infection prevention

disinfectants

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Disinfectants: Are we at the end of the road?

Scientists at a South African university say there's a growing risk of SARS-CoV-2 developing resistance to disinfectants and antibiotics.
Facility management

REMI Network

Adapt today, optimize tomorrow

Four solutions for a smarter, safer, and cleaner building as cleaning and maintenance is reinvented.
Manulife

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Manulife earns GBAC STAR real estate accreditation

Manulife Investment Management is the first Canadian real estate landlord to achieve GBAC STAR accreditation, for 7 of its Montreal properties.
cleaning contractor

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Hiring a cleaning contractor in 2021

As the industry continues to change against the backdrop of COVID-19, so do the processes and needs of hiring a new cleaning contractor.
hotel sanitation

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Improving hotel sanitation with innovative new steps

Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf and Spa Resort in Mexico is not only cleaning and disinfecting its rooms but also its guests, thanks to sanitation booths.
Edmonton Transit

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Edmonton Transit piloting innovative germ-killing doors

Edmonton Transit partnered with a local biotech company to install antimicrobial push-plates on various swing doors at transit stations.
GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

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.
workplace virus rule

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Virginia introduces America’s first permanent workplace virus rule

Virginia, the first state to introduce a temporary workplace virus measure last year, has voted to enact a permanent ruling.
surface testing

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Surface testing can be critical in the fight to control COVID-19

A biotech company has found that surface testing can detect when the coronavirus enters a building before a person even knows they’re infected.
hygiene fraud

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Watch out for hygienic fraud

Look out for hygienic fraud: that's the warning of a microbiologist who specializes in cleaning and sanitation.
coronavirus

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

The coronavirus mutates & spreads: what does that mean?

A 70 per cent more infectious, aggressive mutated form of the coronavirus has emerged. But what does that mean?
ISSA Canada

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Setting the stage for increased industry recognition

One positive from the pandemic is a new respect for the important role professional cleaners play.
future-proofing cleaning

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

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.
CUI report

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

New CCOHS tool kit helps workplaces customize COVID-19 health and safety

The CCOHS tool kit helps workplaces operate safely and prevent the spread of infection.
hand hygiene

REMI Network

Survey examines impacts of COVID-19 on Americans’ hand hygiene

The Bradley Corporation’s recently conducted its Healthy Hand Washing Survey to examine the impacts of the coronavirus on U.S-based consumers’ hand hygiene.
ISSA Canada

REMI Network

ISSA Canada forms alliance with TIPS

The Infection Prevention Strategy advisory board brings together leading industry professionals well-versed in infection control and prevention.
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.