Healthy Schools Healthy Kids

Schools provide vital infrastructure services to surrounding communities and students--underscoring the importance of keeping them clean, safe, healthy, and open during the ongoing public health emergency.

Clean Schools Serve the Local Community
Schools provide critical services to their communities, including:

Student meals
Employment opportunities
Support programs, including meals, social services, and mental health support services
The equivalent of daycare services, allowing parents and guardians to go to work during the day

These services cannot be provided or effectively managed outside of a face-to-face learning environment, which means classrooms must be open, teachers and supporting faculty and staff must be in attendance, meals must be prepared, and facilities must be available.

SARS-CoV-2 Can Last On Surfaces For Weeks

As time progresses and more studies are conducted, our knowledge regarding the function and behavior of SARS-CoV-2, including its survivability rate outside of the human body on various fomites, continues to expand.

Coronavirus Survivability on Surfaces Underscores Importance of Regular Cleaning
Our knowledge regarding SARS-CoV-2, specifically survivability rates outside of the body and how it spreads, has evolved.

Preventing Slip and Fall Injuries

Winter is upon us, and travels for both work and pleasure are increasing, which means businesses will need to protect their customers and workers from the elements and potential slip and fall injuries.

Protecting Businesses and Occupants From Slip and Fall Injuries
Winter is nearly upon us, and with it will come low temperatures and increased moisture, ice, and snow, all of which can combine to wreak havoc on facility properties, especially flooring, and presents an increased risk for occupants and guests in the form of slip and fall accidents--accounting for more than 1 million hospital visits each year.

Touchpoint Cleaning

Touchpoint cleaning and disinfection services are critical components of a clean and healthy learning and working environment, especially during cold and flu season.

Touchpoint Cleaning and Disinfection Services
Due to the ongoing SARS-CoV-2 outbreak, touchpoint cleaning and disinfection services have become recognizable household terms.

COVID-19 or Influenza

The COVID-19 public health emergency has officially merged with the northern hemisphere's annual cold and flu season, resulting in heightened levels of stress due, in part, to similarities in symptoms between the various infections.

Similarities and Differences Between COVID-19, Influenza, and Common Cold Infections
The ongoing public health emergency has resulted in what health care professionals are referring to as a second pandemic--unofficially coined 'pandemic tension.

Dirty Carpets Impact the Perception of Cleanliness

Your business gets one chance to make a first impression, and often the cleanliness of your carpets is what sends that message to prospective customers as they enter the building.

Carpet Care and the Perception of Cleanliness
It's no mystery--businesses are struggling in many sectors across the U.S.

Too few customers are walking in through the door, and those that do are incredibly wary of any sign of low-quality cleaning and poor facility sanitation.

Indoor Air Quality Concerns Returning Workforce

A recent survey found that more than half of the U.S. labor force anticipates returning to work before the end of the year, prompting concerns regarding the quality of indoor air and how that may impact their health and safety.

Survey Shows Returning Workforce Concerned With Indoor Air Quality
A recent survey of more than 700 workers conducted by Aeroseal, LLC. revealed major concerns regarding the cleanliness of indoor air in a wide variety of workplace environments, including:

Large and small offices
Retail stores, and;
Small Businesses

Key findings from the survey revealed that:

89% reported that they believe the air in their home is cleaner than at work.

The Hand Hygiene Two-Step

Hand hygiene is a crucial element in the fight against deadly viral pathogens, such as COVID-19 and influenza--the only problem is, most people are not doing it correctly.

The Importance of Hand Hygiene Compliance in the Fight Against Germs
In life, there are few things under our direct control.