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January/February 2015

Inside this issue:

Infection Control Strategies to Share with Your Customers

Adapted from Infection Prevention For Dummies, by Darrel Hicks, REH, this article provides the best advice and tips for prevention and control of infections including general precautions everyone can use.

 

Talking Dirty – Managing Love

February being the month love is celebrated allows us to share with Ralph Peterson’s personal view of how something you love can also be a challenge.

 

When Disinfectants Fail:  How Newer Technologies Can Help

There are many challenges to achieving consistent and effective surface disinfection.  Dr. Benjamin Tanner, PhD provides insight to the question “Can technology help with the need to disinfect versus time constraints and efficiency requirements of cleaning a facility?”

 

Could your Cleaning Methods be Spreading Germs?

Do you know where your germs are hiding?  Ronnie Phillips, PhD of Kimberly Clark Professionals takes us on a journey of changing our behaviors to reduce the spread of germs.

 

What is a Universal Cleaning, Sanitizing and Disinfecting System?

Werner Diercks, of AmeriVap explains the effectiveness of steam as an effective cleaner and sanitizer system without strong chemicals or excessive amounts of water.

 

Maintaining Specialty Floor Coverings

As the variety of floor coverings increase so does the challenge of cleaning and maintaining the beauty of these investments.  William R. Griffin of Cleaning Consultant Services state, “Everybody notices the floor.” 

 

Which Motivational and Management Theory is Correct?

Maybe it’s the one that incorporates the most common sense approach.  Michael Catanzaro, Master REH explores a variety of theories and lists 13 conditions for employee dissatisfaction.

 

2014 Housekeeping Week

Highlights of the various activities held during Sept 13-19, 2014 Housekeeping Week. 

 

Executive Corner

IEHA Interim Executive Director, Mary L. Remson, shares some general organizational changes and views taken by many associations in order to remain efficient and cost-effective.  IEHA’s future is bright!