December 2012 Webcasts about Healthcare Facilities Management
The United States bed bug population continues to grow, making it ever more likely that bed bugs will make an appearance in facilities around the country that have nothing to do with beds, including office buildings, schools and stores.
Legionnaires' disease. It's a phrase that rattles even the most stalwart facility professional. From bad press to disruptive emergency disinfection processes to diminished property values to claims and lawsuits, this microscopic bacteria has the potential to cause enormous trouble.
Hospitals, doctors' offices, long-term care facilities, nursing homes and other healthcare settings have strict requirements for cleaning and disinfecting. Is there a place for green products in these environments? This webcast will identify which products and equipment will meet high cleaning and infection control standards, but also won't harm the environment.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, cases of whooping cough (also known as pertussis) are expected to surge to their highest levels since 1959. There have been 18,000 cases reported nationwide in 2012 – that's more than twice as many at this point last year – with 37 states reporting an overall increase in pertussis cases compared with 2011 rates.