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Forty-two percent of infection specialist surveyed claimed familiarity with HLAC standards. Five percent correctly recalled the number of steps, per HLAC, to process a load from dirty to clean.
Videos, Acute Care, Doctor & Dental Offices, Long Term Care, Outpatient Care
Seventeen percent of I/Ps would "definitely" drink from a glass they had just wiped with a recently laundered mopping pad.
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Fewer than 1-in-5 I/Ps trust their facility laundering system "completely."
Videos, Acute Care, Doctor & Dental Offices, Long Term Care, Outpatient Care
The way hospitals clean their floors might be spreading bacteria and causing infection. Contec CEO Jack McBride speaks to KSTP's Dr. Archelle Georgiou.
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Effectiveness and Bioburden of Microfiber Mops used to Clean Hospital High-touch Environmental Surfaces
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Our team tested 318 floor sites across five hospitals. What they found was mind-blowing!
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Under the cloak of anonymity, many of those who visited our booth at APIC 2018 told us the secrets about the cleaning standards at their facility.,
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How clean are the hospital linens? Clean enough for your family? Another #ConfessToContec submission.
Videos, Acute Care, Doctor & Dental Offices, Long Term Care, Outpatient Care
Day One wrap up form the 2018 APIC conference.
Videos, Acute Care, Doctor & Dental Offices, Long Term Care, Outpatient Care
There's no substitute for clean. Here's another #ConfessToContec submission
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#ConfessToContec talks to a worker who found hair and lint in the "clean" laundry.
Videos, Acute Care, Doctor & Dental Offices, Long Term Care, Outpatient Care
Another #ConfessToContec submission where one worker discusses what sidelined the linen service where they work.
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We test put our Premira Mop Pad up against other industry cleaning pads in a quat binding test.
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Hospital floors can spread disease quickly. See how easy infection can spread in this video.
Videos, Acute Care, Doctor & Dental Offices, Long Term Care, Outpatient Care
When was the last time your organization's leadership performed an audit of your facilities? Contec Survey.
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We put our Premira Mop Pad up against a relaundered microfiber pad. Which provides a better clean?
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Infection often starts on the floor. We show you how easy it is to spread disease.
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With the easy-to-remember H.E.L.P. acronym, we help you create an maintain a healthy environment for those in your care.
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Check out the new products we featured at the 2019 ISSA.
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Industry best practices for keeping the floors in your home healthy and sanitized.
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How to safely and effectively use sanitizers and disinfectants in the kitchen.
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An in-depth look at the ZeroGravity Mopping System. It's 85% lighter than competitors.
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How to use the Premira Portables ready-to-saturate mop pads.
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A survey by Contec Professional revealed that 72% of infection control practitioners do not trust their hospital's laundering system, exposing patients to HAI's.
Articles & Research
Properly cleaning and disinfecting areas children and adult staff will be occupying are key to any facility reopening plan. It’s important to remember that cleaning and disinfecting are two separate activities, although many people use the terms interchangeably.
Articles & Research
This infographic demonstrates the effectiveness and bioburden of microfiber mops.
Infographics & Posters, Acute Care, Doctor & Dental Offices, Long Term Care, Outpatient Care, Athletic Facilities, Building Services Contractor, Educational Environments, Food Service, Hospitality, Institutions, Retails Stores
What are the advantages of disposable microfiber mops. Contec talks a quick view.
Infographics & Posters
What are the advantages of disposable microfiber mops. Contec talks an in-depth view.
Infographics & Posters, Acute Care, Doctor & Dental Offices, Long Term Care, Outpatient Care
The truth is that microfiber only works well the first time it’s used. After that, it’s a magnet for nastiness!
Infographics & Posters, Acute Care, Doctor & Dental Offices, Long Term Care, Outpatient Care, Athletic Facilities, Building Services Contractor, Educational Environments, Food Service, Hospitality, Institutions, Retails Stores
Not all disposable microfiber is created equal. Some make you work extra hard and don’t clean as well. Contec® Premira® Microfiber Pads & Wipes make cleaning a breeze.
Infographics & Posters
We surveyed 106 infection prevention specialists. Here are the results.
Infographics & Posters, Acute Care, Doctor & Dental Offices, Long Term Care, Outpatient Care
The results of our 2018 AHE Exchange survey are surprising. Here's the results of our survey with EVS Specialists.
Infographics & Posters
Cleanliness should be the last thing on a guest’s mind while getting their sweat on. But all too often, dirty towels and mops merely move germs, dirt, and sweat across your facility’s many high-touch surfaces leaving behind potentially harmful pathogens – and leaving customers grossed out.
Infographics & Posters
California's Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) sets and enforces workplace chemical exposure limits. Cal/OSHA has set a Ceiling Limit for the amount of glutaraldehyde in workplace air.
Infographics & Posters
Although most C. difficile infections affect people who have been hospitalized or on antibiotics, it can be transmitted from one person to another through contact with articles or surfaces contaminated with the bacterial spores.
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This is a guideline for using Sporicidin® Disinfectant products in the cleaning and disinfecting of surfaces and materials contaminated with fecal matter from birds, bats and rodents.
Tools
Check out this resource that provides special instructions for cleaning and decontamination of surfaces/objects soiled with blood/bodily fluids against HIV-1.
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This is a general guideline for using Sporicidin® and Contec® brand remediation products in the cleaning and decontaminating of surfaces and materials contaminated with blood, bodily fluids, or other potentially infectious materials (OPIM).
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This is a guideline is intended for using Sporicidin® and Contec® brand remediation products in the cleaning and disinfecting/sanitizing of surfaces and materials contaminated with Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) in residential or commercial structures.
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Where can you use Sporicidin? Use this handy chart to help you decide.
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What types of materials is Sporicidin compatibility? Here's the list.
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This is a guideline for using Sporicidin® and Contec® brand products in the cleaning and disinfecting/sanitizing of surfaces and materials contaminated with waste matter from birds, bats, rodents, and other wild animals that may infest residential or commercial structures
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Contec® has a long history of providing the best products for taking care of facilities where clean counts most.
Market Resource Guides, Athletic Facilities
Contec Professional offers a full product portfolio for cleaning, disinfecting, and ongoing maintenance.
Market Resource Guides, Building Services Contractor
Contec Professional offers a full product portfolio for custodial and janitorial teams to clean more effectively.
Market Resource Guides, Educational Environments
Relaundered microfiber mops and wipes are a logistical and financial mess and can pose a health risk to your patient and employee populations.
Market Resource Guides, Acute Care, Doctor & Dental Offices, Long Term Care, Outpatient Care
Contec Professional offers a full product portfolio for housekeeping teams and environmental services departments to clean more effectively.
Market Resource Guides, Hospitality
We understand that your staff’s productivity depends on efficient operations. That’s why we cater to both staff and patient needs alike.
Market Resource Guides, Long Term Care
There’s a connection between the cleanliness of our tools and the outcome of the cleaning process.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
When critical factors such as chemicals, staffing, and loss are considered, the cost calculation often changes in favor of disposable microfiber products. The consistently superior cleaning results from our mops and wipes make Contec the winning choice for everyone: Purchasing, IP, and EVS.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
Contec, Inc. has been awarded a Top Workplaces 2022 honor by South Carolina Top Workplaces. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage LLC.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
The category of an infectious agent helps to determine how best to treat the associated infection. For example, antibiotics are routinely used to treat bacterial infections, but they’re often useless for a viral infection.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
What can be done then to help reduce the chances of adenovirus flourishing in a facility? A positive team approach between infection prevention professionals and environmental services or janitorial staff is key to success.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
Our cleaning experts take on topics like the basics of cleaning, what is COVID-19, & solutions available to clean a facility.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
“All chemical products are required to have proper labeling,” explains Dr. Wiencek, “even those used in our homes. It’s important to know what these labels tell us to make sure we’re using them correctly.”
Articles & Research, Acute Care
Those working in healthcare related fields, however, know that Covid-19 isn’t the only deadly disease out there. Experts are keeping an eye on new, emerging viruses as well as better known ones, such as Ebola and hepatitis.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
Under the guidance of the Global Biorisk Advisory Council™ (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, the patented Premira Microfiber Mop Pad aligns with the GBAC STAR Accreditation Program, and demonstrates cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention best practices that minimize risks associated with infectious agents like COVID-19.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
Contec will highlight the long-held theory that hospital floors represent a potential risk of pathogen dissemination that has been underestimated for far too long.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
SC Biz News has announced the 40 fastest-growing companies in South Carolina for 2019. Contec, Inc. (parent company of Contec Professional) is one of the twenty large companies in the state!
Articles & Research, Acute Care
Cleanliness and sanitization are two of the most important environmental factors of any facility that specializes in treating patients. Because these are also the core duties of healthcare EVS technicians, EVS staff have become the frontline against healthcare associated infections (HAIs) infections.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
The four main components of a proper cleaning process are reviewed next: tools, agitation, chemicals, and labor.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
The Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE), of the American Hospital Association, is pleased to announce that Contec Professional, a strategic business unit of Contec, Inc. has been named a 2019-2020 Corporate Champion.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
Contec is a Gold Winner in the 2021 NYX Awards. The Gold NYX Marcom award in the category of Content Marketing & Writing/Marketing Materials goes to the product life cycle assessment (LCA) project in collaboration with Ceros, a digital design platform.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
The very first thing to do in any mold clean-up scenario is to locate and remediate the moisture source. It could be a leaking pipe, a hole in the roof, condensation collecting in an unventilated area, etc.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
The increased need for more cleaning, more frequently, meant that those responsibilities stretched beyond the EVS technician’s cleaning cart.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
It was our pleasure to interact with more than 100 infection prevention specialists from all over the world for three days.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
The new TrapMore™ Disposable Dusting Sheets from Contec Professional help you quickly collect, trap, and remove dirt, dust, and other small debris from surfaces.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
Contec, Inc. was recognized for its achievements in Technology Integration during the annual InnoVision Awards dinner on November 8, 2018 at the Spartanburg Marriott.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
Contec, Inc., leading manufacturer of and partner for contamination control products, has been awarded a Bronze sustainability rating from EcoVadis.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
Enterovirus is actually a genus of viruses associated with several diseases commonly found in schools, such as hand-foot-and-mouth disease and aseptic meningitis, while streptococcus is a genus of bacteria that can cause strep throat, scarlet fever, and impetigo.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
Contec has always promoted the benefits of mechanical removal of dust, dirt and germs when it comes to effective cleaning
Articles & Research, Acute Care
As we continue to grow, it is important to tell our story effectively, efficiently, and consistently. That is why we have developed a new visual identity, including our logo, colors, fonts, and the tools we use to communicate.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
The days of mops and brooms tumbling from overstuffed supply closets will soon be a thing of the past if Contec Professional and Toolflex have their way. Contec Professional, the leading manufacturer of single use microfiber mops and wipes for the professional cleaning market, recently announced a partnership with Toolflex.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
Who has more control over reducing HAIs in your facility: Infection Preventionists or Environmental Services/Housekeeping?
Articles & Research, Acute Care
Instead of thoroughly cleaning floors and other high-touch surfaces in hospitals, laundered mops and cleaning cloths may actually be spreading bacteria and potential infection.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
Leveraging their respective strengths, Contec’s Professional business unit has agreed to develop and conduct performance-based research on select Mannington Commercial flooring intended for the acute care market.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
The Contec Professional team wrapped up another successful event; this time, it was The Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) conference in Columbus, Ohio. At the 2018 AHE Exchange show, we learned several key things.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
Laundered microfiber mops and wipes only work best the first time they’re used. While great at grabbing up bioburden from hospital floors or surfaces, they're terrible at letting go of it - no matter how well you wash them.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
As a top manufacturer of critical cleaning wipes for over 33 years, we know a little bit about getting rid of bad rubbish
Articles & Research, Acute Care
“We’ve been actively listening to our customers for over 25 years, because solving their critical cleaning problems is what drives us,” explains Warwick Spencer, Business Manager for Contec Professional.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
Our catalog of product recommendations for Healthcare EVS
, Acute Care
Our portfolio of single-use microfiber wipes, pads, dusters, and innovative hardware is rooted in best practices for critical care areas. Building on improved processes and innovation in cleaning, Contec Professional offers advanced technologies that can help support improved patient outcomes.
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New digital tool designed to identify contamination control challenges and develop critical solutions
Articles & Research
We offer a full portfolio of products developed for cleaning surgical suites, operating theaters, recovery rooms, and all areas where clean counts most.
Market Resource Guides, Doctor & Dental Offices
A clean healthcare facility is critical for patient satisfaction and the overall patient experience. In this blog post, we'll explore the impact of cleaning on patient satisfaction and how healthcare facilities can improve their cleaning protocols.
Articles & Research
Contec, Inc., leading manufacturer of and partner for contamination control products, has released its inaugural Corporate Social Responsibility Report.
Articles & Research
In this informative panel discussion, two food safety industry experts will delve into the crucial role cleaning professionals play in shaping patrons' perceptions within food service environments.
Videos, Food Service
At Contec, we design our cleaning and disinfecting products for the most critical healthcare environments to help prevent infections, including HAIs.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
Regular citizens wearing surgical masks out and about might seem like a recent phenomenon, but historians indicate that the widespread use of woven facemasks began in Japan during the flu pandemic of 1918.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
Employers were already having a difficult time retaining housekeepers, janitors, and others related to environmental services before the pandemic.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
Contec, Inc., a global manufacturer of critical cleaning and contamination control products, is announcing it has expanded its ‘Heroes for Zero’ sponsorship campaign, which began the 2020 calendar year featuring NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Jeffrey Earnhardt.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
This year, as Americans are coping with the global pandemic and the turmoil that has accompanied it, celebrating Memorial Day as it was originally intended seems especially poignant.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
Here at Contec Professional, we think people might also have a Contec love language because cleaning the right way brings less stress, but the wrong way can cause problems.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
Located in Greenville, SC, Ronald McDonald House of the Carolinas has been helping families with housing and emotional support since 1989.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
It was a busy first day at the inaugural Clean Buildings Expo in Baltimore, Maryland. The conference featured key education session and new product information for in-house cleaning managers, executive housekeepers, facility managers, and principals in building service contractor (BSC) firms.
Articles & Research, Acute Care
Contec has almost 30 years developing cutting-edge products for the critical cleaning market. This expertise has led to many innovations, such as the Contec H.E.L.P. System.
Articles & Research, Acute Care

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