Jani-King Partners with Rubbermaid to Implement Color-Coded Healthcare Cleaning System


ADDISON, Texas -- After more than one year of research and testing, Jani-King International has partnered with Rubbermaid to officially implement a color-coded microfiber cleaning and disinfecting system into its standard environmental services program. Jani-King, the worlds largest commercial cleaning franchise company, worked with Rubbermaid, a leading provider of high efficiency environmental services equipment, in order to adapt best practices, procedures and techniques for cleaning and disinfecting in a healthcare environment.

"For patients with weakened or susceptible immune systems, there is nothing more dangerous than increased bio load on healthcare surfaces," said Mark Regna, director of healthcare at Jani-King International. "We labored for over a year testing and analyzing the Rubbermaid equipment and recommended procedures. What we have proven is that microfiber technology is highly effective in disinfecting surfaces while the use of a color-coded cleaning system greatly reduces the risk of cross transmission."

Although Jani-King had tested and systematically implemented the use of microfiber technology and procedures over the past year, the official announcement of this partnership was made at Jani-Kings annual international convention on March 29 in the Dallas area. Representatives from Rubbermaids healthcare market segment were present for the announcement.

"Rubbermaid is proud to be partnered with Jani-King on this industry leading solution set," said Bill Slezak, Healthcare Segment Manager at Rubbermaid Commercial Products. "There is no more important mission than to ensure that when a patient is treated in a healthcare facility, they dont acquire something more dangerous in the process. The Jani-King platform was built to exceed Patient Safety and Environment of Care standards."

Jani-King has already implemented this new cleaning and disinfecting standard into its healthcare certificate program. According to Regna, every Jani-King franchise owner and all environmental service staff must receive a healthcare certificate of completion by Jani-King prior to servicing a healthcare account.

Source: Jani-King

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