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Cleaning Verses Disinfecting

Cleaning Versus Disinfecting

 
Maintaining clean facilities requires daily cleaning and disinfection; however, cleaning personnel often use incorrect techniques and processes when completing these routine tasks. A common misconception exists that cleaning and disinfecting are the same when, in reality, they are two separate and unique processes. Without the right processes, surfaces may appear clean, but infections and germs could linger.
When training cleaning personnel, it can be helpful to note a few key differences between “cleaning” and “disinfecting” surfaces.