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maintenance workers

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Protecting maintenance workers in extreme heat

Extreme summer heat provides numerous challenges, but not least is the difficulty of keeping outdoor maintenance workers safe.
disinfection

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

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."
CDC guidelines

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

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.
flu

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Feared flu-COVID “twindemic” not materializing

There were prominent fears that COVID-19 and flu could launch a twin global assault. Thankfully, that does not appear to be materializing.
infection control and prevention and the transmission of candida auris

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Understanding Candida auris transmission

Recognizing how the drug-resistant fungus spreads in healthcare facilities is essential for effective infection control.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

The next frontier in infection prevention

Studies have shown that patient transfers from long-term care settings to hospitals present a major risk for the spread of infection.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

CDC warns of exotic ticks spreading across the U.S.

Asian longhorned ticks, which are known to carry a variety of pathogens, is spreading across the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
bacteria

REMI Network

Nightmare bacteria spreading across U.S.

Nightmare bacteria resistant to most antibiotics are spreading across the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
lengthy building shutdowns could increase the risk of Legionnaire's disease

REMI Network

Health care facility patients at risk for Legionnaires’ disease

A report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention in the U.S. found that patients in health care facilities are at risk for Legionnaires’ disease.