Category Archives: Disinfection

Reducing the Risk of C. Difficile Infection in Hospitals through Environmental Cleaning Program

In 2014, an Ontario hospital experienced a facility-wide Clostridium difficile (CDI) infection outbreak.  Further, and suspected of being related to this, nosocomial illnesses had risen significantly behind baseline rates, alarming hospital administrators. To address these problems, improvement initiatives were undertaken … Continue reading

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Swish eStore: Cleaning Solutions Made Easy

With the recent launch of the Swish eStore  (www.swishestore.com), access to the professional cleaning products and equipment is easier than ever! Continue reading

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Understanding the Importance of a Disinfectant Label

Choosing the right disinfectant to use and applying it properly is a critical step in the cleaning process. Important information regarding dwell times and kill claims can be found on the products label. These label instructions will provide your staff … Continue reading

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Understanding the Differences Between Cleaning, Sanitizing and Disinfecting

In today’s society, there are an immense number of microorganisms, bacteria and viruses in a person’s immediate surroundings. And, it’s not unusual to think that performing daily cleaning routines will limit the number of bacteria within the workplace. However, this … Continue reading

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Hand Hygiene Tips for Back to School

School season is quickly approaching, and as children return to the classroom, parents and teachers can’t help but worry about the surfaces they are constantly interacting with.  According to an infographic from Kimberly-Clark Professional, surfaces that teachers and students touch … Continue reading

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Disinfected Surfaces – Are they Really Clean?

A recent post on InfectionControl.tips has shed some interesting light on cleaning practices in today’s society. Many of us have our own perspective of what ‘clean’ means, and some perspectives vary drastically from person to person, but science remains the … Continue reading

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Restaurant Solutions from Swish? Yes!

In the 13 years we’ve been working closely with restaurant owners, our warewash division specialists continue to be amazed by restaurateurs’ unquenched passion for hospitality and ability to satisfy particular taste buds. In order to harness each of these capabilities, … Continue reading

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