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Study Shows that Healthcare Workers Should Not Launder Scrubs at Home

It is fairly routine for healthcare facilities to require workers to provide their own uniforms. Whether it is doctors, nurses or support staff, employees purchase their own uniforms and wash them at home. However, that may not be the best idea. A new study from Germany shows that washing hospital uniforms at home may not be suitable to prevent the ...

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Making the World a Healthier Place Starts with Hand Washing

The nature of our business affords us the opportunity to work with restaurants and healthcare facilities to provide the clean, hygienic linens they need to serve their customers. As such, we are sensitive to the fact that illness can be easily spread as a result of unhygienic conditions. It is with that knowledge that we are preparing to observe Gl ...

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Wet Mops: The Best Choice for Big Spills

Occasionally, you encounter a piece of technology that hasn’t changed much since its inception. The wet mop is one such item. Wet mops, sometimes referred to as string mops, have been around for decades because they work better than other options when you have a heavy job to do. Sometimes there is no substitute for a wet mop that pulls up even th ...

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The Story of the Hand Dryer and the Petri Dish

The electric hand dryer was introduced decades ago as a way to save money and prevent deforestation. Not only has this venerated bathroom invention not lived up to its original hype, but it might also be contributing to a variety of health problems. As evidenced by an impromptu science experiment conducted by a woman from Carlsbad, California, what ...

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