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  • Thursday, Jun 27, 2019

    Students learn better in clean environments. It’s as simple as that. Cleanliness promotes health and safety for students and staff, inspires students to take pride in their school, and makes a great impression on parents and visitors. Keep Your School Healthy Mold, mildew, mites and dirt don’t just stay in carpets, they can get into the air as well, causing unpleasant odors, aggravated allergies, and even asthma attacks. Regularly cleaning your carpets with a professional extractor, such as the SSS Thundercat, helps to keep students and teachers in school by preventing the...

     
  • Monday, Jun 24, 2019

    Let’s face it, in today’s fast-paced world nobody has time to be sick. We all have full time jobs to work, schools to attend or families to take care of. What can be even more tough is juggling all your daily tasks while trying to remain healthy. We often become so wrapped up in the hustle and bustle that we overlook germs inhabiting out offices, universities or homes. While troublesome for the everyday person, germs can add up to be an even bigger problem for somebody in charge of running a business. Absenteeism and reduced productivity due to communicable illness are major...

     
  • Thursday, Jun 6, 2019

    According to the U.S. Poison Control Centers, cleaning products are responsible for nearly 10% of all toxic exposures per year. Preventing risks and staying informed on how to handle chemicals correctly can be a great safety benefit for individuals and companies. Here are 5 tips you can use to increase chemical safety: Read All Labels It is important to educate yourself on what is used in the products you buy. Reading all labels before making a purchasing decision can help you avoid unnecessary harmful chemicals keeping you and everyone around you safe and healthy. It is also a good...

     
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2019

    We have officially made it out of another long harsh winter. The sun is out, temperatures are warm and summer adventures are about to begin. For most people germs are the last thing on the mind. The fact is, germs do not have a seasonal preference and love to cause havoc in the spring and summer months just as they do in the winter. Being aware of some common areas where bacteria thrives during these hotter months can be the difference between an infection or virus casting a shadow on a great beach day, or a safe summer in the sun. Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs Pools and hot tubs can be...

     
  • Monday, Apr 22, 2019

    Entrance mats are a practical way to greet customers at your facility. A quality entrance mat system provides businesses an environment that is safer, healthier and overall more attractive to employees, customers, patients, students and guests. It is easy to understand why an entrance mat is important for just about any organization, however this does not mean all mats are created equal. Inferior products tend to curl at the edges or slide around on the floor resulting in a tripping hazard and work against the safety benefit that a quality mat should be able to offer. Some mats do not...

     
  • Monday, Apr 15, 2019

    In our last blog we went over proper procedure and protocol for surface cleaning and disinfecting. Now that you are a pro when it comes to cleaning germy surfaces, it’s time to learn about how to effectively clean floors and carpets.   Floor Cleaning The treatment for cleaning and caring for floors is very different from those of surface cleaning. It is important to keep floors clean to prevent injury, preserve the life and beauty of an expensive floor and remove stains and dirt from the floor. These 5 steps should guide you in a proper floor cleaning procedure. Fill a...

     
  • Friday, Mar 29, 2019

    With cleaning protocols becoming more and more strict and the emphasis on a clean and healthy environment grows stronger, it is important that people become aware of how to properly clean and disinfect common high touch areas. Below are steps and procedures for the most effective and safe cleaning of those germy high touch surface areas. Surface Cleaning and Disinfection Surfaces that commonly acquire bacteria and need constant attention are desks, sinks, door and cabinet handles, light switches and toilets. Keeping these frequently touched areas clean can be difficult if you don’t...

     
  • Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019

    New research published in the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC) presents the dangers of sinks that are placed directly next to toilets in intensive care units (ICU) and the effect they can have on the areas around them. Recent findings demonstrate sink drains can be highly contaminated with Klebsiella pneumoniae carbapenemase (KPC), increasing the risk of dangerous germ transmission. Klebsiella is a type of bacteria that can lead to numerous healthcare associated infections including, but not limited to, pneumonia, bloodstream and wound infections and surgical infections. What is...

     
  • Friday, Mar 8, 2019

    Hand sanitizers come in all different shapes and sizes, and yet many people blindly chose a product unaware that there could be something that better fits their needs. Distinguishing the pros and cons between both alcohol-free sanitizers and alcohol-based sanitizers is an extremely important first step when it comes to making an informed decision. There are compelling claims for both types of sanitizers, but with so many different options available choosing a product could be a much bigger headache than intended. The purpose of this blog is to relieve some of that headache by laying out the...

     
  • Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019

    GenEon Technologies worked together with Triple S Distributor Blue Ribbon Supply to clean, disinfect and sanitize Oregon's Wrestling Competition to avoid cross-infections during the tournament. The mats were disinfected between matches using the Trio Rx and Mist technologies. GenEon's Onsite-Generation solutions kills 99.999% of harmful germs like Herpes, MRSA and Athlete's Foot meeting all educational requirements to maintain the health and safety of students and staff. To learn more contact your local Triple S distributor.   Read More...

     

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