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  • 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...

     
  • Friday, Feb 22, 2019

    Keeping hands clean is one of the most important steps to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others. When soap and water are not available, there’s no better option to keep our hands clean than hand sanitizer. Investing in a foam or liquid dispensing sanitation system can insure that your entire facility is practicing effective hand hygiene.                                                                 ...

     
  • Monday, Feb 11, 2019

    It is that time of year again. Freezing temperatures so cold you have no choice but to crank up the heat in your home. People flooding the grocery store to stock up on bread before the next big snow storm. Your child running off the school bus with a runny nose and fever. Ah, yes flu season is here! It is no secret that one of the places germs thrive the most are within the walls of school facilities. The first step to fighting back against the spread of the flu in schools is truly understanding the difference between cleaning and disinfecting. Cleaning works by removing physical impurities...

     
  • Friday, Sep 14, 2018

      Risks related to slip and fall liability should be a key consideration for facility managers planning for winter. Snow and Ice removal companies typically do not assume all the risk that could be related to injuries from accidents. For many, being able to work with a proactive partner who will share the risk of slip and fall accidents is a big consideration.  Here are 3 simple things that you can do to reduce the risk of slip and fall accidents:   1. Proper ice melt for the facility  Regular ice melt application is essential for reducing slip and falls at your...

     
  • Friday, Jul 13, 2018

    Defend your floor against foot traffic, abrasion wear, and stains. SSS White Knight High Gloss Ultra Performance Tile & Grout Coating Kit (#60001) keeps your floors and grout well protected all while allowing for faster, easier cleanup. The clear coat treatment system designed and optimized for long-term protection of various surfaces. A single kit will cover 800-1100 sq. ft. depending on surface conditions. Foot traffic ready in just 8 -10 hours. White Knight is designed to work on: • Clay Tile • Porcelain Tile • Quarry Tile • Grout • Terrazzo...

     
  • Thursday, Jun 28, 2018

    As we all know, the demographics in the Jan-San industry is very mature and requires us to bring new younger talent to our organizations. But it is not only our industry. The unemployment rate edged down to 3.8 percent in May, and the number of unemployed persons declined to 6.1 million. Over the year, the unemployment rate was down by 0.5 percentage point, and the number of unemployed persons declined by 772,00.  Good talent is hard to find.  ​ How do we find, hire, train and retain good team members for the future? The Article , “Winning the Talent Wars,...

     
  • Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018

    Last week, a local Connecticut school was in a bit of a hole… literally. The school had some concrete that had seen better days, thanks to potholes and water damage. Aside from being unsightly, the cracked concrete also posed a safety hazard for students, parents and staff. Originally the school had considered contract work to fix the issue. However, they soon discovered that such work would have cost over $300,000 to rip and replace their concrete. Luckily, they reached out to their local Triple S Member for a second opinion. Triple S Member Allston Supply was able to send a...

     
  • Friday, Jun 1, 2018

    This Episode We're Talking Electrostatic Disinfection - Listen in Now! It's electric! But we're not talking dance moves, we're talking electrostatic disinfection on this episode of Illumination. I sat down with Dennis Struble of Gem Supply, to learn more about what electrostatic disinfection is, why it matters to the Jan-San industry and how he has been helping facilities utilize it to handle disinfecting. Click the link or image above to listen in!   Happy Listening! Matt Keleher Triple S Digital Marketing Specialist mkeleher@triple-s.com  

     

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