Equipment & Tools

carpet care

How to smarten up your carpet care program

Careful inspections and the best method and product choices lead to superior cleaning and carpet care.
disinfection

CDC highlights concerns over disinfectant use

The CDC notes the chances of being infected by COVID-19 by touching contaminated surfaces are "generally less than one in 10,000."
school cleaning

Setting up school cleaning programs that track results

COVID-19 poses a huge challenge for educational facility managers — here are four steps to verify and validate school cleaning programs.
hygiene in schools

Promoting better hand & surface hygiene in schools

Proper hand hygiene training, heightened cleaning, and access to hygiene products are essential to keeping schools safe.
UV-C

The power of UV-C light

The pandemic has led to rapid growth in the UV-C market, and there is science behind its power against microbes.
air dryers

Air dryers can cause more contamination

The level of contamination was 10 times higher after volunteers had dried their hands with air dryers.
floor and carpet care

Optimizing floor and carpet care in a pandemic

“Proper and effective cleaning strategies” do not just apply to high-touch surfaces, but also to floor and carpet care.
disinfectants

Disinfectants: Are we at the end of the road?

Scientists at a South African university say there's a growing risk of SARS-CoV-2 developing resistance to disinfectants and antibiotics.
Facility management

Adapt today, optimize tomorrow

Four solutions for a smarter, safer, and cleaner building as cleaning and maintenance is reinvented.
cleaning contractor

Hiring a cleaning contractor in 2021

As the industry continues to change against the backdrop of COVID-19, so do the processes and needs of hiring a new cleaning contractor.
Ontario Nurses' Association

Ontario Nurses’ Association urges province on airborne transmission

The Ontario Nurses' Association says the province has failed to act "despite persistent infection and consensus on aerosol transmission."
Edmonton Transit

Edmonton Transit piloting innovative germ-killing doors

Edmonton Transit partnered with a local biotech company to install antimicrobial push-plates on various swing doors at transit stations.
hygiene fraud

Watch out for hygienic fraud

Look out for hygienic fraud: that's the warning of a microbiologist who specializes in cleaning and sanitation.
disinfectant dispensers

Don’t use a whole arsenal to kill a fly

When the repercussions and side effects of disinfectant dispensers have more impact than the underlying problem, we move away from the goal of effectiveness
hospitality cleaning

Enhancing hospitality cleaning and safety solutions

The instruments are out there to enhance hygiene, and foodservice and hospitality cleaning is a perfect microcosm.
ISSA Show Innovation Awards

ISSA announces 2020 Innovation of the Year Award winners

The 2020 ISSA Show Innovation Awards honoured this year's most innovative products and services.
twindemic prevention

Protecting workplaces from a “twindemic”

In the second wave of the pandemic, business owners and facility managers must be unprecedentedly vigilant about protecting workplaces.