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Budget Cuts Lead to Superbug Outbreak at Irish Hospital
June 22, 2017

A decision to reduce scheduled cleaning from seven days per week to six has resulted in an increase in carbapenemase-producing enterobacteriaceae (CPE) cases at Tallaght Hospital in Dublin,... Read more


Illinois Hit with New Drug-Resistant Infection
June 20, 2017

Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE), a group of extremely drug-resistant bacteria, is spreading throughout In Illinois hospitals, The bacteria are leaving patients with very few... Read more


Costco Implements Chemical Smart Screening Program
June 16, 2017

Costco has updated its “smart screening” program and will not sell products with harmful chemicals or ingredients the company views as raising social or regulation concerns. Costco... Read more


ISSA-TV: Leveraging the Value of Clean
June 15, 2017

The Value of Clean® is composed of six key areas that are measured to establish a company's return on investment when it comes to cleaning. In this Educational Quick Clip, ISSA Membership and... Read more


Two Cintas Facilities in Pennsylvania Recognized for Safety
June 15, 2017

Cintas Corp.’s facilities in Philadelphia, PA, and Allentown, PA, have received the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star worksite designation from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health... Read more


Charges Filed in Michigan Legionnaires' Outbreak
June 15, 2017

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has filed involuntary manslaughter charges against five health department officials. The indicted officials are accused of failing to alert citizens of a... Read more


Removing ICU Sinks Reduces Bacteria
June 13, 2017

The introduction of a water-free patient care program and subsequent removal of sinks in intensive care units (ICU) has resulted in a significant reduction in bacteria colonization... Read more


Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak Strikes Las Vegas Hotel
June 12, 2017

Southern Nevada Health District officials have linked two reports of Legionnaires’ disease earlier this year to a hotel in Las Vegas, NV. Health district officials found traces of the... Read more


Diversey Care Microbiologist Wins Food Safety Award
June 12, 2017

Dr. Dale Grinstead, senior technology fellow for Sealed Air Diversey Care, was named the recipient of the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP)’s Fellows Award. The... Read more


HAI Prevention Market Poised to Grow
June 9, 2017

The global market for health care-associated infection (HAI) prevention and control is expected to reach US$245.6 million by 2024 with a compounded annual growth rate—or CAGR—of 6.3... Read more


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