Dr. Gene Cole shares stories that stick with him regarding the health and safety of restoration contractors and their customers. He also offers COVID-19 cleaning and disinfection tips in the face of the Omicron variant.
The 30-minute online course provides an overview of the chain of infection and how to break it through effective cleaning and disinfection practices, indoor air quality considerations, and other key mitigation strategies.
Since Hurricane Sandy pummeled New York City in 2012, new and more stringent emergency management programs and compliance requirements have been implemented for healthcare systems. With the new mandates, plus the advent of COVID-19, cross contamination prevention and disinfection is more critical than it has ever been in the medical arena.
The Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, has announced Michael Diamond, the co-founder and executive director of The Infection Prevention Strategy (TIPS), has joined its leadership team. Diamond will serve as a senior director with GBAC and lead efforts related to innovation, technology and GBAC-TIPS.
Insights on infectious disease and cross-contamination control for restoration and remediation contractors – from how to gain more business in this space, to tips on disinfection and decontamination services, to mitigating exposure risks.
J. Darrel Hicks, author of Infection Prevention for Dummies, defines “cleaning” versus “disinfecting” versus “sanitary.” He also shares two basic principles of cleaning and shares four criteria for selecting disinfectants from the EPA’s List N, including six products on the list that he found meet those criteria.
A solid team can accomplish more together than they would individually. This is why so many success stories come from companies who find business partners to help them reach their goals and provide the best training.
John Anton of Bioesque Solutions discusses demand for disinfection and cleaning products in the face of the Delta variant of COVID-19; the role of disinfection products during CAT season including notable case studies, lessons learned and common misconceptions surrounding cleaning solutions; as well as a look ahead to 2022 with predictions for the role of disinfection and cleaning products within the restoration industry.