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Environmental Services February 2017 - Posts About Healthcare Facilities Management



Parkland Hospital combines laundry tech with human touch


Advanced processes back up one skilled seamstress

2/28/2017 2:00:00 PM

Report: Growing healthcare sector will boost demand for industrial cleaning services


The global industrial cleaning market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of close to 5%

2/27/2017 11:00:00 AM

Free hazard communication webinar planned to help protect cleaners


The webinar will focus on how OSHA can help staffing firms and host employers better understand their responsibilities for ensuring the safety of temporary workers.

2/24/2017 11:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Automated UV-C disinfection: Finding the system that meets your facility’s needs


Despite the fact that the fundamental technology might be the same, no two commercially available automated UV-C systems are identical

2/15/2017 8:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Cleaners can harm plastic surfaces over time


Use of some cleaning products could harm medical devices

2/14/2017 2:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Study explores environmental cleaning for containing MRSA


Research examines the efficacy of different approaches for cleaning environmental surfaces

2/8/2017 3:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Tips to reduce the spread of norovirus


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests five steps

2/8/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Environmental services' morale sometimes suffers on the job


Lifting staff morale goes a long way toward improving productivity

2/6/2017 9:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Hospital enhances patient safety with germ-zapping robots


The Christ Hospital Health Network is the first healthcare system in the Cincinnati region to use the technology

2/3/2017 12:00:00 PM

Focus: Infection Control

Study links superbug to antibiotic overuse rather than dirty hospitals


Scientists have found overuse of the drugs was the main cause of a serious stomach bug outbreak that spread through NHS hospitals

2/3/2017 8:00:00 AM

Focus: Infection Control

Ontario hospital workers warn about hospital-acquired infections


The Canadian Union of Public Employees is urging the government to reduce hospital-acquired infections by increasing funding for hospital housekeeping

2/2/2017 3:00:00 PM



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