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Reduce Energy Bills in the Restroom

Sick days and spreading germs are not the only problems that winter brings along. Energy expenses for office buildings, schools, and hospitals can become quite costly. This necessity cannot be eliminated; however, replacing a few appliances with energy-efficient models can help to decrease overall energy usage and counteract heating costs. Listed below are the lowest and highest amounts of energy that each type of institution devotes to heating their buildings…

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Hygiene Tips for Your Business: Retail

December is here and it has brought on the most stressful shopping season of year. Shoppers are visiting multiple stores in hopes of finding that special gift and your employees have triple the work to do. During their brief moment of privacy – the bathroom break – none of them want to sit on the toilet seat only to realize it is wet, or encounter an empty soap dispenser when they…

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Diseases 101: Influenza (The Flu)

Influenza, or the flu as it is commonly referred to, makes its annual round as we transition from fall into winter and infects approximately 5-20% of the US population each year. The 2016-2017 season is in its early stages, which makes now a great time to prepare in order to stay healthy this season. What Is It? The flu is a viral respiratory infection that affects the nose, throat, passageways,…

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Hygiene Tips for Your Community: Public Buildings

Federal buildings that are accessible to the public, such as courthouses, libraries, post offices, town halls, and places of public transactions have a large demographic to serve.  As all town residents will visit these places from time to time, managers need to ensure that every aspect of their facilities accommodate everyone. The health departments in each state have their own rules regarding restrooms; however, the list below is a general…

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Public Bathroom Nightmares

Many people can say they have had at least one unfortunate experience in a public restroom. Busy bathrooms in high-traffic areas receive their fair share of abuse and frequent cleaning up is not always an option for businesses. Many users and long periods without cleanup can result in some nasty conditions. Check out four restroom horror stories from our employees. You’ll laugh, cringe, and maybe even want to leave a…

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What to Know for International Infection Prevention Week

This week, October 16-22, is International Infection Prevention Week and this year’s theme is “Breaking the Chain of Infection.” President Ronald Reagan established this time of awareness in 1986, and every year since has dedicated a week in October to infectious disease prevention. Other countries including the United Kingdom, Middle East, Australia, and Southeast Asia also participate. Pathogens can be spread anywhere at anytime, but International Infection Prevention Week has…

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Hygiene Tips for Your Business: Construction

The phrase “construction site hygiene” may bring to mind the image of workers wearing hard hats and covered in cement dust. The average onlookers driving by an area of roadwork may notice the smell of hot tar or hear someone handling a loud piece of equipment. What most people outside of the construction industry do not know is that construction workers need to maintain their personal hygiene in order to…

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Understanding Common Restroom Behaviors

Today, people are very open about their bathroom habits. They are comfortable saying they use their feet to flush toilets or lay a wreath of toilet paper on the seat before using it. On average, individuals spend 30 minutes in the bathroom each day; however, one out of four tend to take at least an hour or a little more. Now that society has made its public habits known, facilities…

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