Recognizing how the drug-resistant fungus spreads in healthcare facilities is essential for effective infection control.
Leading Legionella companies partner to eliminate Legionnaires’ outbreaks through strategic partnership.
Hand hygiene is a critical component of infection prevention in hospitals, but the unintended consequences include water splashing out of a sink to spread contaminants from dirty faucets.
Studies have shown that patient transfers from long-term care settings to hospitals present a major risk for the spread of infection.
The Ontario Government is planning to eliminating “hallway healthcare” by adding and upgrading long-term care beds throughout the province.
Barley Chironda, an infection control specialist at Clorox, breaks down why cleaning staff should ramp up surface disinfection during cold and flu season.
Cold and flu season can begin as early as October and last until February. How can you keep the flu out of your workplace, to keep facilities healthy and productive?
A recent survey by a global medical technology company – BD – revealed Canadians are unfamiliar with or largely unaware of the threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
Privacy curtains in hospitals can become breeding grounds for resistant bacteria, posing a threat to patient safety, according to new study.
Recently released guidelines from Ontario's Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee address the cleaning and disinfecting challenges that housekeeping staff continue to face in healthcare facilities.
Summer is fast-approaching, which means annoying pests will soon be out in full force. These creatures can become a problem for a facility if left unchecked.
Hospitals have a potent, new tool in their mission to improve patient health and safety. It also happens to be the one of the oldest metals known to man - copper.
Copper alloys used more in hospitals to help fight health-care acquired infections, aren’t as prevalent in non-traditional spaces where germs also spread.
Flood season is arriving to regions across Canada, posing a significant risk to infrastructure, potential loss of life and pest-related health risks.
New UV-C Disinfection technologies are being implemented across the globe in an attempt to eliminate harmful microorganisms before they reach patients.
Health officials won’t quite know what to expect until later this fall, but facilities should still brace themselves no matter what flu strain will spread.
When educating children and young adults about good hand hygiene practices, it’s important to implement the right handwashing practices.