Environmental Cleaning

Environmental Cleaning

Environmental Cleaning


Reduction of Healthcare Associated Infections through the use of Pulsed Xenon Ultraviolet Disinfection

Healthcare associated infections (HAIs) are a global problem, causing hundreds of thousands of deaths each year, life-long disability to some survivors, and requiring billions...

Electrostatics: A Solution for Healthy Touch Point Surface Treatments

Abstract: In the infection prevention and control industry, environmental cleaning and disinfecting of surfaces is becoming more important than ever before.  Research studies show that...
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Time to turn Cleaning Staff into Certified Technicians

Abstract: Healthcare-associated infections claim thousands of lives and cost the healthcare system billions of dollars annually. While the proper cleaning and disinfection of the physical...
Colour Coded Cloths

Colour-Coding to Prevent Hospital Infections

Abstract: Preventing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) is not as simple as implementing a hand hygiene program, investing in an ultraviolet disinfection robot or switching to a...
Introduction to UV Surface Disinfection

Introduction to UV Surface Disinfection

Abstract: Healthcare Acquired Infections (HAIs) are a major cause of preventable death throughout the world.  It is believed the physical environment may play a more...
Antibiotic Syringe Near Small Quail Cage In Partridge Farm

6 Factors That Have Caused Antibiotic Resistance

Antibiotic resistance has become a global threat, and with Antibiotic Awareness Week, it is important to understand the series of events that have led...
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It May be Disinfected, but, Is It Clean?

Abstract: Hospitals are a hotspot for acquiring dangerous and life-threatening infections, which are transferred patient to patient when sufficient prevention measures are not in place....
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Identifying the Enemy

Abstract: We are surrounded by tiny organisms all around us. To scientists, they are microorganisms, but the general public usually identifies them as “bugs.” To...
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What do We Mean When We Talk about “Cleaning” and “Disinfecting”?

Abstract: When educating the public, we often use words like clean, disinfect, and processed interchangeably. What is often overlooked is that to infection control practitioners, the differences are...