Category Archives: Flu

Coverall on Flu Season

We’ve done a lot of work with customers on cleaning touch points and so on to mitigate the risk of communicating flu and other diseases. One of my earlier posts documents / links to a test we did with Kaivac …

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"No Touch" commercial cleaning in bathrooms.

There are two pieces to “no touch” The article below discusses both. It’s only 2 pages of big type – won’t take you long. The first piece describes architectural features of bathrooms such as air dryers, laser activated no touch …

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Hand Sanitizers

Hand sanitizers have become, for want of a better word, epidemic. OK – there is a better word – pervasive. Basically there are two kinds – alcohol based and not alcohol based. Alcohol kills most of the stuff we are …

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H1N1 – After the first round / hand washing

There was an article in the paper last week about the LACK of H1N1 outbreaks shutting down day cares. While expected to be the worst affected, so far, anecdotal evidence suggests that day cares appear to have had a similar …

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H1N1 – how long does it live outside the body ?

Up to 24 hours on dry non – porous surfaces. Up to 72 hours in select moist situations. (Per Dr. Charles Gerba – Link ) This came up in the technical sessions of our franchisee meeting this week. What is …

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Flu season – schools

Obviously schools and day cares are festering pestholes of infection. Just kidding. But the average office building has about 200 square feet per person. I think in Minnesota you need about 80 feet per child in a licensed day care …

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Flu season – touch points

You will read plenty of stuff about washing your hands frequently in the press – which is probably the number one thing you can do to avoid getting and transmitting the flu. If there is a serious outbreak, I’m thinking …

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