Environmental services teams have long played a critical role in health care settings—but in a pandemic, they're front and center.
Adults in certain work environments pick up toxic dust and contaminants, carrying them home on clothes and shoes.
Be aware that poor hygiene habits can expose your beauty products to dangerous bacteria such as E. Coli.
Occasional checkups on fire alarms, cleaning supplies and furnace filters make for a home that's safe, clean and comfortable.
Frayed toothbrushes, worn pillows and aging contact lenses are among must-replace items if you value health and hygiene.
Hand-washing and safe food handling are hallmarks of a conscientious cook who knows what's at stake in a bacteria-laden world.
One scoop into a container of dip is more than enough. A second dip with a half-eaten chip or veggie? That's a recipe for disaster.
Beware of bacteria and fungi that may be dwelling among your drinkware and dishes.
Sharing a bathroom with others? Chances are your toothbrush likely has fecal matter on it.
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