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Join Diversey subject matter experts in a variety of podcasts and materials highlighting information on cleaning, disinfection and overall hygienic environments.  Presenters discuss basic concepts and offer tools to help educate listeners, and build a foundation to make a difference in creating better outcomes in the environments.

 

Podcast #1 Basic Terminology


This podcast takes the common words used in cleaning and disinfection and provides a basic overview with definitions. It is a foundation from which good conversations can take place when helping with environmental hygiene.

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Podcast #2 Modes of Transmission of Pathogens

Podcast #2 Modes of Transmission of Pathogens

 

This podcast outlines the links in the chain of infection and breaks down each one to highlight how pathogens get spread and what are some ways to break the links.

 

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Podcast #3 Clean vs Sanitize vs Disinfect

 Podcast #3 Clean vs Sanitize vs Disinfect

 

The podcast outlines the differences of cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting surfaces, and what the ramifications are when you do one vs the other.  It also highlights the levels of disinfection and what levels of “kill” of pathogens there are.

 

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Podcast #4 Blood & Body Fluids

​Podcast #4 Blood & Body Fluids

This podcast addresses blood and body fluids in the workplace, and proper training and handling.

 

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Podcast #5 Disinfectant Technologies

​Podcast #5 Disinfectant Technologies

This podcast provides an overview of the different disinfectant chemistries, with sporicidals, dilutables and ready-to-use products with some of the pros and cons of each, as one would make a product selection for use.

 

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Podcast #6 Basic Understanding of Governing Bodies

​Podcast #6 Basic Understanding of Governing Bodies

This podcast delineates between the recommending agencies and organizations involved in cleaning and disinfection, and the regulatory agencies that govern over cleaning and disinfection.

 

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Podcast #7 Criteria for Selecting a Disinfectant

​Podcast #7 Criteria for Selecting a Disinfectant

This podcast outlines the key factors to consider when selecting a disinfectant, and how to think through each of them to ensure that the product selected meets the needs of a facility.

 

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Podcast #8 Disinfectant Application Methods

​Podcast #8 Disinfectant Application Methods

This podcast provides an overview of some cleaning and disinfection practices, and various application methods, including spray & wipe, dunk & wring, microfiber, disposable wipes, and large area spraying with descriptions and pros and cons of each.

 

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Podcast #9 Floors - Should You Disinfect?

​Podcast #9 Floors - Should You Disinfect?

This podcast the presenters outline practice considerations for disinfecting floors, and different methods for cleaning and disinfecting floors.

 

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Podcast # 10 Stepping up Your Disinfection

Podcast # 10 Stepping up Your Disinfection

This podcast covers some of the challenges in proper cleaning and disinfection, ensuring best practices and standardized processes, as well as assessing and stepping up products in ways such as shortening the contact time, enhancing cleaning ability and other factors for consideration.

 

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Podcast # 11 Best Practices for Cleaning and Disinfection

Podcast # 11 Best Practices for Cleaning and Disinfection

This podcast discusses the importance of cleaning and disinfection and challenges, as well as an approach to measure, analyze and improve practices for optimizing the hygiene of the environment.

 

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Podcast #12 Validation

Podcast # 12 Validation

This podcast outlines validation and reasons for doing cleaning validation, types of validation used, who does validation and how it can be recorded and reported.

 

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Podcast #13 What can go wrong in cleaning and disinfecting?

Podcast # 13 What can go wrong in cleaning and disinfecting?

This podcast discusses how you may not be disinfecting just because you are using a disinfectant, including several considerations for what could go wrong.

 

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Podcast #14 Best Practices in Education

Podcast # 14 Best Practices in Education

With the onset of the pandemic, there is a strong concern for cleaning and disinfection in all areas.  There is a specific question about floors in the education sector, and whether to clean and disinfect them.  This podcast discusses considerations for the facility, in assessing areas to disinfect floors, and tools to use to do this.

 

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