• 1/3/2012

    Training Made Simple

    Every two years the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) publishes an Occupational Handbook. In its 2010-2011 edition, the BLS states: “Most building cleaning workers, except supervisors, do not need any formal education and mainly learn their skills on the job or in informal training sessions sponsored by their employers.” This means it is up to each organization to decide the amount, frequency and quality of training cleaning workers receive to do their jobs.

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  • 12/20/2011

    Norovirus Protection: Cleanliness Critical to Food Safety

    When it comes to food safety, cleanliness is crucial. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that germs such as the norovirus cause 60 percent of all food-borne illnesses. In order to protect patrons and staff, strict food safety protocols must be adhered to.

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  • 12/14/2011

    How to Protect Finished Floors: Creating the Best Solution for Every Individual Facility

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  • 12/2/2011

    Getting Real With Cleaning

    Effective, safe and cost efficient cleaning isn’t as easy as most people assume. Even within the professional community, many cleaning myths exist that perpetuate misconceptions about proper methods and procedures. Below I’ve outlined a few cleaning myths I hear most often. The more cleaning professionals know, and the better trained they are, the less likely they are to be swayed by misinformation, resulting in facilities being cleaner and more beautiful for employee and guests’ enjoyment.

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  • 10/5/2011

    The Power Of Multipurpose Products

    Okay, so it’s not a huge secret, and maybe it’s not jazzy enough to warrant a drum roll, but it is true that multipurpose products can provide all those benefits. The thing is, it’s often the case that the great capabilities of multipurpose products get overlooked because folks naturally try to separate out different products for different uses. But if designed right, multipurpose products can let you combine tasks with just one cleaner.

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  • Health and Hygiene: Avian Influenza FAQs

    Avian influenza cannot be diagnosed by symptoms alone, so a laboratory test is required. Avian influenza is usually diagnosed by collecting a swab from the nose or throat during the first few days of illness.

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  • Understanding E. coli

    The following information comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Foodborne, Bacterial, and Myocotic Diseases:

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  • Professional Floor Cleaning Protects Your Investment

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    Professional Floor Cleaning Protects Your Investment

    With regular maintenance and cleaning, you can easily extend the life of your flooring investment.

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  • Restroom Cleaning Checklist

    Maintaining a clean restroom can be an overwhelming task. Other than facility entrances, restrooms can have more traffic than most other areas in the building. Add in their need for continuous upkeep, they quickly become the leading cleaning challenge for many business owners. Use this restroom cleaning checklist from cleanlink.com to help manage your restroom cleanup.

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  • Germ Control: Understanding E. coli

    Escherichia coli (abbreviated as E. coli) are a large and diverse group of bacteria. Although most strains of E. coli are harmless, others can make you sick. Some kinds of E. coli can cause diarrhea, while others cause urinary tract infections, respiratory illness and pneumonia, and other illnesses. Still other kinds of E. coli are used as markers for water contamination—so you might hear about E. coli being found in drinking water, which are not themselves harmful, but indicate the water is contaminated. It does get a bit confusing—even to microbiologists.

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