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Is Your Hospital Using Chemicals That Make You Sicker than When You Walk in?

May 28, 2018

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Hospitals, medical clinics, doctor's offices, nursing homes, and other long- and short-term medical facilities are devoted to health. It's the business they are in. Keeping everything clean and sterile is of the utmost importance in facilities like these, and large, professional cleaning businesses are contracted to ensure these medical facilities are cleaned, sanitized, and disinfected on a regular basis. The larger the faci... [Read more...]

Is Your Nursing Home Causing Your Parents to Gasp for Air

May 14, 2018

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None of us ever want to see our parents in a nursing home, but unfortunately, sometimes there is no other alternative. For whatever reasons, sometimes a family can't adequately care for elder parents. In these cases, a nursing home or long-term care facility seem like the best choice. Unfortunately, nursing homes and long-term care facilities can leave your loved ones worse off than when they went in. Is your nursing home causing you... [Read more...]

Categories: Healthcare
Are Shiny Floors In Grocery Stores Worth The Contamination Of Our Lakes, Rivers And Streams?

April 27, 2018

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Walking through any grocery store or large department store, one thing stands out. We may not always think about it, but it's there. The floors of these stores are always shiny. Having shiny floors makes the store look nice and clean. Clean, shiny floors are a way to entice shoppers on a subconscious level to stay and shop. Clean floors look nice too, so it stands to large chain stores would put a lot of effort into keeping their flo... [Read more...]

Categories: Retail, Environment
Should We Really Have Toxic Chemicals In Our Schools?

April 16, 2018

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Our kids are exposed to harmful toxic chemicals five days a week and we don't even realize it. The chemicals are stored in large quantities in our schools across the country. They come in the form of sanitizers, disinfectant sprays, glass cleaners, floor cleaners, and many other chemically-enhanced products meant to keep our schools safe and clean. It's likely very little thought is ever given to the dangers these toxic chemicals pre... [Read more...]

Flu Prevention In Schools And The Workplace: Are You Doing The Right Things To Protect Your Students And Staff?

March 27, 2018

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A recent report by CNN on March 2nd, 2018, states the worst part of the 2017/18 flu season is over. According to the report, only 5% of people visiting a doctor for the week ending March 3rd reported flu symptoms. This was down from 6.5% the previous week. However, the report also indicated this doesn't mean it's no longer necessary to take precautions. Neglecting to practice healthy habits when it comes to preventing the spread of... [Read more...]

Making Your Restaurant Green

January 07, 2016

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Of all the industries out there, the food service and restaurant business is not only one of the easiest to go green in, it's the most important. The restaurant business is extremely competitive today and to succeed you need to attract new customers and offer your existing customer something unique and worth their while outside of just great food. To many consumers, environmental impact is an important aspect of everything they do... [Read more...]

Categories: Restaurants
Working To Protect Those Who Are Most Vulnerable

December 07, 2015

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One thing to keep in mind if you are involved in the cleaning or disinfecting of any space, is who will be using that space and who depends on it to be cleaned. Sure, in a perfect world, all germs would be eliminated from all areas with the click of a button and without any side effects from the cleaning method used. But that is not possible just yet, and ensuring that certain environments like schools, hospitals, groceries and resta... [Read more...]

Making Our Schools A Safer Place

November 13, 2015

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Schools are a place where our children spend their days learning and making friends in their formative years. For this critical environment to be successful it is essential that not only the custodial staff, but teachers, children and parents take an active role in maintaining safe and healthy schools. Not only are schools the perfect place for germs and bacteria to thrive, but the spread of germs within them can have a devastating e... [Read more...]

A Place To Learn, Not To Get Sick

October 15, 2015

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The last thing any school wants to have to deal with is absenteeism, and that goes for teachers as well as students. Schools are places where children should bring home knowledge and valuable experiences, not germs and sicknesses. To ensure the ideal type of learning environment schools should focus on both not having sicknesses spread within them, and on positively affecting the health of students. To do this, there are three things... [Read more...]

Categories: Education
When And How To Clean, Sanitize, Or Disinfect Your School

October 09, 2015

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Not knowing the difference between cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting, in your school can be costly and deadly. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, here is what you need to know about each: Cleaning: Physically removes germs and dirt with soap/detergent and water. This process does not necessarily kill germs, but rather reduces the risk of infection by removing them. Sanitizing: Lowers the number... [Read more...]