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Develop an Infection Control Program

With the start of cold and flu season quickly approaching, infection control should be a top priority in many facilities, particularly health care facilities. Recently the Ebola virus has been the focus of many concerns, but C. Diff., MRSA, swine flu, bird flu, and the traditional Inf

Cleaning for Health: Cleaning Schools

With a new school year beginning, it is important to understand the pitfalls of cleaning processes in educational facilities, so we can help overcome these challenges. Nearly 60 million school days are lost each year due to cold and flu, according to the CDC. Much of this can be preve

Polished Concrete: Floor Care Trends

Polished concrete is durable, aesthetically pleasing, and easy to maintain compared to many traditional flooring materials. For these reasons and others, it is easy to see why polished concrete has grown exponentially in popularity over recent years. With the growing use of polished c

Green Floor Strippers

Floor strippers have historically been some of the most dangerous cleaning chemicals to work with. They can cause skin, eye, and respiratory irritation, and they can emit hazardous and irritating fumes. End users have begun to push for safer and more environmentally friendly strippers

GHS Special Case: Corrosive or Not Corrosive?

In 2012, the U.S. adopted the Globally Harmonized System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, or GHS for short. GHS is designed to effectively communicate chemical hazards uniformly, so that each label and SDS is set up similarly and easy to understand. All of the compli

GHS Focus: GHS Label Elements

In 2012, the U.S. adopted the Globally Harmonized System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, or GHS for short. GHS is designed to effectively communicate chemical hazards uniformly, so that each GHS label and SDS is set up similarly and easy to understand. All of the co

ATP meter – what is it and is it beneficial?

If a surface looks and smells clean, it doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s actually “clean”. The only way to know that a surface is truly “clean” is to test it. How do you test it? You can use an adenosine triphosphate (ATP) monitoring kit. This kit is a powerful tool that can elimina

GHS Focus: GHS Pictograms

In 2012, the U.S. adopted the Globally Harmonized System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, or GHS for short. GHS is designed to effectively communicate chemical hazards uniformly, so that each label and SDS is set up similarly and easy to understand. All of the compli

Disinfecting and Infection Control – Personal Items

Disinfecting and infection control is important in any facility, however, is critically important in hospitals and healthcare settings. Doctors and healthcare workers can treat multiple patients at a time. Since these facilities often contain people with weakened immune systems, prope

GHS Focus: GHS Hazards

In 2012, the U.S. adopted the Globally Harmonized System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, or GHS for short. GHS is designed to effectively communicate chemical hazards uniformly, so that each label and SDS is set up similarly and easy to understand. All of the compli