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 |2018-08-12T14:48:48+00:00June 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 need to [...]

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 |2018-08-12T14:56:15+00:00December 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 advancesLaval, 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 the fact [...]

By |2016-11-22T22:58:17+00:00November 22nd, 2016|Green Cleaning, Safety and Health|

The 5 hazards of professional cleaning

Janitorial work is often listed as one of the most dangerous professions in the U.S.FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toledo, OH - Cleaning workers face all types of dangers and hazards when performing cleaning tasks.    This is why janitorial work is often listed as one of the most dangerous professions in the U.S. Slip-and-fall accidents, chemical [...]

By |2016-11-17T22:44:15+00:00November 17th, 2016|Cleaning Science, Office Cleaning, Safety and Health|

Bona® Partners with Healthy Schools Campaign’s Green Clean Schools Program

Initiative focused on growing the green cleaning movement to support student health and wellness for schools and universities Aurora, Colo., Oct. 25, 2016 – –Bona, the world leader in hardwood floor care and maintenance since 1919, announced today a partnership with Healthy Schools Campaign (HSC) to support the Green Clean Schools program and the [...]

By |2018-08-12T14:57:37+00:00November 1st, 2016|Cleaning Science, Safety and Health, School Cleaning|

Advanced Diamond Technologies’ new Diamonox® ozone technology revolutionizes ozone-based disinfection

ADT launches new Diamonox webpage to coincide with new product introductionRomeoville, IL – Advanced Diamond Technologies (ADT), the world leader in developing and applying ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD®) coatings, is proud to introduce two Diamonox® Ozone Technology systems. Both systems deliver the long-awaited promise of point-of-use ozone generation through electrolysis. Diamonox products will revolutionize ozonated disinfection [...]

By |2016-07-18T15:55:17+00:00July 18th, 2016|Green Cleaning, Office Cleaning, Safety and Health|

5 ways to reduce the costs of injuries

Injuries are going to happen, but they can cost you less than you think.One inevitable fact of running a residential cleaning business is that your employees are going to get hurt. This is a simple fact of the industry and the nature of the work. The best way to help the injured worker accomplish this [...]

By |2016-04-04T20:32:52+00:00April 4th, 2016|Safety and Health|
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