04 Jan 2019
The 5 Moments of Hand Hygiene approach defines key moments when healthcare workers should perform hand hygiene Washing or sanitizing hands before or after these moments helps protect the patient workers and the healthcare environment against infection5 Moments of Hand Hygiene
Before Patient Contact
Before an Aseptic Task
After Body Fluid …
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17 Dec 2018
Studies in behavioral science have shown that using colors mirrors floor decals and other stimuli can influence human behavior In grocery stores manufacturers pay retailers to merchandise their products in strategic locations to increase the likelihood that those products will be purchased Candy bars are strategically placed at the eye …
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03 Dec 2018
Microban technology in Clarion 25 will provide 247 antimicrobial protection Microban protection can help make floors easier to clean and keep them cleaner longer How does Microban antimicrobial protection work in Clarion 25 floor finish Clarion 25 has been tested using the JIS Z 2801 standard laboratory method and test protocol for antimicrobial …
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16 Nov 2018
Advances in carpet design manufacturing and maintenance have made it a viable alternative to hard floors in many facilities Carpets are natural filters capturing most dirt and soil However they tend to hide dirt better than hard floors so waiting to clean carpets until they look dirty is too late To keep your carpeted floors looking their …
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31 Oct 2018
Food service areas are some of the most important areas to concentrate on when cleaning If improperly cleaned kitchens and facility food bars can become hubs for bacteria and other germs Keeping any food service areas in your facility clean can help prevent major health concerns Buckeye has the products and training materials a facility …
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25 Oct 2018
Buckeyes commitment to sustainability encompasses products packaging technology and entire maintenance programs In its hard surface cleaners Buckeye has proactively eliminated ingredients like butyl solvents and alcohol bases For some products Buckeye has gone even further For facilities looking to minimize their impact on the environment …
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16 Oct 2018
This week is International Infection Prevention Week IIPW The goal of IIPW is to raise awareness of the role infection prevention plays in improving patient safety The theme for this years IIPW is Protecting Patients Everywhere With a theme this broad the Association for Professionals in Infection Control APIC is promoting topics ranging …
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09 Oct 2018
Last year the spread of the flu reached epidemic levels across the United States With flu season upon us its important to remember the best ways to keep the flu at bay The most effective way to prevent the flu is to get the flu vaccine The CDC is recommending individuals get vaccinated by the end of October There are other important ways …
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25 Sep 2018
Wood floors are susceptible to water damage especially if they are newly installed Because new wood floors have not had time to fill with polymer protection the wood will easily absorb water Water can cause the boards to warp which is why for the first two to three years of a wood floors life oilbased wood floor coatings are the best option …
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