Are Masks Necessary?

July 20th, 2020|

There is an aggressive debate going on whether cloth masks are necessary. Are they meant to protect you from getting the virus? COVID-19 spreads when an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks through respiratory droplets. These droplets land in the mouths or noses or get inhaled by others who are in the vicinity. Cloth

Helping Tampa Bay Businesses with Coronavirus Disinfection

June 28th, 2020|

Coronavirus is hitting Tampa Bay businesses hard. Cases are at record highs and our COVID Teams are working double time. Clients are calling us day and night with questions about COVID-19 services. Commercial disinfection teams are going to positive cases daily in Tampa. Our business continuity teams are working late nights developing plans for

COVID-19 Positive: A Recordable Illness for Employers

April 13th, 2020|

OSHA COVID-19 Guidance for Employers OSHA is already receiving complaints related to the Coronavirus Pandemic currently impacting our Nation.  In fact, WJHL news out of Tennessee reported on April 8th that one Tennessee OSHA office had a total of 164 complaints related to COVID-19 in just one month.  Most of the complaints included

Organizational Risk: The Wrong Companies for Coronavirus Disinfecting

April 1st, 2020|

Overview Many companies have recently decided to add coronavirus cleaning, disinfecting, sterilization, or decontamination to their list of services offered.  Janitorial companies, carpet cleaners, and pest control companies that have received calls for “deep cleaning” or “fogging” have entered the marketplace with dollar signs in their eyes and an “I can do

5 Questions to Ask When Searching for Virus Decontamination Companies

March 19th, 2020|

The latest coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, that causes the infectious disease COVID-19, has created a new questions for organizations including: What company can provide virus decontamination services for our commercial buildings? And What questions should we ask a virus decontamination company to make sure they're qualified? While it's not difficult to find a company willing

What Companies Can Provide Virus Decontamination Services?

March 17th, 2020|

The spread of the infectious disease COVID-19, caused by the new coronavirus SARS-Cov-2, is accelerating at a rapid pace within the United States.  As many organizations have already begun to see the effects on their bottom line, they are seeking answers and solutions to help them maintain market share and protect their workers through

What is Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

March 4th, 2020|

Characteristics of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Different families of viruses have many common characteristics and COVID-19 is no different.  It is the newest member of the coronavirus family, but not all species of coronavirus are known to cause to severe illness.  In fact, according to The Minnesota Department of Health,

Disinfection After a Coronavirus Outbreak

March 3rd, 2020|

Successful disinfection and decontamination of a building that has had a recent outbreak of coronavirus, or any virus, requires a thorough understanding of that virus.  The newest species of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is still being researched for its means of transmission and best disinfecting and decontamination procedures.  Understanding COVID-19 allows us to create better

Mold Remediation Best Practices: Engineering Controls

October 24th, 2019|

The presence of mold contamination indoors should not be taken lightly.  Individual mold spores are microscopic and not visible to the naked eye.  By the time you can see just one square inch of growth, there could be millions of mold spores in the colony.  Given the right conditions, these spores can contaminate