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Clean or Dirty, Your Office Leaves a Lasting Impression

Clean or Dirty, Your Office Leaves a Lasting Impression

Clean or dirty, when guests come to visit you at your office, the cleanliness and appearance will leave a lasting impression that can have a profound impact on the profitability of your organization.

What Kind of Message Does Your Office Convey to Visitors?
A recent article published by Business Matters outlined five critical elements to leave a lasting positive first impression on guests that visit your business.

Flu Prevention and Infection Control

Flu Prevention and Infection Control

The 2017-2018 flu season was devasting--contributing to the deaths of approximately 80,000 people, the hospitalization of hundreds of thousands more, and the loss of billions of dollars in lost productivity and healthcare expenses.

Flu Prevention and Infection Control During the Holiday Season
The 2017-2018 flu season was the worst on record in 40 years.

Cleaning Products and Childhood Obesity

Cleaning Products and Childhood Obesity

As if you needed another reason for concern regarding the safety of commonly used household and commercial cleaning products--a recent study indicates there may be a link between them and childhood obesity.

The Potential Connection Between Cleaning Products and Childhood Obesity
A recent study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal has identified a potential link between infant exposure to commonly used cleaning products and childhood obesity.

Hand Hygiene and the Flu

Hand Hygiene and the Flu

Hand hygiene is a critical factor in protecting students and workers from the devastating flu season that swept across the United States in 2017-2018.

Hand Hygiene to Prevent the Spread of the Flu Virus
The 2017-2018 flu season was one of the worst on record--reportedly responsible for thousands of deaths.

Paper Towels vs. Hand Dryers

Paper Towels vs. Hand Dryers

Airblown hand dryers have been the target of a great deal of criticism due to their part in the spread of germs and bacteria in restrooms.

Paper Towels vs. Airblown Hand Dryers
Research has shown that airblown hand dryers are not only inefficient at drying occupant hands after washing, they are also responsible for the spread of germs and bacteria.

Airport Security Spreads Germs

Airport Security Spreads Germs

Due to the high-contact, high-traffic nature of airports, a significant number of germs, such as the flu or common cold, are passed from person to surface and surface to person through areas synonymous with airport security.

Airport Terminals are Covered in Germs
It should come as no surprise to many travelers that airport terminals and plane cabins are covered in germs and bacteria that make people sick.

Innovative Cleaning Strategies to Improve Facilities Maintenance

Innovative Cleaning Strategies to Improve Facilities Maintenance

During the current period of increased production, innovating new strategies to improve facilities' cleanliness and performance are necessary to maintain competitive advantages while ensuring capital and resources are focused on high-yield investments.

The Crows of Puy du Fou
Puy du Fou, a French theme park, has devised a familiar, but not entirely common strategy to encourage park guests to pick up trash or place rubbish in the appropriate trash can, as opposed to throwing garbage on the ground.

The Clean and Healthy Schools Act (AB 2570)

The Clean and Healthy Schools Act (AB 2570)

In April of 2018, the California State Assembly approved The Clean and Healthy Schools Act (AB 2570)--a measure that will have a significant impact on the products used to clean many public and private schools.

The Clean and Healthy Schools Act (AB 2570) and What it Means for Schools and Students
AB 2570 will require California school districts to limit the purchase and use of cleaning products used for:

Furniture.