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BCWG S5:E25 DARREL HICKS ON MRSA, COVID AND PATHOGENS.

BCWG S5:E25 DARREL HICKS ON MRSA, COVID AND PATHOGENS.

October 15, 2021

Darrel Hicks is a co-author and presenter of the ACE Infection Prevention series. 

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In this episode, Darrel talks about the "COVID Tunnel" and what we face when it comes to protecting health in 2022.

 

On November 30 & December 1st he will be co-presenting LIVE via remote learning the Accredited Infection Prevention Expert 2022.

 

You can register here to earn an up-to-date certification from the Academy.

BCWG S5:E24 ANDREW RIES HIGHLIGHTS COST VS. SERVICE AND IN-SERVICE EDUCATION

BCWG S5:E24 ANDREW RIES HIGHLIGHTS COST VS. SERVICE AND IN-SERVICE EDUCATION

September 20, 2021

Andrew Ries was a listener and participant on a previous LIVE podcast and is now a quest speaker on today's podcast.

He is here to talk about what a chemical service company should be doing for their customers on each visit, the value of in service education, site documentation, cost vs service balance, and the true cost of running a chemical service division.

 

Andrew is a chemical & beverage manager at Performance Food Group in Pennsylvania.

You can reach him on LinkedIn at: linkedin.com/in/soapguy

or his email at: andrew.l.ries@gmail.com

 

You can reach Dave Thompson at: dthompson@academyofcleaning.com

Please contact Dave if you too would like to be on the show. 

Remember, if it is healthy, positive or proactive, we want to talk with you!

BCWG S5:E23 SEAN DEVORE TALKS ABOUT CARPET, DIRT AND CHOICES.

BCWG S5:E23 SEAN DEVORE TALKS ABOUT CARPET, DIRT AND CHOICES.

September 13, 2021

When choosing carpet tiles, remember that you need to know the proper process and frequency required to keep it in top service order.

Sean and Dave talk about fiber construction, positive and negative fiber and dirt as well as dry extraction and rinsing.

Oh, don't forget the Hot Dog Buns!  You'll have to listen to find out what we talked about!

 

Mannington On the Go Truck 
  • September 30th, The Florida Cracker Kitchen , San Marco Jacksonville. 7am-4pm 
  • Monday October 11th, Savannah GA.  Savannah Golf Club, 1661 E Presidents Street 11am-4pm 

“The Mobile Showroom is a great way for people to re-engage with the Mannington Commercial brand in-person, which is all about putting customers first and finding solutions for them,” said Tom Pendley, president of Mannington Commercial. “We’re an American-based company that prides itself on American manufacturing, so it makes sense that we’re traveling across the country to showcase our Made in USA spirit. We’re not only getting our new products in front of our customers, but we’re doing it in a way to meet them where they are, at their current comfort level.”

BCWG S5:E22 JERRY BAUER ON THE VALUE OF VALUE!

BCWG S5:E22 JERRY BAUER ON THE VALUE OF VALUE!

August 30, 2021

What does value mean? How to you determine value? Who is looking at value right? Jerry has sold chemicals to the Hospitality, Nursing Home, Food Manufacturing & Brewery Industry for over 35 years. He currently resides and travels throughout all of New England.

Jerry Bauer can be reached jbauer5307@yahoo.com

 

One of the Podcast LIVE listeners Andrew Ries joined in the conversation about shifting paradigms.  andrew.l.ries@gmail.com

Dave Thompson

dthompson@academyofcleaning.com

BCWG S5:E20 BILL FELLOWS SPEAKS ABOUT DISINFECTANTS IN OUR COVID WORLD.

BCWG S5:E20 BILL FELLOWS SPEAKS ABOUT DISINFECTANTS IN OUR COVID WORLD.

August 20, 2021

Bill Fellows, an ISSA assessor follows up our show from Monday on the safe use of chemicals in a pandemic world.

The discussion is about the cleaning of work bottles and the degradation of disinfectants.

 

Bill is a presenter of the Accredited Hazard Communications Technician course.  You can find out when the next class is here.

 

Watch the Podcast on YouTube from 8.17.21 here

BCWG S5:E20 PROCESSING SURFACES FOR HEALTH IN A PANDEMIC WORLD

BCWG S5:E20 PROCESSING SURFACES FOR HEALTH IN A PANDEMIC WORLD

August 17, 2021

Dr. Greg Whitely, J. Darrel Hicks and David Thompson ask you to join them for a roundtable discussion around COVID/DELTA.

Healthy results must be the focus of all pandemic cleaning around the world.

 

Listen as they bring to bear the realities of the responsibilities of technicians, management and operations and join in with questions.

Dr. Greg S. Whiteley

Dr. Greg S Whiteley is an industry leader and company director, and appointed academic, with many years of research collaboration and supervision within applied microbiology and public health applications.

Dr. Whiteley has decades of experience in product development with both domestic and export market focus.

Greg is approachable and widely respected within many areas of Australian business, particularly within environmental health, cleaning (hygiene) science, and infection prevention. 

 

J. Darrel Hicks

My passion is for learning and teaching others about the importance of cleaning as it relates to the prevention of infections. I wrote "Infection Control for Dummies" in 2008 and it was updated to its present form in 2010 and is now "Infection Prevention for Dummies".

Check it out at my website: www.darrelhicks.com. I am a seminar presenter and subject matter expert on environmental cleaning/disinfecting.

Specialties: Cleaning the patient's environment, disinfection, disinfectants, removal of bio-burden, removing soil, best practices in housekeeping, seminar presentation, writing for publication, technical subjects related to cleaning, green disinfection, raising HCCAPS (patient satisfaction) scores.

 

Dave Thompson

Motivational Keynote Presentation - " How to Be a Rock Star Custodian" - the first of a 5 part motivational program written by custodians for custodians.
>www.RockStarCustodian.com

PODCAST: Beyond Clean with ACE - https://beyondcleanwithace.podbean.com/

Academy of Cleaning Excellence - “The most valuable resource in any operation is an engaged employee, let that be you!”
>www.AcademyofCleaning.com

>ISSA/CMI Certified Professional Trainer
>Jan/San Lead Generation Consultation
>Sales Training
>Public Speaker
>Personal Branding
>Author

"I am a Janitor and I Save Lives"​.

Email: dthompson@academyofcleaning.com
Cell: 321-205-6448

BeyondCleanWithACE on Podbean LIVE
This internet broadcast, both on podcast and video, focuses on three words; Healthy - Positive - Proactive. After 45 years in the cleaning industry, I have made connections with plenty of people who have something to say which addresses these three words as they relate to this industry.
Want to be on the show, reach out to me at dthompson@academyofcleaning.com

> Author of "​ The Next Generation in Cleaning"​

This 'how to do' book teaches frontline staff professional procedures in cleaning to protect human health. These are best practices that I use daily while consulting with clients throughout the Jan/San industry. Find out the most current and productive procedures and products used by leaders in progressive operations today. Available in both an Ebook or print.

CMI Accredited Certification Trainer, Member ISSA, Certified Chemical-Free Cleaning Adviser by CFCN, Certified Green Cleaning Professional by ISSA.

BCWG S5:E19 DR GREG WHITELEY - DELTA VARIANT AND CLEANING

BCWG S5:E19 DR GREG WHITELEY - DELTA VARIANT AND CLEANING

August 4, 2021

Dr. Greg Whiteley and Dave talk about COVID/DELTA and what if any changes we need to make in selecting our chemistry and processes when dealing when servicing fomites in the workplace.  

 

Contact Dr. Greg Whiteley at

gsw@whiteley.com.au

Dr. Greg S Whitely is an industry leader and company director, and appointed academic, with many years of research collaboration and supervision within applied microbiology and public health applications. Dr. Whiteley has decades of experience in product development with both domestic and export market focus. Greg is approachable and widely respected within many areas of Australian business, particularly within environmental health, cleaning (hygiene) science, and infection prevention. 

BCWG:S5:E18 SEAN DEVORE ON SCHOOLS, FLOORS AND PROCRASTINATION

BCWG:S5:E18 SEAN DEVORE ON SCHOOLS, FLOORS AND PROCRASTINATION

August 4, 2021

Sean DeVore with Mannington Mills talking about new LV floors, schools and maintenance.

The guys also talk about the upcoming FSPMA conference, Sept 12-15 and the Carpet class they will be giving.

Oh, and you don't want to miss the "Bad Brakes" and the crash at the end.

Sean DeVore 
District Manager

c: 352-630-9884
email: sean.devore@mannington.com

BCWG S5:E17 BILL FELLOWS AND THE VALUE OF CERTIFICATIONS IN A POST COVID WORLD.

BCWG S5:E17 BILL FELLOWS AND THE VALUE OF CERTIFICATIONS IN A POST COVID WORLD.

July 17, 2021

Bill Fellows, an ISSA assessor is back to talk about the Accredited Hazard Communications Technician course and the value of certifications in what will be a post COVID world of safe, healthy cleaning.

 

The course is now available both via remote or online, self-paced learning.

 

www.AcademyofCleaning.com

BCWG S5:E16 IS THE FLOORING YOU HAVE MEETING YOUR EXPECTATIONS? DO YOU KNOW ABOUT FSPMA?

BCWG S5:E16 IS THE FLOORING YOU HAVE MEETING YOUR EXPECTATIONS? DO YOU KNOW ABOUT FSPMA?

July 2, 2021

One of the recurring issues that keep coming up as individuals and operations change their flooring materials is that they are not spending enough time and due diligence to understand all the issues with the options.  

Are you familiar with FSPMA,  Florida School Plant Management Association?  The two guys will be presenting a session, Carpet - Know Before You Act. 

Sean DeVore 
District Manager

c: 352-630-9884
email: sean.devore@mannington.com

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