Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Hospital faucets home to germs: study

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.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Are public washrooms reservoirs of drug-resistant bacteria?

Hand-drying facilities in public washrooms can act as reservoirs of drug-resistant bacteria, finds new research published in the American Journal of Infection Control.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Sinks next to patient toilets may harbour dangerous germs: study

Klebsiella is a type of bacteria that can cause a number of healthcare-associated infections, such as pneumonia, bloodstream infections, wound infections, or surgical site infections.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Clean rooms require adherence to good manufacturing practices

Clean room cleaning requires adherence to good manufacturing practices (GMPs) to prevent potentially catastrophic contamination.