Hygiene Tips for Your Business: Entertainment

June 23, 2016

Museums, movie theaters, and performing arts centers have guests ranging from small children to senior citizens.   In summer, more people take advantage of their vacation time and go out to visit these places. The increased attendance means that these attractions need to work harder to maintain their restrooms and provide customers with opportunities to practice good hygiene. Consequently, for the facility managers, the beginning of summer may be the right time…


Prevent the Summer Stink

June 17, 2016

Summer is not only the hottest season; it can also be the smelliest.  You may notice nastier odors, or you may overhear your staff and customers saying that your facilities and bathrooms smell worse than usual. Heat and humidity intensify all scents, meaning that your cleaning staff is not to blame.  However, odors can be overcome, even on the hottest days. Heat and humidity allow bacteria to grow faster and…


Safety Month Spotlight: Bloodborne Pathogens and Your Business

June 8, 2016

June is Safety Month, which makes it a great time of year for companies to review and update their safety programs.  Bloodborne pathogens are a threat to staff and customers, even in businesses outside of the healthcare field. Fortunately, there are ways to protect everyone. Bloodborne pathogens, like the hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), are microorganisms that are present in blood and transmit disease from one person…


Springtime Allergies Keep the Germs Spreading

June 3, 2016

Allergy season is here. It can start as early as February depending on the weather and is caused by pollen from a variety of trees, grasses, weeds, and flowers. You will know it has arrived when your staff and coworkers are sneezing often and have itchy, watery eyes. Seasonal allergies should be treated like they are contagious even though they are not. Sneezing, coughing, blowing noses, and touching itchy eyes…