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Disinfecting Against Candida Auris (C. Auris)

A relatively new, drug resistant pathogen called Candida Auris (C. Auris) has recently been making headlines related to infection outbreaks in hospital and nursing homes. What is it? Candida auris is an emerging fungal pathogen that causes serious infections and has been responsible f

E-Spray Electrostatic Disinfecting for Building Service Contractors

This article aims to stimulate value added service ideas for Building Service Contractors (BSC’s) in how they might use Electrostatic Spray (E-Spray) Disinfecting to improve results and increase revenues. After coming off the worst Flu season in more than two decades employers,

Bleach Disinfectant: The Truth About Bleach

Consumers look at bleach as a great cleaner and disinfectant. Unfortunately, customers are often misinformed about its potential. Professionally we can educate our customers on better and safer cleaning and disinfecting habits. “Bleach Kills Germs” As customers, we think b

Are “faster kill time” disinfectants needed?

Several new disinfectants have come onto the market (including several from Multi-Clean) promoting faster kill times for pathogens.  While this might offer a way for healthcare institutions to improve infection control, it may take the focus off the real problem, which is the frequenc

Outbreak 101: Dealing with Outbreaks of Illness in Schools

Whenever large numbers of people are in close proximity, there is an increased chance of spreading illness. This is especially true in schools, where one student illness can spread quickly enough to cause an outbreak.  For the most serious outbreaks, administrators may even choose to
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Disinfectants and Your Infection Protection

Disinfectants Promote a Healthy Environment Lately, there has been an increase in public concern over germs such as pathogenic bacteria and viruses. With this high concern, disinfectants have become a critical part of people’s cleaning routine. When used correctly, disinfectants can l

Bleach: Common User Misconceptions

Consumers look at bleach as a great cleaner and disinfectant. Unfortunately, customers are often misinformed about its potential. Professionally we can educate our customers on better and safer cleaning and disinfecting habits. “Bleach Kills Germs” As customers, we think b

Foodborne Illness

Foodborne illness, or food poisoning, causes 48 million illnesses annually and can be attributed from eating contaminated food. The common viruses and bacteria that cause foodborne illness include E. Coli, Salmonella, Norovirus, Campylobacter, Listeria, and Clostridium Perfringens. Mo

Preventing Foodborne Illness

  Foodborne illness, or food poisoning, is an illness caused by food contaminated with microbes such as bacteria, viruses, and parasites. Food contamination can develop from, to name a few, unpasteurized foods, contaminated surfaces and workplace environment, and improper food ha

Restroom Cleaning Tools

Cleaning restrooms is often not the most desired task in facility maintenance. We want to make sure we clean our restrooms timely and effectively; by doing so the overall maintenance time spent on restrooms is decreased and restrooms are much more appealing to their users. To help cle