The benefits of sanitation and housekeeping at your workplace

February 12, 2020


Wiping a counter with a bleach solution is an example of sanitizing. Although the words “cleaning” and “sanitizing” are often used interchangeably, there is a big difference between both processes. Cleaning can be defined as the physical act of removing …

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Eliminating biofilm from your health care facility

March 27, 2019


Biofilms—the scourge of healthcare facilities everywhere—are colonies of microorganisms that form protective coatings for microbes. Biofilms shield these microbes from heat, ultraviolet light, cold, disinfectant chemicals, and antibacterial drugs—all the things health care facilities use in their ongoing efforts to …

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