Tips for Creating a Cleaning Plan That Suits Your School
According to the Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association, 22 million school days are lost each year due to the common cold, and up to 38 million school days due to the flu. These numbers are staggering, but not surprising. Schools are a breeding ground of viruses, bacteria, dirt, dust, and infections. Poor hygiene leads to
High-Speed, Energy-Efficient Hand Dryers: A Perfect Solution for Schools
Anyone who has ever set foot inside a school restroom will tell you: students can be quite messy. From paper towels strewn across the floor to water pooled on countertops, unsanitary conditions frequently present an issue in these high-traffic environments. Fortunately, high-speed, energy-efficient hand dryers have been proven to provide the perfect touchless solution
Sports Floor Safety and Longevity
The importance of maintaining the quality and safety of a sport floor Many schools have wood sports floors. They are expensive to build, which is why it is important to maintain their quality and surface safety. Most gymnasiums are used for many different activities, like basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, social activities, and even floor hockey.
It’s Time to Go Touchless
As the world continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, public health officials have kept up messaging that focuses on the importance of handwashing to prevent the spread of disease. Since hand drying is just as critical as handwashing to curtailing the transmission of dangerous viruses and bacteria, a pertinent question remains: should you
Why Schools Need Professional Cleaning Services After COVID-19
With professional cleaning services, staff and students can be safer from infection and go to school each day with genuine peace of mind. Every school can benefit from hiring professionals. In order to make a decision, it’s important to fully understand what those benefits are. The first benefit is straightforward, but it can also
Cleaning. Sanitizing. Disinfecting.
The pandemic has blurred the lines between cleaning and disinfecting. They are two separate processes; however, they are now the same in the mind of the building occupant/user. COVID has wholly changed how “clean” is looked at in an educational environment. Clean is now not just viewed as “tidy”—it is now viewed as “safe.”
Safely Slide into the Winter: Slips, Trips and Fall Season
By John P. Morris While slips, trips and falls occur year-round, sweater weather is the perfect time to think about fall prevention. Fall hazards exist everywhere, such as slippery leaves, wet and icy pavement and winter decorations with frightening wires posing severe tripping hazards. They can’t be ignored, even when schools are extremely busy
Returning Back to School While Keeping Kids Healthy and Safe
As we prepare to for students to return to school and to re-enter this “new normal” of post-pandemic life, it is important to consider the impact that cleanliness can play in creating successful faculty, students and community. Younger children are more likely to touch their face, and other surfaces, than adults, which makes it
What Can Schools Learn About Effective Sanitation from Food Manufacturing?
By Bob Ogren This back-to-school season will go down in history. Eyes around the nation were fixated on schools as administrators and board members made decisions about re-opening plans in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Private Christian schools played a big role in the return to school, in part because some families needed
Gym Floor Cleaning and Disinfecting for COVID-19
By Hayden Delia We’re living in unprecedented times. The coronavirus has affected nearly all aspects of our life, from hitting the gym to going to church. It’s been difficult for everyone to adjust to the “new normal.” Among the hardest-hit places are schools and exercise facilities (gyms, YMCAs, etc.) We want to use our
Ensure Safe and Clean Learning Spaces This Fall
By Eileen Roybal Maintaining a safe and clean learning environment is more important now than ever before. For so long, the trend in education was collaborative, hands-on learning. Now, to keep students and staff safe, learning spaces will simply have to look differently. Hopefully, for the sake of encouraging biophilia – the idea that
The Three Keys to a Return to Operations
By Nathan Parr The world’s response to COVID-19 impacted us all. The return to school operations will bring families that have elevated expectations for a clean facility with a heightened understanding that it takes more to do it right. Schools have always faced a higher risk for exposure to, well, everything. With the return