Articles | Cleaning for Health


GBACtv: What We Learned in 2021 & Predicting the End of the Pandemic New!
Jeff Cross | January 6, 2022

A look back on the past year and a look forward to the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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The Expiration of ‘Because of COVID’ New!
Jeff Cross | December 8, 2021

The pandemic is still on, but COVID excuses seem to be ending.

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The Essential Worker New!
Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner | December 1, 2021

What government needs to know about the impact of our industry.

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I Got Boostered & I’m Ready for the ISSA Show!
Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner | November 1, 2021

It was my decision in April to get the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine and be a proud member of the “one...read more


A New Frontier for Commercial Cleaning
Jonathan Rockett | October 22, 2021

Isn’t it interesting how we used to eat cake after somebody blew on it — on purpose? Let that sink in for...read more


Facility Services vs. COVID-19
George Schmidt | October 19, 2021

On January 2, 2020,  the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed the first U.S. case of coronavirus in Washington...read more


The Virus Doesn’t Care
Patricia Olinger | October 13, 2021

The virus doesn’t care—and we all know which virus I’m talking about. SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the disease COVID-19, does not...read more


The Dangers of Improper Disinfection
Kerry Rigg | October 12, 2021

What can go wrong when using disinfectants? What are the dangers? Not using them according to label instructions can lead to bacteria...read more


Why do we Clean for the Flu?
Dr. Gavin Macgregor-Skinner | October 11, 2021

The Global Biorisk Advisory Council™, or GBAC, a division of ISSA, helps facilities demonstrate that correct work practices, procedures, and systems can...read more


Disinfecting is Confusing
Kerry Rigg | September 30, 2021

I was involved with the cleaning industry for almost four decades. During those years I used disinfectants, taught hundreds of custodians how...read more


Taking Travel to New Heights Through Cleaning and Hygiene
Brant Insero | September 18, 2021

Hygiene and cleanliness often go hand in hand, but adoption and follow-through with measures like disinfection, handwashing, and hand sanitizer use within...read more