Personal Protective Equipment for EVS Personnel

With the ongoing shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) worldwide, we wanted to inform all who clean and disinfect what the CDC recommends for EVS personnel. Terminal cleaning may be performed by EVS personnel after the patient has been discharged. EVS personnel should delay entry into the room until sufficient time has elapsed for enough […]

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Why Certifications for Medical Cleaning are Important

You can’t trust your health care facility’s cleaning to just anyone. It is important that your environmental services team understand the ins and outs of your industry and the necessary techniques for proper disinfection. This requires the right certifications. Whether you are hiring a professional or have an in-house team, there are three certifications that […]

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The Financial Impacts of Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs)

Every health care facility wants to save money. The first place facility management tends to look is where they can cut spending. This includes paper product selection, avoiding unnecessary services or using fewer products. The next step is usually reviewing where they can be more mindful. For example, by reducing waste, controlling product usage and […]

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How Can Hospitals Stop the Spread of Infectious C. Auris?

When a major infection outbreak occurs at a hospital, it is the responsibility of the environmental services team to take extra precautions when cleaning. Medical cleaning experts know how to disinfect surfaces and kill pretty much anything with the proper EPA-approved disinfectants. But as we are seeing with the current Candida Auris outbreak, routine cleaning might not be […]

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