Unique Ultraviolet Light Disinfects Entire Rooms

A bright blue light has become the latest tool in the fight against infection for a hospital in South Carolina, USA. The Regional Medical Center of Orangeburg & Calhoun Counties is the first hospital in South Carolina to acquire a Total Room Ultraviolet Disinfector (Tru-D). It is used in conjunction with regular cleaning practices and …
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Tough economic times bring out shark suppliers

As the economic outlook grows more doom and gloom with each passing day and also the chance of a double dip recession, experts warn that buyers need to steer clear of ‘shark’ suppliers. Industry players that purchase plastic refuse sacks, industrial cotton mops and paper products such as paper towels for towel dispensers and soap …
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An outbreak of the nasty noro-virus has called into question the Importance of hygiene at hospitals by the BCC

The British Cleaning Council has urged healthcare managers to focus on hygiene after an outbreak of noro-virus hit hospitals across the UK, severely restricting patient care and hospital efficiency. Startlingly hundreds of beds throughout the country were made unavailable as wards were closed and visitor numbers limited. Hospitals were forced to isolate patients infected by …
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What Is Lurking Under The Covers

The main focus on hospital cleaning is disinfection and stopping the spread of pathogens, using mopping systems and other janitorial items. On almost every wall in the toilets there are signs saying ‘Wash Hands’ and antibacterial soap dispensers everywhere you look. But there are other dangers lurking in patients’ rooms. An infectious disease expert at …
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Save trips to the doctors by teaching children to wash their hands properly

Parents need to teach children how to wash their hands to a level that effectively removes germs. With the winter colds and other bugs around at this time of year, parents could save themselves trips to the doctors if they teach their children the importance of sufficiently cleaning their hands. Germs are everywhere, so children …
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