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Enlist in your success by registering for IEHA's REH/CEH Boot Camp
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Have you always wanted to earn your Registered Executive Housekeeper (REH) or Certified Executive Housekeeper (CEH) designation, but just didn't have the time? Now is the opportunity to bring your career to the next level and earn the designation you've always wanted in just two days. The International Executive Housekeepers Association (IEHA) will be holding a REH/CEH Boot Camp at the Double Tree Resort Orlando in Orlando, Fla., Nov. 7-8. More

ISSA golf tournament
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Don't miss your opportunity to sponsor the ISSA Golf Tournament, which takes place in conjunction with ISSA/INTERCLEAN® North America 2010 in Orlando, Fla. The scramble tournament will take place on Monday, Nov. 8, at the Grand Cypress Golf Club with a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. The Grand Cypress Golf Club features 45 holes of Jack Nicklaus Signature golf; a truly diverse selection of Orlando golf more grand than you ever imagined. More

Carpet is a safety device
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The reasons people continue to put carpet on their floors are almost as varied as the choices of colors, patterns and textures of the carpet itself. Make no mistake; carpet is often the floor covering of choice for a reason — it's ability to absorb sound, and now we move on to carpet's safety and comfort features, writes CRI's President Werner Braun. More

Wipes are a preferred health care hard-surface disinfectant, survey of infection preventionists shows
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Wipes are a preferred hard-surface disinfectant in the health care setting, according to a number of infection preventionists surveyed by BioScience Laboratories, Inc. This and other pertinent findings were revealed in a survey that was conducted in person in the exhibit hall at the annual meeting of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology. More



New vacuums add to seal of approval numbers
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A dynamic group of new vacuum cleaners have been tested and certified under the Seal of Approval program. Lindhaus USA, from Savage, Minn., has earned Silver-level SOA certification for its Dynamic 300e, Activa 30 Pro, and Diamante commercial upright models, as well as Bronze-level approval for its RX380 and Pro Hepa commercial uprights. More

Hiring practices have come a long way
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All too often, the hiring of employees for a company is a practice that is done carelessly out of convenience. Many times, people are enlisted quickly to ensure that there are enough hands to perform the jobs and/or services. Much time is spent training these people; it should be the other way around. More care should be taken on whom we hire more than the training of the wrong individual, as improper selection has many downfalls. More

The Princeton Review names the greenest colleges in US
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Eighteen U.S. colleges and universities made The Princeton Review's 2011 Green Rating Honor Roll for maintaining the most sustainable practices, policies and course offerings among all campuses rated for their environmental friendliness, said the company that created the popular "best colleges" guides. More

Tips for cleaning your marble, ceramic tile and slate floors
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Marble, ceramic and slate floors are all different textures, and while there are many items available on the market that promise the earth, there are simple ways to tackle these floor materials to give them the best look that your floors can have, keeping them looking fresh, clean and as good as the day they were laid. More

Hospital acquired infections can be prevented
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There are a reported 1.7 million hospital acquired infections diagnosed each year in the United States. A study sponsored by Resources for the Future and reported in a 2006 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine reported that hospital acquired infections added $8.1 billion in additional medical costs. More
 


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