A good number of women and men report they use evasive maneuvers to avoid coming in contact with germs in a public restroom.
Ninety-four percent of respondents said they always wash their hands after visiting a restroom. They don't think so highly of their peers.
Sloan's Hands-Free Plumbing Products Take Center Stage This Week, December 3-9.Restroom users no longer need to kick flush handles, cover faucet handles with paper...
Kimberly-Clark Professional lent its support to the 2010 Global Handwashing Day this past Friday, October 15.
A new contest to promote the importance of hand hygiene gives K-12 students the opportunity to design their own soap dispensers.
Not just a passing trend, eco-friendly cleaning has become a vital aspect of a facility’s care. Here are eight essential Q&As for choosing a green cleaning provider.
A provider of commercial real estate (CRE) energy management solutions, MACH Energy is focused on demonstrating that efficiency upgrades for buildings do not have to...
Women outperform men when it comes to hand hygiene in the workplace: Almost half of men report seeing others exit their workplace restroom without washing up, according to the 2015 Healthy Hand Washing Survey.
This article by Ari Massefski of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reflects on the geology that helped build Washington, DC. This information is based on a more extensive USGS publication, "Building Stones of Our Nation's Capital."
With Global Handwashing Day, just around the corner (October 15), a new survey reveals insight into Americans’ handwashing habits and it's not pretty. Consumer awareness of the importance of hand hygiene is grossly exaggerated, according to the survey findings.
For National Clean Hands Week (September 20-26) Georgia-Pacific Professional has made a poster available online to promote good hand hygiene practices among elementary school children.
Members of the U.S. Congress and representatives from IFMA met to discuss energy efficiency and high performance federal buildings last week during IFMA Advocacy Day.
Cell phone usage in a restroom stall is no longer taboo. According to Bradley Corporation's 2016 Healthy Hand Washing Survey, men and women text, check social media, and email in the privacy of a stall.
This self-retracting step provides young children and their caregivers a better hand washing experience.
Jefferson University Hospital has elevated hand washing to an art form. The hospital put together an impressive video that serves as a tribute to the king of all music videos, Michael Jackson. This organization's latest effort to boost healthy hand washing practices is a video called "Wash 'Em."
Intuitive, lighted controls enhance the user experience of this low-flow hand washing fixture.
Experience the future of hand washing with the all-in-one Advocate Lavatory System.
Three-fourths of consumers believe a bad restroom indicates poor management. The survey highlights interesting disparities between men and women in their hand washing habits. Nearly three-fourths of women (74%) say they always wash their hands after using a public restroom compared to just 60% of men always do so.
At an Ontario hospital, decommissioned drinking fountains were converted into hand washing units as an infection control measure.
The Alliance for Water Efficiency has provided a comprehensive list of water conservation tips for commercial, industrial, and institutional water use.
On a global level, restroom hygiene is a major point of concern when promoting public and personal health—especially in high traffic areas where customers and employees are closely interacting.
At The Merchandise Mart in Chicago, a restroom retrofit zeroed in on efficiency and occupant satisfaction.
Proper cleaning and safe handling of ice machines help prevent illness, such as Norovirus and Legionnaires' Disease.
Ebola virus may be new to U.S., but unsafe patient conditions predate its presence here. One consulting firm suggests that hospitals and healthcare organizations prepare their facilities.
Since most offices in the U.S. will be closed in honor of the July 4th celebration, the FacilityBlog Friday Funny is coming to readers one day earlier.
More cases of this fatal illness have been reported, and facility managers may opt to take precautions.
The Cintas’ America’s Best Restroom® Contest not only promotes a business, it also recognizes the effort made by facilities management teams around the country to put their best restrooms to the test.
Facility managers and their staff play an important role in mitigating the impact of this illness. According to the CDC, norovirus is most prevalent November through April.
This away-from-home product is designed to minimize hand contamination by killing 99.99% of harmful bacteria almost instantly.
This free resource is now available to help schools prepare for incoming students and prevent the spread of stomach illnesses.