Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

Resource pages for "Centers for Disease Control (CDC)"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


UV Angel Clean Air

Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation Technology Installed At Senior Residential Facility

After an extensive environmental study, The New Bedford Housing Authority added UV Angel Clean Air™ units to the Boa Vista Tower to make community activities safer for residents.
cold and flu season

5 Tips To Combat Cold And Flu Season

Here are five steps you can take right now to minimize the impact of the cold and flu season on your organization this year, courtesy of SC Johnson Professional. Plus, an infographic!
Unvaccinated Workers

OSHA Updates Guidance On Protecting Unvaccinated Workers

Updated guidance expands information on ways to protect workers from COVID-19 in higher-risk workplaces with mixed-vaccination status workers.
Healthcare Workers

OSHA Issues ETS To Protect Healthcare Workers From COVID-19

OSHA's emergency temporary standard (ETS) focuses on healthcare workers most likely to have contact with someone infected with the coronavirus.
Hurricane Preparedness

Are You Ready? National Hurricane Preparedness Week

With the Pacific hurricane season starting May 15 and the Atlantic season on June 1, this week the EPA is helping the public prepare and plan for hurricanes.
ASHRAE

ASHRAE, CDC Released Updated COVID-19 Guidance This Week

The ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force updated its airborne transmission guidance on the virus. And, CDC provided an update on surface transmission for community environments.
safety certification

Matrix Medical Network Launches COVID-19 Certification Program

New certification program from Matrix Medical Network helps businesses and organizations assess, address, certify, and monitor work environments to help minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission.
ventilation

Transformative Wave Introduces Enhanced Ventilation Mode

Transformative Wave's eIQ Platform now allows facility managers to automate ventilation adjustments to comply with COVID-19-related CDC recommendations.
List N cleaning disinfecting

Schools, Universities Urged To Use EPA-Approved Products, Disinfectants

Schools and universities are encouraged to remain vigilant when it comes to cleaning and disinfecting their facilities by using only products on EPA’s List N.
Perdue Farms

Perdue Farms Shares CDC Report Following Virginia Facility Tours

Perdue Farms recently gave the CDC a tour of its Accomac, VA poultry processing facility to share the safety measures the company implemented to protect its workers from COVID-19.
cooling tower

Getting Up To Speed On Cooling Tower Designs

Engineered plastic cooling towers outlast metal designs, and can be constructed of unique antimicrobial resins which guard against Legionnaires and other health hazards
cleaning services

100 Products That Can Help Stop The Spread Of COVID-19

The Center For Biocide Chemistries (CBC) has published a list of 100 ready-to-use, dilutable, and wipeable biocidal products that are approved by the EPA as effective at killing viruses like the 2019 novel coronavirus.
Legionella

CDC Report Looks At Legionnaires’ Disease In Healthcare

About 3% of Legionnaires’ disease cases were determined to be “definitely associated with a healthcare facility,” with 17% of cases listed as “possibly associated.”
aquatic facilities

FM Alert: New Model Aquatic Health Code Released

The CDC's updated MAHC assures science-based best practices to improve health and safety at public aquatic facilities.
public health

Workbook For Park Facility Planners, From NPS And CDC

This resource provides guidance to park staff and other stakeholders on areas including public access and usability, to ensure that facilities and amenities inspire activity.
infection control

Facility Management Critical To Infection Control

In a new report from JLL, Infection Control Rises to Top of C-Suite Agenda, a panel of facilities management infection control experts connect effective facility design, operations, and management to the ability to control and dramatically reduce healthcare-associated infections.

New Ebola Guidelines For Emergency Departments Published By CDC

The new guidelines were evaluated and approved by a panel of experts—consisting of emergency physicians and nurses with expertise in infectious disease and disaster preparedness—appointed by ACEP's president.
OSHA Heat

OSHA Heat Report: Acclimatization Necessary To Prevent Worker Deaths

CDC report on OSHA’s review of heat-related enforcement cases highlights need for acclimatization to prevent worker deaths.
Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Prepping For Cold And Flu Season

Facility managers are in the position to provide convenient and accessible tools to help break the chain of germ transmission. These tools can include hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, paper towels (drying with towels can reduce the spread of germs up to 77%), soap, and facial tissue.

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Swine Flu—Key Facts for Facility Professionals

More cases of this fatal illness have been reported, and facility managers may opt to take precautions.

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[VIDEO] Forward Thinkers Series | Creating Healthier Hospitals

Cathy Campbell discusses updates to hospital cleaning protocols and presents expert-developed disinfection solutions that keep your occupants safe.