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Custodial Corner

Welcome to the Plant Operations Support Consortium's custodial blog, the hub of all things custodial including online tools, articles, updates of what's happening in the world of custodial, and much more. Contact the Custodial Programs Coordinator with questions about any of the content below, or learn more about the Consortium's custodial services.

Floor Safety Tips

Here's some simple safety points  to remember as you begin the summer projects of floor stripping and refinishing. Read More

New Bleach Guidelines for Child Care

Disinfecting and Sanitizing with Bleach: Guidelines for Mixing Bleach Solutions for Child Care and Similar Environments. Read More

Scientists Find a Solution to the Bed Bug Epidemic

Read this fascinating article from Infection Control Today about a new discovery that will assist in identifying bed bug infestations.  A set of chemical attractants, or pheromones, lure the bed bugs into traps and keep them there. Read More

Best Practices in Infection Prevention

One hour twenty five minute webinar by David Thompson, Green Clean Institute, and Darrel Hicks. Read More

Customer Service

Importance of Quality Customer Service Read More

Paper Microscope

Check out this TED talk about the 50-cent paper microscope that Manu Prakish, PhD. professor of bioengineering at Stanford developed.
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Staffing Guidelines

Custodial staffing formulas for school districts and higher ed facilities.  Read More

Taste with your feet?

Are substances on the skin absorbed into the human body? Read More

ISSA Clean Standard for K-12 Schools Announcement

Announcement from the International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA) regarding the long-awaited Clean Standard for K-12 Schools. Also, details on a free webinar. Read More