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Blog Posts About BSC - Professionals

Welcome to the BSC-Professionals category for GenEon's Blog. Here you'll find blog posts related to cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting methods used by Building Service Contractors. Feel free to share and leave your comments.
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. [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. [Read more...]

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...]

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. Learn more on how to maintain a healthy and germ-free environment. [Read more...]

Chemicals In School Cleaning Supplies Impact Students' Health

September 18, 2015

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It is critical to have good indoor air quality in a school, in order to create a positive learning environment. Harsh chemicals found in many conventional cleaning supplies and products used in classrooms often deteriorate the air quality. Attending school should be a safe and positive experience for kids. "Children attend school to gain the knowledge and social interaction that will allow them to develop into happy, healthy adult... [Read more...]

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