Facilities management services provider, ABM UK, has established an Expert Advisory Council, composed of external leading experts in infectious disease and industrial hygiene.
The Expert Advisory Council will advise on many aspects of ABM’s business, including ABM’s proprietary EnhancedClean™ programme – a three-step approach that delivers healthy spaces with a certified disinfection process.
It will provide independent, third-party perspectives to support ABM in the value it delivers to clients. This includes continued efforts to maintain consistent, high quality standard operating practices; offer clients the latest equipment and technologies; and equip its team members with best-in-class training and certifications.
John McPherson, Managing Director at ABM UK commented: “As we all continue to navigate this crisis, businesses are looking for expertise and guidance to keep their facilities safe for their team members, customers, and the public. Our Expert Advisory Council will help us develop innovative solutions like EnhancedClean™ for our clients and lead the industry through this pandemic.”
In addition to ABM’s internal experts, the founding members of the advisory council include:
- Dr. Ruth Carrico, PhD, DNP, FNP-C, FSHEA, FNAP CIC – Dr. Carrico is Professor and Director of the Global Health Initiative and Director of Epidemiologic Research for the Centre of Excellence for Research in Infectious Diseases (CERID) at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.
- Nancy M. McClellan, MPH, CIH, CHMM – McClellan is the current Chair of the University of Michigan School of Public Health External Advisory Board. She is the CEO of Occupational Health Management, PLLC industrial hygiene consultancy.
ABM said it will also remain vigilant in monitoring the most up-to-date safety, infection control and cleaning protocols recommended by global experts, including the Department for Health and Social Care, the World Health Organisation, and the Public Health England and knowledge from US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).