Essential Safety Protocols Every Cleaner Should Know

Maintaining a clean and sanitary environment is crucial for the well-being of individuals and the overall health of communities. Cleaners play a pivotal role in achieving this goal, but their work comes with inherent risks. So, to ensure the safety of cleaners and those around them, it’s imperative to adhere to a set of [...]

By |2024-01-26T12:32:15-05:00January 22nd, 2024|Latest Articles, Safety and Health|

The important of the Nose to our health and how we as cleaners can help

By David Kiser   It’s dark. It’s wet. It produces mucous. It captures dust and foreign matter. It’s your nose and sinuses. The nose and sinuses are part of your respiratory system. What is the purpose of your nose and sinuses? No one knows about the nose. Some experts think the sinuses might help [...]

By |2020-06-02T09:37:13-05:00October 4th, 2019|Articles, Latest Articles, Safety and Health|

Keeping Fido safe and healthy at the vet

HAIs are believed to be on the increase. It appears pets contract these infections in many of the same ways humans do.

By |2018-10-26T16:44:04-05:00October 8th, 2018|Cleaning Science, Safety and Health|

10 ways distributors can promote worker safety

AFFLINK, a leading sales and marketing organization, with more than 300 members throughout the U.S., offers the following "Ten Ways Administrators can Promote Worker Safety" at distribution locations.

Better decisions from better air

Researchers enrolled 24 “knowledge workers,” people who were corporate managers, architects, and designers. The workers spent six days in a controlled work environment, working from 9 am to 5 pm each day.

Managing the risks of the Hurricane Harvey clean-up

IICRC Master Technician Bruce Vance with useful tips for cleaning business owners in the aftermath of Harvey's destructionHouse cleaning businesses whose service areas have been impacted by hurricane Harvey will face many challenges in the days ahead.  There are a number of risks including safety, regulatory and legal that they will have to manage.  Bruce [...]

Reclassifying hospital floors as “critical” areas when it comes to cleaning

"Floors do harbor dangerous germs and should be reclassified as "critical" areas requiring more thorough cleaning and disinfecting" Hamilton, OH - For many years, hospitals considered floors "non-critical" areas when it comes to cleaning and disinfecting. This means floors were considered an unlikely source for the spread of infection in a hospital setting. However, [...]

By |2020-07-30T11:26:57-05:00June 15th, 2017|Cleaning Science, Hotel/Housekeeping, Safety and Health|

Mold prevention in the home: DIY vs Pros

How does professional containment work? Find out with this infographic. Mold can grow in a variety of locations around the home and be treated in a range of ways. This means it’s important for you to have a basic level of knowledge of which mold you may find in your property, and when professionals [...]

The battle against superbugs

UMF Corporation applauds microbiologist’s TEDx message of need to increase awareness of ‘Everyday Heroes’ UMF Corporation is commending Rodney E. Rohde, PhD, on his recent TEDx Talk that emphasizes the need to increase awareness of the critical role played by Medical Laboratory Technicians and Hygiene Specialists – the “everyday heroes” ­– in the battle against antibiotic resistant [...]

By |2020-08-07T10:33:25-05:00December 29th, 2016|Cleaning Science, Safety and Health, School Cleaning|

Climate change and the indoor environment

The EPA report states that there are three broad approaches to help moderate indoor air pollution as climate changes advances Laval, QC - A report, recently posted on the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), finds that "climate change may worsen existing indoor environmental problems and indoor air quality (IAQ)."* One reason for this is [...]

By |2020-08-13T15:11:27-05:00November 22nd, 2016|Green Cleaning, Safety and Health|
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