infection control

infection prevention

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Better infection prevention needed in schools

Infection prevention and control, while taken seriously in healthcare settings, isn’t always a priority in educational facilities.
environmental cleaning

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Environmental management leaders to gather this September

Leaders in infection control and environmental cleaning and disinfection are coming together for CAEM's annual conference this September.
disinfectants

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Research unveils troubling facts about disinfectants

Sealed Air’s Diversey Care division, and Purdue University, released a study focusing on how well disinfectants kill bacteria.
infection control

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Infection control market could reach $300-billion-plus by 2025

The global infection control market is expected to reach more than $258 billion (U.S.) by 2025, according to a new report.
hospital-acquired infection

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Hospital-acquired infection control market reaches $16 billion

The global hospital-acquired infection (HAI) control market was worth about $16 billion (U.S.) in 2016, according to a new report.
pathogens

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WHO identifies 12 most dangerous pathogens

WHO published its first ever list of antibiotic-resistant priority pathogens, identifying 12 superbugs that pose a threat.
sanitation

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Five high-touch areas in schools and sanitation tips

Cleaning and maintaining schools involves a careful look at several high-touch areas prone to germs. Here are some sanitation tips.
infection control

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New infection control standard during maintenance

CSA Group has released a new version of CSA Z317.13 Infection Control during Construction, Renovation and Maintenance in Healthcare Facilities.
biofilm

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The dirt on biofilm

Biofilm—slimy clumps of bacteria that settle onto surfaces—is a growing concern in Canadian facilities because it can be a threat to occupants.
cleaning audits

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Technological advances in cleaning audits

Facilities still don’t perform frequent quality cleaning audits to meet goals, but innovators are developing more accessible and cost-effective tools.
hand hygiene

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Leading book on hand hygiene to be published

A comprehensive book focusing on hand hygiene for infection control and patient safety will be published sometime in December.
SC Johnson

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SC Johnson acquires STERIS AIC business

SC Johnson has completed an acquisition with STERIS for its Applied Infection Control (AIC) business.