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Your Mobile Phone is Dirtier than You Think! by Patrick Boshell, DebGroup.

Your Mobile Phone Is Dirtier Than You Think Posted by Patrick Boshell on Wed, Jul 17, 2013 “It’s a well-known fact that cell phones are dirty objects, but just how unclean are they? Fun fact: each square inch of your cell phone contains roughly 25,000 germs, making it one of the filthiest things you come in contact with…

How Clean is Your Clean? By Krysten Comperchio

How Clean Is Your Clean? Did you know… Infections are one of the main reasons people are admitted into hospitals? Proper disinfection prevents 36% of healthcare acquired infections (HAI’s)? The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) states ATP Monitoring Systems are an objective method for evaluating cleaning methods and recommends having a critical “Touch Point” cleaning program? It is estimated that HAI’s are…

Hard Surface Hygiene, Advice from the Experts!

HARD SURFACE HYGIENE ADVICE FROM THE EXPERTS! Clean homes. Clean workplaces. Clean schools. We’re all drawn to the clean we can “see.” But we also know that just because something looks clean, doesn’t mean it really is clean. For decades, the American Cleaning Institute in the United States and the Canadian Consumer Specialty Products Association…

Top Five Things To Consider In Infection Control, by Richard DiPaolo

Top Five Things To Consider In Infection Control Are you looking in the right places to prevent disease outbreaks in your facility? By Richard DiPaolo, editorial director, CMMOnline Hot spot cleaning and high touch point cleaning are common phrases used in the professional cleaning industry. This type of cleaning is universally understood by in-house cleaning departments and…

Cleaning for Health and Safety

Question: What are the top SIX activities in cleaning that will have the greatest impact on safety and health? Answer: Here is my list of the top SIX activities necessary to impact the health and safety of our public. Train and re-train housekeepers (custodial staff) that their role is NOT cleaning for appearance sake, but for “health’s sake.”  For too long…