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The risk of spreading COVID-19 remains relevant as facilities reopen. These proactive measures will help ensure the safety of your visitors and staff.


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The risk of spreading COVID-19 remains relevant as facilities reopen. These proactive measures will help ensure the safety of your visitors and staff.

infection prevention

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


Seven Necessities For Reopening The Office: A Checklist

The risk of spreading COVID-19 remains relevant as facilities reopen. These proactive measures will help ensure the safety of your visitors and staff.

Powerhouse To Offer Allied BioScience’s SurfaceWise2

Powerhouse is adding SurfaceWise®2, which removes pathogens from surfaces for months with a single application, to its suite of COVID-19 response services.

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.

Which Face Masks Reduce Transmission Of COVID-19 Most Effectively?

Using flow visualization, FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers qualitatively tested commonly-used facemasks and social distancing.

Healthcare Facilities Design: Hygienic Flooring For Healthcare

Safety is imperative when designing healthcare facilities. Specifying the right materials for the floor is essential, yet can be overlooked for infection prevention.

Planned Companies Introduces COVID-19 Disinfecting Service Program

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

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.

Employee Screening Tool Detects Early Signs of COVID-19

CAREMINDr solution alerts employers and healthcare organizations of potential coronavirus symptoms before work shifts begin to prevent spread within workplaces and communities.

Workplace COVID-19 Prevention Poster Now Available In 13 Languages

In addition to English and Spanish, OSHA offers “Ten Steps All Workplaces Can Take to Reduce Risk of Exposure to Coronavirus” poster in 11 more languages.

Survey Shows Dire PPE, Hand Sanitizer Shortages Across U.S.

Lack of N-95s, masks, face shields threaten workers in healthcare facilities in every state, in every size facility. Only 12% have received supplies from the Strategic National Stockpile.

OSHA Offers Guidance For Preparing Workplaces For Coronavirus

OSHA offers guidance for preventing the spread of COVID-19, including safe work practices and appropriate personal protective equipment based on the risk level of exposure.

Infection Control Program Reduced Bacteria By 95% In Athletic Training Rooms

University Hospitals Sports Medicine partnered with GOJO on a study that eliminated influenza, MRSA, and VRE through an Infection Risk Reduction Program.

Woman’s Hospital Invests In Electrostatic Disinfection System

The Clorox® Total 360® System allows Baton Rouge's leading women's specialty hospital to protect patients from illness-causing pathogens and keep infection rates low.

School Custodian, Environmental Service Tech Are Champions Of Clean

Greg Masse and Minnie Watson won CloroxPro’s first-ever Champions of Clean Contest due to their dedication to keeping their facilities clean and healthy.

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.

Cleaning In Long-Term Care Facilities

Consistent, effective processes help to ensure a healthy environment for occupants and employees alike.

Ochsner Medical Center Launches Infection-Fighting Robots

The facility is setting a new standard for patient care by deploying Xenex LightStrike® Germ-Zapping Robots® to improve patient safety and reduce the risk of healthcare-associated infections.

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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