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2013-06-30 23:04:18

New Integrated Software Functionality Bolsters Asset and Maintenance Management System Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 SOMAX, Inc. has released a new, integrated sanitation module which compliments their industry leading Asset and Maintenance Management System. The new sanitation module is built completely within their current CMMS / EAM system, and is tied directly to the standard equipment database within SOMAX, making it a completely seamless addition. “We’d had several...

High-Tech Solutions For Hospital Worker Hand Sanitation Issues
2013-06-29 08:36:37

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Hospitals are turning to technology in order to help make sure that doctors, nurses and other staff members remember to keep their hands clean while on the job, various media outlets reported on Friday. According to Jim Salter with the Associated Press (AP), the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that one out of every 20 patients acquires an infection while in the hospital each year -- and that poor...

2013-06-18 23:19:57

Carometec Inc., an industry leader in sterilization equipment and hygiene stations, has recently released a new hand drying system that limits the transfer of contaminants by utilizing a hands-off approach. The new Turbo-Trock will enable employees to dry hands paperless and fast right after cleaning. Peosta, Iowa (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 State of the art sanitation programs are essential when considering the overall success of a food processing operation. Good sanitation can lead to improved...

2013-06-18 16:21:36

"Flush For Good" Campaign Aims to Raise the Standard of Living for Families in Bangladesh Experiencing Lack of Safe Water and Sanitation PISCATAWAY, N.J., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new partnership between American Standard Brands and WaterAid seeks to save lives and improve access to safe sanitation in Bangladesh. Through their joint effort, hundreds of thousands of people in this developing country will receive a cost effective, sanitary toilet pan to help prevent the spread...

2013-06-17 08:29:59

Innovative technology combined with expertise in implementing life-saving programs will tackle one of the biggest killing diseases of children under five globally PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reckitt Benckiser (RB) - a global consumer goods leader in health, hygiene and home whose portfolio includes iconic brands such as Clearasil(®), Mucinex(®), Lysol(® )and Woolite(®) - and Save the Children today announce a new global focus to their existing...

2013-06-14 23:02:40

In an ongoing effort to raise community awareness regarding the dangers of animal hoarding to pets and owners alike, industry expert Address Our Mess releases another useful tool in a series of guides geared towards helping people live happier, healthier lives. Mount Laurel, New Jersey (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 According to the Animal Protection of New Mexico´s recently published articled entitled, Companion Animal Hoarding Fact Sheet, animal hoarding is, “the pathological collecting...

2013-05-30 08:30:03

Patented invention detects all 5 Moments for Hand Hygiene RALEIGH, N.C., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and prevention estimated roughly 1.7 million hospital-associated infections occur annually, which cause or contribute to 99,000 deaths each year. The major cause of these infections is inadequate aseptic techniques during intravenous, ventilator, catheter insertion or surgical procedures, resulting in additional hospital costs exceeding $30...

2013-05-24 12:21:10

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Private and public pool owners, as well as pool management companies, should remember that chlorinated wastewater must be handled responsibly, Acting DEP Secretary Chris Abruzzo said today. "Pools will open in just a few weeks," Abruzzo said. "Sometimes as swimming pools are cleaned and prepared for summer use, we see fish kills in local streams that could easily have been prevented." "Pool owners and professional pool cleaners need...

2013-05-21 23:29:07

Apache Stainless Equipment Corp., a leading manufacturer of ASME stainless steel custom tanks and portable pressure vessels, announces a new portable tank that exceeds regulatory compliance and increases sanitation efficiencies for pharmaceutical processors. Beaver Dam, Wisconsin (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Apache Stainless Equipment Corporation, a leading manufacturer of ASME stainless vessels and portable pressure vessels, announces a new portable tank design that exceeds regulatory compliance...

2013-05-21 08:21:55

A Hi-Tech Approach to Promoting Good Health NEW DELHI, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Safe Water Network announced today the launch of its innovative Tablet-based water and health education campaign designed to build awareness of and demand for safe water in rural communities. In one of the first applications of this technology in such a setting, the campaign uses multiple regional dialects and culturally specific marketing content to educate community members on the...