Tag: Disinfection

Restroom sign in a hallway

It’s no secret that the signage outside your facility is crucial in attracting customers and sending a message, whether it’s for a grand reopening, sale event, or simply a well-lit logo that lets passersby know who you are. That said, the signs posted within your building play an equally important yet different role. Interior signage helps employees and customers navigate a facility, steer clear of hazards, stay in the loop regarding company information, and much more. If you’ve never give...

Contractor spray disinfecting a doorknob

The hospitality industry took a major blow in 2020 and the first quarter of 2021, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, as vaccines continue to roll out and case numbers decline across the country, hotels, venues, and other public spaces are looking to rebound this summer. This major increase in demand is undeniably great news for hotel owners, but those who aren’t prepared to handle such an influx of guests this year may find themselves struggling to keep their customers satisfied. You’...

Air purifying system

In 1972, the American Lung Association (ALA) instated “Clean Air Week” in May to inform the public about how air quality can affect one’s respiratory health. Two decades later, in 1994, the ALA expanded this initiative, devoting the entire month of May to clean air awareness. This year and last, Clean Air Month has a renewed importance in the wake of COVID-19. Top scientists and researchers have discovered that the primary method of COVID-19 transmission is via respiratory droplets in the ...

Every type of facility must adhere to certain cleanliness standards and healthcare facilities most of all. Healthcare institutions like hospitals process and retain countless individuals, many of whom harbor transmissible diseases and/or are susceptible to further illness from others and their surrounding environment. It’s imperative, then, that these facilities constantly remain clean and sanitary for the benefit of all patients, staff, and visitors. Let’s go over how to make sure your hosp...

Businesses across industries hold special events for a number of reasons. Perhaps you’re planning a grand reopening after a tough year of uncertainty, or maybe you’re seeking to recognize your employees for doing such a great job. Whatever the case, no one wants to feel forced to participate in an event or leave with neutral or negative feelings. Special events should be memorable and worthwhile for everyone involved. At The Budd Group, our event coordination offerings are designed to set yo...

Empty hospital waiting room

Healthcare facilities across the board must manage a multitude of operational tasks, patient concerns, and staff needs, all while remaining compliant with crucial regulations. And after a year as tumultuous for the health sector as 2020, these facilities need more attention than ever. With so many priorities in play, every healthcare facility requires an adaptive and reliable maintenance team and strategy. Let’s detail the many points of concern that facility management teams must address each...

Person spraying disinfectant on a treadmill

After a long year of sporadic shutdowns and stay-at-home orders, people everywhere are eager to hit the gym once more. Fortunately, the advent of various effective vaccines for COVID-19 and increased distribution bodes well for gyms and their members this year. Whether you’re preparing to open your fitness center back up or attend your local gym, however, you must remain vigilant regarding the health and safety of those around you -- keeping your equipment clean and sanitary is key in this end...

Person holding a personal air quality meter

While the air we breathe is all around us, we can’t see it with the naked eye. As a result, we don’t often think about the quality of the air inside our homes or workplaces. Just because we can’t get a visual on indoor air, however, doesn’t mean that it can't affect our health or well-being. Indeed, indoor air may be up to five times more polluted than outdoor air, especially if your property lacks proper ventilation -- these invisible pollutants can lead to respiratory issues and other ...

Person putting on reusable vinyl gloves

Disposable gloves can be immensely useful across industries and for a variety of tasks, preventing cross-contamination, protecting the skin from direct contact with viruses and bacteria, and more. However, the expendable nature of these gloves creates enormous amounts of waste, especially now during the COVID-19 pandemic when PPE (personal protective equipment) usage is at an all-time high. Not only is this waste an environmental hazard -- it’s also a drain on any business’s bottom line. Sim...

Person disinfecting a doorknob for COVID-19

Keeping your employees and customers safe during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic requires a holistic approach to cleaning and disinfection. While airborne transmission remains the most potent avenue for COVID-19 transmission, the virus can also live on surfaces for several hours and potentially days and find new hosts this way as well. As such, your office reopening rollout must include a competent surface disinfection strategy. Here’s how to provide the best surface disinfection for your office...

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