Protecting the Built Environment: Cleaning for Health

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Tricomm 21st Press, 1993 - House & Home - 274 pages
PROTECTING THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT: CLEANING FOR HEALTH. "A must-read for the cleaning professional" & managers of buildings & institutions, this revolutionary text can help catapult you & your business to the forefront of the new "cleaning science." Clearly written in easy-to-read format, the text includes helpful illustrations, lists & figures, & useful diagnostic & cleaning checklists. It explains: what methods to use when cleaning for good health; why you should be environmental managers, not just good housekeepers; how to ensure worker & customer safety; which cleaning management techniques save time & money; how people respond to the indoor environment; where pollutants come from & what they do; how to evaluate a building before cleaning it; how global, regional & local environments affect the built environment; specialty cleaning: fire & water damage restoration; & how to market environmental cleaning using Total Quality Management (TQM). It contains: appendices of indoor pollutants, odors, particle sizes, & relevant U.S. environmental laws; a glossary of scientific & cleaning terms; many references & related readings. Order from Tricomm 21st Press, P.O. Box 349, Chapel Hill, NC 27514. 919-933-5075 800-424-2178 FAX 919-933-5542. Price: $50.00 plus shipping.

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