Articles | Cleaning for Health


Industrial & Institutional Hand Care Poised for Strong Growth
Laura Mahecha | September 26, 2016

In the presence of many infectious diseases, consumers understand the important role hand hygiene plays in maintaining good health. The public has...read more


Start the School Year Right
Dave Mesko | August 5, 2014

During the school year, a janitor’s cleaning and maintenance responsibilities are demanding and fast-paced. In the summer, cleaning professionals at schools and...read more


What You Need to Know About the FDA Rule on Antibacterial Soap
Bill Balek | February 4, 2014

After more than 20 years in the making, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sought to bring closure on its rulemaking...read more


Five Key Flu-Fighting Tips
Clorox Professional Products Co. | January 30, 2014

As you probably already know, flu season is here. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reports that a majority...read more


Airplane-Acquired Infections: The Plane Facts
Jennifer Meek | August 20, 2013

As thousands of jansan professionals prepare to travel to Las Vegas, NV, for ISSA/INTERCLEAN® North America 2013, November 18-21, some might be...read more


Do Not Read Before Eating
Robert Kravitz | March 5, 2013

While the United States has been suffering through a nasty flu epidemic, many of us might have missed what’s happening around the...read more


Taking Green Cleaning to Schools
Bill Balek | January 26, 2012

Environmental preferability, sustainability, “green,” reducing your environmental footprint … these terms have become part of our everyday lexicon as schools, businesses, households,...read more


Best Practices: Feminine Sanitary Product Disposal Receptacles
Allen Rathey, Lynn Krafft, Perry Shimanoff, and Ann Germanow | July 6, 2010

Safety Reminders: Wear protective gloves. Procedure Empty sanitary product disposal receptacle contents by removing the liner bag, sealing it, and placing it in...read more