healthcare acquired infections

How to Combat HAIs (Healthcare Acquired Infections)

One of the most basic approaches to the maintenance of hygiene, and one that is particularly important in the healthcare environment, is cleaning. But it doesn’t stop there. Here are the steps involved in thoroughly combating healthcare-acquired infections.

Wash Your Hands

Avoiding Infections At Restaurants – Wash Your Hands!

All of us want to evade any potential infections. At restaurants, there is often a risk of exposure. One needs to be aware of that risk and learn how to avoid it.

School Closings Due to Illness

School Closings Due to Illness

School closings due to illness are becoming an issue that many states are facing. Mountain View Elementary School in northern Tennessee (about 40 miles south of the Virginia/Tennessee border) had to close earlier this year due to illness. Here’s a real world story of how to tackle a problem.

Best Practices for Disposable Glove Use

Best Practices for Disposable Glove Use

One of the top priorities of any operation should be personal hygiene, specifically handwashing and hand care. Additionally, the best practices for disposable glove use are urged. Maintaining a proactive focus on this key aspect of your operation is important.

Healthcare-Safety

Healthcare Safety: Creating an Overall Strategy

Safety in the healthcare environment encompasses many areas, including both the safety of healthcare workers and the safety of patients. So, it is vital that hospitals and other healthcare facilities provide the highest levels of cleanliness to create a safe environment and to comply with regulations. Here are some key elements we feel make up a successful overall healthcare safety strategy.

protect your food supply

8 Ways to Protect Your Food Supply From the Start

Food safety begins at the source, at the farm or manufacturing facility. But for your business, it begins at your receiving point. This is a critical part of your food safety system and one that you should be paying attention to.

School Closings Due to Illness

School Cleanliness Affects Student Performance

How clean a school is can have an impact on student success. Lack of a properly cleaned environment can lead to illness, chronic absenteeism and students falling behind their peers. It’s more than just a common belief. There are many years of scientific research to back this theory up.

Johnston Ranked #13 in Best Companies to Work for in NYS

Johnston Ranks #13 in Best Companies to Work for in New York State 2017 List

We are happy to announce that Johnston has again been voted to the Best Companies to work for in New York State list; and furthermore, we are beyond grateful to say that we were voted #13 in the “Small/Medium Employer” Category for 2017.

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It’s Gross Out There – Don’t Forget Hand Washing!

Hand washing is a simple and easy way to reduce germs, but it doesn’t happen as often as you would expect. So, how can you inspire more people to improve their rates of hand-washing?

industrial mops are not the best choice

Industrial Mops Are Not the Best Choice

To mop or not to mop? How do you know when industrial mops are not the best choice?