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Smart Facility Makes EVS for Hospitals Smarter

Smart Facility Makes EVS for Hospitals Smarter

Servicon is constantly looking for ways to enhance and ensure the quality of its environmental services (EVS) for hospitals while streamlining processes for EVS hospital staff. With this goal in mind, Servicon has adopted the innovative Smart Facility Software Suite®....

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Edwin Stephenson – 36 Years with Servicon

Edwin Stephenson – 36 Years with Servicon

In 1985, a young Edwin Stephenson needed a job. His friend suggested he come to work at Servicon. Stephenson had no clue what commercial cleaners do, so he went with his friend one night to watch him work. The next day, Stephenson applied and got the job. His plan was...

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Luis Reyes – 30 Years with Servicon

Luis Reyes – 30 Years with Servicon

Luis Reyes was 25, had just gotten married, and was tired of working in retail. His sister suggested he apply for a position at Servicon, where she worked. So, he did and was hired as an area manager for one of the largest aerospace facilities in Newport Beach, CA, at...

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The 4 Types of Total Facility Maintenance

The 4 Types of Total Facility Maintenance

When a company says it offers total facility maintenance, what exactly does that mean? The answer isn’t as easy as one might expect since the duties can vary greatly, depending on the industry. For example, the tasks performed by a hospital environmental services...

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Cancer & the Role of Empathy in EVS

Cancer & the Role of Empathy in EVS

When Servicon Operations Manager, Juan Vasquez, walked by a woman sitting in a chair alone, he could tell something was wrong. She looked pale and troubled. Because he worked on the cancer treatment floor of the hospital, Juan knew that it’s likely she just finished a...

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Servicon Adopts 4 Industry Innovations

Servicon Adopts 4 Industry Innovations

Keeping up with innovative technologies is vital for any successful commercial cleaning services provider. At Servicon, we are always on the lookout for technologies that can increase productivity, protect worker health, are more sustainable, and reduce client costs....

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Hospital Environmental Services & Throughput

Hospital Environmental Services & Throughput

Ever-tightening budgets are putting pressure on hospitals to improve their throughput – the time from patient admittance through discharge. It is a mistake to overlook the significant role hospital environmental services (EVS) can play in the process.

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Healthcare EVS – Empathy by the Numbers

Healthcare EVS – Empathy by the Numbers

The CDC reports healthcare acquired infections (HAIs) account for an estimated 1.7 million infections and 99,000 associated deaths each year. Statistics such as these highlight the importance of hospital environmental services (EVS) workers and their role in infection prevention.

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How to Choose a COVID-19 Cleaning Services Provider

How to Choose a COVID-19 Cleaning Services Provider

As a business owner looking to reopen—and stay open—you need to be sure your COVID cleaning services provider uses CDC-approved cleaning and disinfecting best practices. Proper cleaning and disinfection ensure a safe, healthy environment for your customers and staff.

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Clearing the Fog About Foggers

Clearing the Fog About Foggers

A lot of misinformation surrounds using fogging/misting devices to disinfect. Some companies are employing them with disinfectants not approved for use in this equipment by the EPA and without following CDC guidelines.

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Turning the Spotlight on UV Light Disinfection

Turning the Spotlight on UV Light Disinfection

Servicon has partnered with The Infection Prevention Strategy (TIPS) to give us access to a network of top researchers, epidemiologists, and other scientists specializing in infection prevention. This partnership assures all Servicon products, equipment use, and methodologies are science-backed and the information we share has been vetted for accuracy

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New Employment and Labor Laws in California

New Employment and Labor Laws in California

Read about the new laws in California that affect the janitorial companies and the clients they provide service too, such as Classification of Independent Contractors (AB 5), Specified Lactation Accommodations (SB 142), Additional Paid Family Leave (SB 83) and more

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