Environmental Services

Floor care can make or break an impression

Many people think a shiny floor is equally slippery


Study: Cleaning is as bad for women's lungs as smoking up to 20 cigarettes a day

No effect was found on the lungs of men, whether they cleaned professionally or just as part of their domestic chores.


Regulations, Codes & Standards Q&A: Clean storage in an EVS closet

Brad Keyes discusses regulations for clean storage in an EVS closet


Healthcare workers protesting 32 hospitals in California

More than 55,000 Kaiser Permanente employees in California are members of SEIU-United Healthcare Workers West


Winter Olympics will have robots to do the cleaning

The robots will assist athletes, clean venues, provide translation and even ski.


Calif. hospital cafeteria workers and housekeepers strike for better pay and benefits

The workers are employees of Sodexo, which the hospital's operator contracts with at several California healthcare facilities


Green cleaning in a senior care setting

Is 'green cleaning' and 'sustainability' the same thing?


Calif. healthcare facility ED has bedbug emergency

Kaweah Delta staff and a pest control company treated the emergency department and surrounding areas


UPMC Pinnacle changing environmental, food service vendor

Switch will affect more than 450 workers


NHS launches emergency plans after cleaning contractor collapses

Extra staff sent to six major hospitals to ensure cleaning, maintenance and catering services keep operating



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