Environmental Services - August 2014

Implementing a sporicidal daily disinfectant cleaner in a community hospital

Initial results showed 36.5 percent more cultures had no microbial burden after the product change

8/18/2014


Antimicrobial fogging and misting protocols approved

The EPA has approved protocols that would allow antimicrobial product developers to register disinfection and sanitizer products intended for fogging or misting applications

8/14/2014


Georgia hospital using three germ-zapping robots

St. Francis Hospital in Columbus uses disinfection devices to go beyond regular cleaning

8/11/2014


Facilities need a bedbug control plan

While attention is usually given after bedbugs are found, what a facility does before they are detected can be more important

8/7/2014


'Mouse ridden' New Jersey facility gets clean bill of health

The facility is now in compliance with state law per a Department of Community Affairs inspection, the owner says

8/7/2014


Legionella bacteria found in water at two Alabama VAs

Montgomery, Tuskegee facilities find bacteria in water supplies

8/6/2014



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