In spite of all of the technological and cultural progress that we’ve made as a society, one of our harshest realities is that there are far too many incidents involving seemingly normal individuals surprising everyone that they know with unexpected violent behavior. People of all ages, backgrounds, and nationalities have engaged in large scale criminal rampages, and the only thing that they really have in common is the element of surprise. These individuals also have the ability to hurt a lot of people before emergency responders arrive on the scene. In addition to the standard fire and tornado drills routinely performed at schools and government offices, lockdown procedure drills are also becoming increasingly common.

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There are many industries that implement highly rigorous cleanliness standards at all times, for very good reasons. For starters, restaurants, cafeterias, and other foodservice operations willingly subject themselves to those standards for the benefit of their customers’ health and safety. The same can be said for medical facilities, research laboratories, and pharmaceutical manufacturers. If microscopic bacteria is accidentally introduced into those sterile environments, the consequences can be disastrous.

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