Environmental Services - November 2014

Electron-beam technology may be a better way to sanitize Ebola waste

Hospitals have used similar technology, at lower power levels, to sterilize equipment

11/26/2014


Environmental services can boost patient experiences

A clean and inviting environment in conjunction with an engaging professional staff makes patients and visitors feel welcome and calm

11/26/2014


'Self-cleaning' surface reduces pathogens, study says

New technology reduces the number of hospital surface bacteria by more than 99 percent at least eight weeks after initial application

11/25/2014


Study: Cleanliness promotes better behavior

In cleaner workplaces, people should be less likely to feel disgusted and exhibit selfish behavior

11/21/2014


Choosing a disinfectant to fight Ebola

Ebola is believed to be susceptible to a broad range of hospital disinfectants

11/18/2014


Preparing for Ebola - the FM's role

Facilities managers are key to disinfecting contaminated areas and disposing of hazardous waste as well as alerting staff and visitors to proper protocols

11/17/2014


Guidelines for handling Ebola linens

Linen services provider offers tips to customers about handling potentially contaminated linens

11/5/2014



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