Recent Posts by Decon7 Team

Understanding the Differences Between Cleaning, Sanitizing, and Disinfecting

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Welcome Our New CFO Brantley Walch

As Decon7 has rapidly expanded over the last couple years, our operational needs have also evolved. We’re excited to welcome our new Chief Financial Officer Brantley Walch aboard to continue steering us in the right fiscal direction. 

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Returning Back to Work Safely

With more people returning to work as vaccines become readily available, it’s important that employers put measures in place to protect employee health. Employees want to feel confident that they are entering a safe workspace, and employers want to minimize risk as much as possible. Businesses can start by following CDC guidelines and implementing these tips.

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6 Reasons Why Biofilm Removal Is Difficult to Manage

Bacteria and other pathogens are a constant challenge in many industries, especially food processing. Without treatment, these threats will continue to reproduce and can present health and safety risks to occupants and consumers, impact operational efficiency, and potentially damage the integrity of a brand. 

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Returning to Sports Safely After COVID-19

As we gain a better understanding of how COVID-19 spreads and more people get vaccinated, the world is gradually returning to pre-pandemic activities, including sports at all ages and levels. Of course, returning to sports safely—for athletes, spectators, broadcasters, and venue employees—is a high priority. The more venue owners and team managers can do to maintain a clean environment, the safer everybody will be. 

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4 Steps to Ensure Safe Firefighter Decontamination After a Fire

Firefighters encounter many known and obvious health risks—smoke inhalation, burns, and so on—but they also face an invisible threat. Exposure to carcinogens at the fireground is a serious health risk that is only recently being addressed in the industry. The results of a National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health study that linked firefighting with higher risk of cancer have sparked much-needed discussion of this issue. 

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Is Your Food Safety Management Program Working For Your Business?

When creating food safety management plans, Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA) managers must look at the big picture. In addition to choosing sanitation products that are effective and meet regulatory requirements, it is also important to think about the business as a whole. Regular sanitation and deep cleans will always require time and resources, but the more you can streamline processes, the more cost-effective your food safety management program will be. 

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Understanding The Importance of Sanitation and Hygiene in Hotel and Restaurant Operations

The importance of sanitation and hygiene in hotel and restaurant operations cannot be understated. As service providers that regularly interact with customers, prepare food, and clean shared spaces, hotel and restaurant employees must be properly trained and must always have supplies available to ensure defined procedures are followed. The potential consequences of not following sanitation protocols could be illness, loss of trust, and long-term damage to your brand.

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The Role of Commercial Mold Remediation in Disaster Relief

When flooding from a hurricane or other natural disaster causes property damage, people are primarily worried about the immediate aftermath, which includes replacing furniture, dealing with insurance claims, and so on. Meanwhile, mold is growing on surfaces inside the building, both in plain sight and hidden from view.

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Recommendations for Creating a Restaurant Sanitation Checklist

As the world gradually returns to pre-pandemic activities, more restaurants are opening their doors. Service ranges from delivery and take-out only to full indoor seating options, especially in the colder months. With more people sharing spaces in restaurants, it’s more important than ever to maintain safe food spaces. Having a restaurant sanitation checklist will help ensure that your team is doing all it can to keep employees and patrons safe.

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