Articles | Cleaning for Health


Antimicrobial Technologies New!
Eric Blaeser | August 10, 2022

Keeping health care facilities cleaner and safer with science.

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Killing Germs… New!
Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner | August 3, 2022

…and the role of UV-C light disinfection devices.

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A Clean Assessment New!
Mike Sawchuk | July 25, 2022

How to use evidence-based data to prove the quality of your cleaning operations.

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Can Authentic Green Products Come from ‘Bad’ Companies?
Stephen P. Ashkin | June 15, 2022

The cleaning industry is comprised of outstanding companies, many of whom are rightly recognized as global leaders. These are indeed “good” companies...read more


The Life of a Respiratory Droplet
Robert Kravitz | June 13, 2022

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has traditionally held that floors—in most situations—are “non-critical” surfaces when it comes to...read more


The Pest Detective
Jennifer R. Gordon, PH.D. | June 10, 2022

Is that mess in your facility’s boardroom snack crumbs or ant waste? Is that a raisin on the office furniture or a...read more


Show Me The Science: The Impact of Floors on Indoor Air Quality & Health
Jeff Cross | May 31, 2022

Cleaning for appearance is what drives virtually all cleaning professionals and technicians, whether in facilities, for building service contracting companies, or professional...read more


Straight Talk: How Can the Cleaning Industry Help When Cancer Attacks?
Jeff Cross | May 26, 2022

The majority of Americans say either they or someone in their immediate family have been diagnosed with cancer at some point in...read more


Straight Talk: Demystifying Litigation on Slip, Trip, and Fall Legal Issues
Jeff Cross | April 14, 2022

Anyone the cleans and maintains floors needs to be concerned about not only protecting building occupants from injuries but also their business’s...read more


Redefining Cleaning for Health
Stephen P. Ashkin | April 11, 2022

Cleaning for health is a concept well accepted in the professional cleaning industry. Yet there are few objective measures to determine if...read more


Cleaning for Health
Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner | April 1, 2022

In the air you breathe, you can be exposed and get sick from an infectious disease when disease-causing microorganisms are released into...read more