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06 November 2019

There is growing support for a new scheme designed to simplify and strengthen the contractor prequalification process.

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05 November 2019

Little Duck Cleaning stands out from the crowd, saves time and money, and improves health and safety practices with SafeContractor, the UK’s leading health and safety accreditation. You too can realise the benefits of becoming accredited. For a limited time SafeContractor are offering an exclusive 20% discount for new members.

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22 October 2019

Redbacks Cushioning Limited, developers of the award winning, ‘Leaf-Spring’ cushioning technology offers a range of products to help protect the knees and body from damage caused by kneeling.

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06 November 2019

John Brill, Sales Director for Nilfisk discusses the important issue of managing hazardous material in a production environment...

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10 October 2019

September sees the next generation of Work Trouser choices from the Snickers brand of working clothes for professional tradesmen and women.

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17 October 2019

Cleaning is one of the most important industries in the world yet is often undervalued by those who benefit from the service. Everyday tens of thousands of skilled, hardworking cleaning staff work around the clock to ensure your working and living environments are kept clean, safe and hygienic, ready to go for the next business day.

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18 November 2019

If you operate in a warehouse, you are sure to be aware of the dirt and water trails near your forklift entrances and loading bays.

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11 November 2019

Health and safety guidelines surrounding hazardous substances and decontamination can often be vague.

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21 August 2019

Bamboo is one of nature’s most sustainable resources with plants growing around 15 metres tall in only 6 months. Its ability to be processed into fibres allows it to be used in the production of gloves that provide various benefits in comparison to cotton, nylon or polyester alternatives.

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13 September 2019

The DC Tromb 400 from Dustcontrol UK is designed to meet modern safety requirements and work in conjunction with tools that have become ever more efficient and that, therefore, produce more dust than they have previously.

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14 August 2019

Commercial cleaning services company Tidy Green Clean is pleased to announce that it has passed its inspection for the ISO 9001 Quality Management Accreditation and the ISO 14001 Environmental Management Accreditation.

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27 August 2019

Stadium Support Services (SSS) was recently awarded a competitive contract at the Kia Oval.

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13 September 2019

For the third year running, The Preparation Group has proven its commitment to providing quality products and services for surface and floor preparation and cleaning with its SafeHire certification.

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09 September 2019

Solid Gear's new Onyx Safety Shoes and Boots are designed to provide great value safety footwear with the unique BOA closure system for maximum comfort.

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03 July 2019

Standing at work for long periods can put excessive pressure on muscles and joints, leading to back and joint pain, muscle tension and problems with circulation.

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24 June 2019

The Newest Clothing Innovations in the 2019 Snickers Workwear Catalogue is now available. It includes market-leading designs and the latest fabric technology innovations from the leading workwear brand.

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11 July 2019

Facilicom UK has been recognised for its role in tackling in-work poverty and improving the wellbeing of their lower paid employees at the annual Living Wage Champion Awards.

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24 June 2019

Manufacturer and supplier of workplace safety matting COBA Europe has published an updated version of its eBook – #StandUpForHealth, which is available as a free download from its website.

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25 June 2019

The new SILEX safety glasses from Bollé Safety are designed for extreme comfort, performance at every level, style and are said to offer exceptional value.

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25 June 2019

Lightweight fabrics in the new Topwear range will complement Snickers Workwear Stretch Garments this Summer.

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FEATURES

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22 November 2019

Vicky Lopez, founder and director of De-ice, provides a gritter’s perspective on winning preparations for Election Day snow...

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22 October 2019

Mark Brigginshaw, technical services consultant at Altro, provides advice on how best to clean safety flooring

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18 January 2019

Hands are one of the most vulnerable parts of the human body and cleaning is one of the industries where they face the highest risk of skin irritation. That’s why it’s critical that workers wear gloves that provide protection that matches the task at hand. Here Stéphanie Quilliet, strategic product leader EMEA for Honeywell Industrial Safety, explains what to consider when selecting chemical-protective gloves.

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18 January 2019

The presence of Legionella in water systems is a serious issue, as it has the potential to cause Legionnaires’ disease. SOCOTEC provides some advice on what steps should be taken all year round to protect against future outbreaks

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18 January 2019

Water jetting is a vital mainstay of the cleaning industry. David Kennedy, director of the Water Jetting Association, says the power of water must always be respected.

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18 January 2019

For a safe and healthy building, maintaining ongoing ductwork compliance with TR/19 is essential, and will be a legal requirement throughout a ventilation system’s lifetime, as Gary Nicholls, managing director of Swiftclean Building Services, and co-author of TR/19, explains 

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03 September 2018

The thought of abseiling down a building may sound terrifying to most people, but here Pete Whalen, managing director at TechServe Solutions, explains why it is one of the safest and most effective methods for cleaning windows and buildings

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03 September 2018

CountyClean Group discusses the growing problem of fatbergs and what catering and hospitality businesses can do to prevent them and the disruption they cause

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27 June 2018

Individual worker behaviour is critical for health & safety compliance, explains James Marston, learning and development manager at the British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc)

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27 June 2018

Dirt and dust is commonplace when working in warehouses and distribution facilities, and if you don’t manage it effectively, it can cause serious issues. Here, Renby look at how you can manage your air quality, to ensure the health of your staff isn’t jeopardised

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23 July 2018

Workers in the industrial sector face a variety of contaminants and dirt as part of manual work on a daily basis, resulting in workers washing their hands between 10 and 16 times a day. A lack of pre and post skin care treatment can often result in workers developing sore skin, which can lead to an occupational skin disorder (OSD). Paul Jakeway, marketing director at Deb, believes employers need to embed a routine that makes skin health a priority for all and helps reduce the incidence of OSDs

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16 July 2018

Hygiene is vital in our homes and workplaces, but the ways in which people clean could damage their lung health and breathing – as reported in Cleaning Matters earlier this year. What lies behind this and how can professional cleaners and employers protect against it? Michael Edwards, a trained biomedical scientist and health and safety writer at IOSH, the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, explains some of the latest research and how we can guard against respiratory risk

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27 June 2018

Frank Angear, general manager for the British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF), discusses the benefits of its Registered Safety Supplier scheme

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21 December 2017

Berendsen discusses the dangers of washing workwear at home

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01 December 2017

Working at height is one of the riskiest types of work any cleaning operative can undertake, but with the right planning, equipment and training, there is no reason that they can’t go home safely after a day’s work, explains group HSSEQ director - ‎Speedy Services Steve Giblin

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01 December 2017

Lauren Kyle, head of cleaning UK & Ireland, Sodexo, discusses the serious problem of work-related lung disease and what Sodexo is doing to prevent it

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01 December 2017

Have you ever thought about what kind of health and safety training your staff might need? What would happen if something went wrong due to a lack of training - where would that leave your business? What are the benefits of investing in timely and relevant training? Questions like these need to be answered if your business is to avoid being damaged by high rates of sickness and injury, or by enforcement action argues Andrew Ashford from Griffin Safety Training

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15 January 2018

Aaron Sagar, account manager at corporate office specialists Anabas, discusses the benefits that managing cleaning in an agile office environment can have on the health and wellbeing of occupants

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01 December 2017

Clean Hire looks at the importance of health & safety when it comes to industrial floor cleaning

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26 January 2018

Paul Abbott, legionella consultant at Hydrochem UK, urges facilities managers and cleaning professionals to prioritise reducing the risk of the legionella bacteria on their premises and explains how to go about it

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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17 January 2014

A121 is a preparation of hygrophobic pellets which absorb moisture (even from the air), creating exothermic heat that starts melting ice immediately and preventing the surface re-freezing for up to 48 hours.

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19 December 2014

Incorporating a static water making facility into the water treatment equation will bring down the cost of making purified water and more than justifies the investment.

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24 September 2015

We thoroughly clean all common areas of residential blocks and estates.

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07 August 2014

Citra Clean Concentrate is Bio-Productions’ uniquely versatile and effective cleaning product for all types of janitorial cleaning and most industrial applications.

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20 October 2014

Probably the only cleaner required and one of the most powerful and versatile cleaners available.

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26 September 2014

Purefreedoms original and the best 25litre trolley on the market,

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22 May 2013

There are approximately 40,000 new diagnoses of work-related skin disease per year and statistics show that skin cancer is a developing issue; of the 2055 cases reported of work-related skin disease, 73% were dermatitis and 19% were skin cancer.

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19 December 2014

Aquafactors has teamed up with Mercedes-Benz to offer our customers the most effective and reliable mobile cleaning system

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17 January 2014

D426 is a yellow beaded hand cleaner based on citrus solvents, fine scrubbing agents, emollients and detergents to give a powerful yet gentle cleaning action.

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14 May 2013

OxyBAC is a new rich-cream foam antibacterial hand wash that combines Deb Foam Technology™ with Accelerated Hydrogen Peroxide antimicrobial agent to provide unique benefits compared with all other antibacterial hand wash products.

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19 December 2014

Aquafactors provide water fed poles, brushes and hose systems to suit all requirements.

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19 December 2014

One of the most important aspects of a mobile washing system is the carrying of the water.

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14 May 2013

GrittyFOAM is a rich-cream heavy duty foaming hand cleanser with suspended, non-abrasive cornmeal bio-scrubbers™ for deep-cleaning action without damaging the skin or the environment.

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19 December 2014

Aquafactors has produced a revolutionary “Hot wash” system for water fed pole use – in conjunction with Krueger, a leading British manufacturer of specialised heating systems.

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07 August 2014

Hyflex from Bio-Productions transforms floors into hard wearing, easily maintained surfaces and provides an exceptionally long wear-life.

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