Keeneland Outlines Jockey Protocols for Fall Meet

All jockeys quarters will be sanitized throughout the day and receive another deep cleaning each evening after the rooms are vacated. The products Keeneland is using to disinfect the entire facility is a combination including BioProtect, EvaClean/Puretabs and P&G’s Spic and Span– all of which are EPA-registered.

Many Of Chicago’s Biggest Buildings Sit Virtually Empty; What Will Life Look Like When Remote Working Is Over?

O’Hare International Airport, Navy Pier, Willis Tower; some of Chicago’s biggest sites are essentially empty these days.  CBS 2 Morning Insider Lauren Victory takes us inside one industry that hopes to safely get the masses back into the massive buildings in the Windy City.

Jose Quintana jokes he’s not the famous Cubs pitcher. He’s gearing up for a different game in Chicago: germ killer.  The electrostatic sprayer has become a popular pandemic sight, but the tool is nothing new for Quintana’s giant janitorial company, ABM Industries.  Even before the pandemic, the sprayers were commonly used by janitorial firms.

“We used them primarily in our education business. Education is focused on disinfection more because of the flu, and MRSA, and norovirus,” said Tom Gallo, ABM senior vice president of strategy and transformation.

New system will better sanitize buses on UAB campus

The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Blazer Express bus system will be the pilot location for new electrostatic sprayers to better disinfect vehicles.  

Groome Transportation, the system’s vendor, will provide the materials and training for the new technology, a process that exceeds CDC guidance for sanitization and is similar to the technology UAB Facilities is using for public spaces across campus.

“There are many surfaces on our buses and vans, and we have been proactive in keeping them sanitized often,” said André Davis, director of UAB Transportation. “This new system will make quick work of this process and help us support UAB’s mission to be the safest campus in the nation.”

With some in-person learning set to resume this fall, Hopkinton schools turn to innovation to keep COVID-19 at bay

Cavanaugh tells Boston 25 her district got roughly $900,000 in CARES Act, or Coronavirus Relief, money and they have already spent over $100,000 of it on personal protection equipment (PPE) alone. Each of the district’s 4,000 students will receive their own face shields on the first day of class.

She also says her district did not skimp on sanitization and disinfection. The purchase of several electrostatic sprayers will help ensure every corner and crevice in every room in the district’s five school building get thoroughly cleaned.

John Glenn International Airport receives cleanliness award as pandemic continues

John Glenn International Airport has received Global Cleanliness Accreditation. It’s one of the first airports in the world to earn the GBAC STAR facility accreditation from The Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC).

The award is the cleaning industry’s gold standard of safe facilities when it comes to cleaning and disinfection in the wake of the pandemic. It provides third-party validation that facilities implement strict protocols for biorisk situations.

RTD Uses Electrostatic Sprayers To Disinfect Vehicles Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Denver’s Regional Transportation District is employing new tools to help protect passengers and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. On Friday, RTD began using electrostatic sprayers to sanitize vehicles.

 

Officials say the touchless, electrostatic technology reaches 360 degrees around surfaces. According to the manufacturer, the sprayers provide three times more coverage in the same amount of time compared to spray bottles, buckets and rags.

Static keeping CATA buses clean

New equipment amps up protection for drivers and riders

The Cape Ann Transportation Authority has purchased new cleaning equipment to ramp up its sanitizing process as more community members hop on and off its buses.

The new cordless electrostatic sprayers, purchased by the local transportation authority for about $1,000 each, use an electric charge to efficiently and effectively disinfect each bus before it is driven. 

Scrubbing Up for Fall

Spring cleaning has never ended at Carnegie Mellon University. It has continued this summer and will extend through the fall.

Malibu Beach Inn Receives GBAC Star for High Standards for Cleanliness and Prevention

For the wellbeing of staff and visitors alike, Malibu Beach Inn implemented an impressive sanitation process from Evaclean to use their innovative technology in all areas of the hotel. Their electrostatic disinfectant tool combines the power of sanitizing chemicals with electrostatic molecules to ensure that every space within Malibu Beach Inn has been effectively and regularly cleaned to the highest standard. This unique technology is used in every guest room every day as well as public areas and high-touch areas such as door handles, handrails and elevator lifts.