Preparing for the 2019-2020 Flu Season

The 2019-2020 flu season is already upon us, and it is time for facilities managers and custodial teams to take proactive steps to prevent outbreaks and ensure the health and safety of all facility occupants.

Infection Control Measures to Prevent Influenza Outbreaks
The 2019-2020 flu season started earlier than expected this year.

Biking to Work

Biking to work has become an increasingly popular form of commute for many in large metropolitan areas, but it does come with some consequences, specifically regarding workplace health and hygiene.

Workplace Hygiene Challenges for Bicycle Commuters
Bicycling as a form of commute to and from the workplace has several advantages for both workers and businesses--chief among them, healthier workers are more engaged and productive.

Do Electronics Spread More Germs Than Other Surfaces?

Without a doubt, the surfaces of the numerous electronic devices we handle every day are covered in germs and bacteria, but do they spread more illness than other high-touch surfaces?

Do Electronics Spread More Germs Than Other High-Touch Surfaces?
Lately, a debate has arisen in the health and custodial industries regarding the safe use and hygiene of electronic and personal handheld devices in comparison to other fomites and their ability to transmit disease--basically, which is worse?

The answer, of course, is both, and neither, depending on the environment and the hygiene of the users and occupants.