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Effective cleaning and communication are crucial across manufacturing facilities, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only magnified the need.


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Effective cleaning and communication are crucial across manufacturing facilities, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only magnified the need.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. disinfection articles below.


Safety In Manufacturing Plants During COVID-19

Effective cleaning and communication are crucial across manufacturing facilities, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only magnified the need.

LG Autonomous Robot Disinfects With UV Light

LG Electronics is developing an autonomous robot that will use ultraviolet (UV-C) light to disinfect high-touch, high-traffic areas and will be available to customers in early 2021.

Air Plasma Technology Can Reduce Spread Of COVID-19

APJeT has achieved 99.9999% kill rates of surrogate human coronavirus with its new air plasma technology, available in four solutions.

Facilities Earn GBAC STAR Accreditation

More than 100 new facilities have achieved GBAC STAR accreditation for their comprehensive system of cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention for their staff and their building.

Green Seal’s Safer Disinfecting Practices Service 1 Billion Square Feet

Flagship properties One Penn Plaza, The Kennedy Center and Merchandise Mart are among those serviced by Green Seal-certified cleaning services.

First Sporicidal Solution for Clorox Total 360 System Announced

Clorox Healthcare Spore* Defense Cleaner Disinfectant is a ready-to-use, low odor bleach that kills C. difficile in five minutes.

Green Cleaning For Safety

New guidelines from USGBC focus on facilities reopening safely while preserving sustainability efforts.

50 Facilities Join GBAC STAR Accredited Sites

This week, the Global Biorisk Advisory Council announced 50 facilities have achieved this accreditation for creating and maintaining proper cleaning, disinfection, and infection prevention.

Employees Need To Feel Safe At Work: Plan Now For The New Janitorial

Informed by experts in infectious disease and industrial hygiene, ABM EnhancedClean gives facilities executives a strategic approach to help keep people safe as they return to work.

365DisInFx Technology By GE Current

Current has developed an innovative LED UV technology platform to deliver bactericidal and viricidal disinfection.

Four Common Mistakes To Avoid When Making A Disinfection Plan

RD Weis discusses the four most common mistakes made when creating a disinfection plan and how you can avoid them.

Kansas City Chiefs’ Stadium Earns GBAC STAR™ Accreditation

Facilities in all sectors are tackling COVID-19 and other infectious agents by demonstrating capability and compliance with 20 key program elements of this Global Biorisk Advisory Council program.

FAQs On Disinfecting Schools

Infection control in schools is always a concern because of influenza and bacteria such as MRSA and C. diff, but COVID-19 presents new questions.

EasyTask GrabBox Refillable Cleaning System

Hospeco Brands Group introduced the EasyTask GrabBox Refillable Cleaning System in response to widespread shortages of some cleaning supplies.

Garland Provides D7 Disinfectant For Missouri School Reopening

Garland’s subscription plan provides monthly deliveries of D7 materials, ensuring customers will never be without critical disinfection products and allowing for the frequent use of D7.

Hygiene360 Tackles Spread of Germs

Hygiene360 is a suite of full-service solutions that tackle the spread of germs on surfaces, person-to-person, and in the air.

Intelligent UVC Disinfection Products From Safe Space Technologies

Safe Space Technologies uses UVC disinfection and a GPS-enabled robotic device to provide effective solutions for safer environments in less time.

ESPC: The Remedy Schools Need During The COVID-19 Pandemic

The ESPC approach to facility retrofits is the ideal method to implement disinfection strategies in funding-strapped government and educational buildings.

Lighting Industry Leaders Team Up To Offer UVC Light Safety Guidance

American Lighting Association, National Electrical Manufacturers Association, and UL bring ultraviolet-C light application risks to the forefront with new position paper.

Reopening Fitness & Recreation Centers

Safety policies and protocols for reopening public spaces such as fitness and recreation centers will need to be implemented to keep these environments safe for all staff and facility users.

New Facilities Achieve Gold Standard Of Cleanliness

GBAC STAR’s 20-step, performance-based program offers expert-led training and assesses a facility’s preparedness for biorisk situations.

CertainTeed Launches Ecophon Hygiene Advance Wall

Designed for the rigors of everyday maintenance, Ecophon Hygiene Advance Wall is the only acoustic wall panel that satisfies FGI guidelines for use in restricted areas in healthcare spaces.

IES, IUVA Developing UV-C Disinfection Standards

Illuminating Engineering Society and International Ultraviolet Association are collaborating on ANSI standards for measuring ultraviolet C-band sources used for disinfection.

Five Changes On The Horizon For Parking Facilities

Look beyond the short-term impact of COVID-19 on parking management.

Facility Executive: June 2020 Issue

The June 2020 issue looks at the new post-COVID-19 workplace—from technology to infection control. Plus, access control, energy projects, and parking facilities.

PUREClean Service Program Supports Reopening

The Flagship Facility Services/Flagship Aviation Services PUREClean four-pronged approach to protecting employees in their workplace, and the traveling public in airports, is designed to support full, partial, or staged reopening of businesses and states.

Planned Companies Introduces COVID-19 Disinfecting Service Program

Materials include commercial and residential reopening and rapid response guidelines, and a disinfecting procedure booklet.

Cleaning Industry Research Institute Issues Guidance For COVID-19 Decontamination

The technical document outlines best practices for COVID-19 decontamination, including cleaning, disinfection, worker safety, and post cleaning measurement.

COVID-19: How To Disinfect Your Buildings According To CDC and EPA Guidelines

Cleaning procedures can reassure occupants that your spaces have been properly disinfected to eliminate COVID-19 and other contagions. Here’s the easiest way to standardize your organization’s cleaning processes and enable a safer return for everyone in your facilities.

Hilton Defines New Standard Of Hotel Cleanliness

Working with RB/Lysol and Mayo Clinic, starting next month Hilton will elevate hygiene practices from check-in to check-out.

GBAC STAR Accreditation Program

The GBAC STAR facility accreditation program on cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention is the industry’s only outbreak prevention, response, and recovery accreditation.

AkitaBox Introduces DeepClean Assurance Software

This cloud-based software application drives cleanliness best practices in buildings, driven by disinfection guidelines set forth by the CDC and U.S. EPA.

Drone Disinfection System Kills Coronavirus In Large Indoor Spaces

The OMI Drone Disinfection System disperses a mist of EPA approved agents that kills COVID-19 and 99.9% of bacteria within 60 seconds of contact.

COVID-19: Surface Disinfection As Prevention Strategy

Effective disinfection of surfaces requires not only an effective product, but also effective practice.

Cleaning Market Collaboration

Diversey and RB have announced a strategic alliance in the North American industrial and institutional cleaning market.

EvaClean Infection Control System

EvaClean is a touchless electrostatic disinfecting and sanitizing system built around one standardized process and a safer chemistry with two advanced products—Protexus sprayers and PURTABS.

NanoSeptic Self Cleaning Surfaces

NanoSeptic skins and mats turn dirty, high traffic touch points—like door handles and countertops—into continuously self cleaning surfaces.

Question of the Week: What Are The Cleaning Benefits of Aqueous Ozone?

Studies indicate aqueous ozone cleaning systems can prove effective at eliminating colony-forming units (CFUs) of both E. coli and listeria from hard surfaces.

Infographic: Disinfection To Prevent Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI)

An infographic highlights appropriate disinfection solutions for key spaces in healthcare facilities, to help prevent healthcare associated infection.

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