IEHA Releases New Book: Clean and Healthy Schools for Dummies
This latest of IEHA’s For Dummies books helps explain how to achieve a cost-effective cleaning and maintenance program resulting in a healthy, high-efficiency school that boosts attendance as well as student and staff performance.
Westerville, OH (PRWEB) December 9, 2010
The International Executive Housekeepers Association (IEHA) (http://www. ieha. org) has released a new book, Clean and Healthy Schools For Dummies® — another in its series of successful For Dummies books (For Dummies is a branded imprint of Wiley.)
Authored by Dr. David Mudarri, former senior scientist with the US EPA, Clean and Healthy Schools For Dummies is a 48-page pocket-sized handbook designed to assist both K-12 and Higher Education facilities to develop and maintain healthy schools.
“This latest of IEHA’s For Dummies books helps explain how to achieve a cost-effective cleaning and maintenance program resulting in a healthy, high-efficiency school that boosts attendance as well as student and staff performance,” said Beth Risinger, CEO and Executive Director of IEHA. “It also encourages IEHA members and the cleaning industry at large to explore modern cleaning technologies such as activated water, steam vapor cleaning, and newer floor and restroom cleaning machines among other innovations.”
“Clean and Healthy Schools For Dummies shows how to identify indoor pollutants and remove them, how to make a scientific case for cleaning and maintaining schools, and how to get community support for a healthy schools program,” adds the author, David Mudarri, PhD.
Following on the heels of the success of Infection Control For Dummies®, by Darrel Hicks, REH (now in its second printing as Infection Prevention For Dummies®) Clean and Healthy Schools For Dummies is available through IEHA at http://www. ieha. org or by calling (800) 200-6342.
Clean and Healthy Schools For Dummies is sponsored by the Healthy Schools Campaign (HSC) (http://www. healthyschoolscampaign. org) and Activeion Cleaning Solutions (http://www. activeion. com). IEHA gratefully acknowledges their generous support of this valuable educational resource.
About For Dummies®
After nearly 20 years and with more than 200 million copies printed, For Dummies is the world’s bestselling reference series, well known for enriching people’s lives by making knowledge accessible in a fun and easy way. Loyal customers around the globe agree that For Dummies is “more than a publishing phenomenon … a sign of the times,” said The New York Times. The books span every section of the bookstore, covering topics from health to history, music to math, sports to self-help, technology to travel and more. The For Dummies brand presence is further expanded with the addition of eBooks, a corporate custom publishing program, a robust consumer website and a licensed product line that includes consumer electronics, culinary, crafts, video, software, musical instrument packs, home improvement, automotive, game and more. For more information, visit Dummies. com. For Dummies is a branded imprint of Wiley.
The International Executive Housekeepers Association (IEHA), is a 3,500-plus professional member organization for persons employed in facility housekeeping at the management level. The organization was founded in 1930 in New York City, and is now located in Westerville, Ohio, a suburb of the State’s capitol, Columbus. Executive Housekeepers are managers who direct housekeeping programs in commercial, industrial or institutional facilities. They supervise staffs ranging from a few to several hundred people and handle budgets from a few thousand dollars to millions. IEHA provides members with an array of channels through which they can achieve personal and professional growth. Some are: leadership opportunities; resource materials; education program designation; employment referral service; a Technical Question Hotline (1-800-200-6342); networking; an annual convention and trade show, including several educational sessions; and a monthly trade publication, Executive Housekeeping Today. Please contact IEHA’s Association office at (800) 200-6342 for more details, or go to http://www. ieha. org.
About Healthy Schools Campaign
Healthy Schools Campaign, an independent not-for-profit organization, is the leading authority on healthy school environments and a voice for people who care about our environment, our children, and education. Visit: http://www. healthyschoolscampaign. org.
Activeion Cleaning Solutions, LLC, is a privately held clean technology company. It strives to protect the health and safety of all people, and foster a more sustainable world, by creating revolutionary, chemical-free cleaning and anti-microbial technologies for everyday use. Addressing the ever-growing need for sustainable cleaning, Activeion’s ionized water technology solutions are ideal for restaurants, hotels, hospitals, schools and private residences. For more information, visit http://www. activeion. com, and follow Activeion on Facebook/activeion, or Twitter @activeion.