Hygiene

public washrooms

Public washrooms still popular as public looks for touchless options

Public washrooms have remained popular despite COVID-19, but people are increasingly looking for touchless facilities.
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.
CDC guidelines

GBAC clarifies CDC guidelines on cleaning

GBAC, a Division of ISSA, has clarified its stance on revised CDC guidelines related to cleaning and disinfecting for SARS-CoV-2.
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.
public transit

Focusing on best cleaning practices for public transit

The International Association of Public Transport (UITP) has partnered with GBAC to highlight transit best practices.
cleaning habits

Will heightened cleaning habits remain post-COVID-19?

Survey data suggests strengthened cleaning habits will remain front and centre for a large majority of people post-pandemic.
Edmonton

Edmonton becomes first Canadian city to commit to city-wide GBAC STAR accreditation

Edmonton would be the first Canadian and second North American destination to obtain the accreditation.
washroom pests

Three steps for avoiding washroom pests

Hopefully, washroom pests are the last thing on your guests’ mind, but that’s only possible if pest management remains top of mind.
washroom hygiene

Key lessons in washroom hygiene from COVID-19

Hand and washroom hygiene remains of critical importance for organizations to thrive in the new climate created by COVID-19.
GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation

GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation continues to saturate Canada

The program is gathering pace north of the border, as everything from hotels to arenas to convention centres secure accreditation.
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.
pest control

Green goals in pest control are worth setting

Green initiatives are more than a trend. Many industries are putting greater emphasis on ensuring products are sourced and processed in an environmentally conscious manner
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.
future-proofing cleaning

Future-proofing cleaning for the new normal

The present is painful for property and facility managers and it's made future-proofing cleaning more important than ever.
school washrooms

School washrooms are receiving failing grades from students

Bradley Corp's latest Healthy Handwashing Survey focuses on attitudes towards high school washrooms during COVID-19.
airline cleaning

Airline cleaning methods can be effective elsewhere during COVID-19

New and enhanced airline cleaning and disinfection has been tested with a focus on infection control, and the results have been positive.