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02 March 2020

British eco-cleaning chemical brand, Delphis Eco, has reported sell out of its anti-bacterial hand-soaps as public concern grows in the wake of the Coronavirus and its likely spread in the UK.

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02 March 2020

Brightwell Dispensers, a global designer and manufacturer of dispensers, is showcasing its dispenser ranges at Interclean 2020 Amsterdam.

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02 March 2020

Contract cleaning and services provider, Facilicom UK, has appointed Lucy Lott as its new director of sales and marketing. 

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21 January 2020

2019 marks social enterprise CLARITY & Co.’s 165th anniversary.

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16 January 2020

In its mission to promote a healthier winter germ season, GOJO has launched a new campaign to help businesses boost wellness across the workforce.

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16 January 2020

By taking a proactive approach to skin health, it is possible to mitigate against and prevent occupational skin disorders (OSDs). Skin care specialist, SC Johnson Professional, has provided recommendations for employees.

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21 January 2020

Disposable gloves supplier, www.JustGloves.co.uk has launched a workplace hand hygiene and disposables station that allows staff in sterile environments easy access to hand sanitiser, disposable gloves and disposable aprons at the point of need.

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03 December 2019

A pair of young entrepreneurs have developed a smart sensor to provide affordable and safe protection against climate-related Legionnaire’s disease.

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21 January 2020

Every employer has a duty of care to ensure the health, safety and welfare of its employees, this specifically includes controlling the risks from a range of hazardous substances, including Legionella bacteria.

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18 April 2019

De Witte provides disinfection mats for trolleys, cleaning carts, pallet trucks and other transportation on wheels.

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12 April 2019

If you are an employer or person in control of premises, you have a legal responsibility to identify and manage any risk of Legionella contamination.  For effective monitoring a reliable thermometer kit is essential, explains Electronic Temperature Instruments (ETI).

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18 April 2019

At the World Economic Forum in Switzerland in January, health Secretary Matt Hancock issued the stark warning that our growing resistance to antibiotics could prove as big a danger to humanity as climate change or warfare.

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02 April 2019

At the World Economic Forum in Switzerland this January, health Secretary Matt Hancock issued the stark warning that our growing resistance to antibiotics could prove as big a danger to humanity as climate change or warfare.

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26 February 2019

In its effort to boost wellness and lessen the impact of seasonal viruses this winter, GOJO, the inventor of PURELL, has launched a new website, www.winter-wellness.eu.

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25 February 2019

Cleenol Broad Spectrum Sanitiser is an odourless non-tainting skin and surface sanitiser designed for frequent use to reduce the spread of Norovirus, MRSA, E. coli, Legionella, C. diff, Salmonella and Listeria.

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15 January 2019

ClearKlens Oxifast Sporicide is a new ready to use sporicidal disinfectant from Diversey.

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15 January 2019

It seems to be a given now that, as the colder weather comes and the winter sets in, you’re going to become ill at some point.

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16 November 2018

Offices need to implement new proactive hygiene solutions in line with changing trends, according to hygiene provider Essity.

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25 October 2018

GripHero, the developer of a new hand protection dispenser that enables drivers to avoid contact with contaminants on fuel handles, has started the distribution of what it describes as the world’s first anti-static, fully recyclable hand protection solution across the UK.

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18 October 2018

The brightest and boldest Altro floor and wall products have been used to refurbish Haven House Children’s Hospice, in Woodford Green, Essex, with rainbow staircases and cleverly colour zoned areas making the facility strikingly beautiful inside and out.  

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FEATURES

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31 March 2020

Dr Stefan Wagener, GBAC scientific advisor & trainer, executive director, at Biorisk International emphasises the importance of defining cleaning, sanitising and disinfecting.

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24 March 2020

Duncan Stockdill, CEO of CRM specialist Capsule, explains how cleaning businesses can leverage the latest customer relationship management technology to build long lasting and profitable relationships - from enquiry through to post-clean feedback.

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23 March 2020

Jim Roberts, product manager at Beaverswood, considers the benefits of adopting a common-sense approach to workplace tool management and organisation.

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23 March 2020

Andrew Farrell, sales manager for special projects at Makita takes a look at the various styles of vacuum cleaners that cleaning professionals and facilities managers should be aware of, and explains why cordless machines should always be the go-to solution. 

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02 March 2020

Rachel Stephenson, trade marketing manager at GOJO Industries-Europe, provides insight and advice on minimising the risk of Coronavirus.

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02 March 2020

Extensive and thorough cleaning is the best way to keep a hospital facility in the cleanest state, but, argues Craig Boyle from Bagnalls, this can have an impact on the general wear and tear of the building. Find out other ways to keep your healthcare facility as clean as possible and how to combat the depreciation of the building this can cause.

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02 March 2020

Neil McKinley, industrial disease specialist at JMP Solicitors describes how employees working in hands-on jobs can look to five signs to ensure they’re not at risk of occupational dermatitis, one of the most common skin diseases caused by coming into contact with certain substances in the workplace.

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14 January 2020

John Barker, managing director at Humidity Solutions, examines cost misconceptions when implementing a humidity control system.

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15 January 2020

In the highly competitive hospitality industry, the quality of guest experience is crucial for reputation and success. Manuela D’Agata, ISSA international education and certification director, explains that proper cleaning is not only essential to maintain hygiene and prevent contamination, but also to ensure customer satisfaction and is an opportunity to promote professional cleaning expertise.

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06 November 2019

Winter is fast approaching and office-based businesses need to put preparations in place to avoid the workforce suffering from illnesses common during these months.

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22 October 2019

Autumn has brought a sharp drop in temperature. As is often the case, this has come hand in hand with a rise in news stories about Norovirus outbreaks. A school in Lancashire was closed just a few weeks ago after 50 pupils and staff were taken ill with what is more commonly known as the “winter vomiting bug”. 

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13 September 2019

Clare Long, business account manager at the Professional division of Miele, explains why laundry matters in the battle against infection in care homes

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30 August 2019

Marek Miszta from Holchem looks at the importance of hand hygiene in infection prevention and control in food processing 

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05 September 2019

James Taylor explains how advances in cleaning wipes are not only helping to reduce the risk of transferable contamination in the foodservice sector – they're improving sustainability too

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29 April 2019

Foodborne illnesses are one of the biggest threats that the food industry faces, putting businesses, workers, and customers at risk. Paul Jakeway, marketing director at SC Johnson Professional, explains why hand hygiene should be a fundamental part of an organisation’s food safety culture and how businesses should look to implement stricter hand washing protocols to reduce the risk of cross contamination.

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23 August 2018

Jo Emmerson, marketing manager at Girbau UK, offers her top tips for preventing and controlling the spread of infections in on-premise laundries

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23 August 2018

Sepsis, the body’s overactive and toxic response to an infection, is life-threatening and reported to affect more than 30 million people worldwide every year, yet it remains a relatively unknown issue. Chris Wakefield, vice president, European marketing & product development at GOJO Industries-Europe, discusses what can be done to help tackle sepsis and strengthen preventative measures

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30 July 2018

Employees who work outside, or in buildings with open windows and doors, are at greater risk of encountering mosquitoes, especially infected ones that can pass diseases to humans. It’s crucial that employers should understand and implement precautions that will reduce risks for workers, explains Peter Teska, infection prevention application expert, Diversey Care

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09 November 2017

OCS was recently awarded a contract that covers cleaning services at Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust. Here, head of cleaning Yvonne Taylor details the organisation’s strict procedure to keep infectious bacteria to a minimum

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18 October 2017

Whilst the chief aim of the professional cleaning industry is to disinfect environments and control the spread of germs, it’s also a widely recognised issue that the very process of cleaning itself can transfer harmful pathogens throughout a site. The zonal approach to cleaning aims to combat this counterproductive risk from cleaning work, through separating apparatus by area of use and potential infection risk, explains Steve Townsend from Alpha Consumables

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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17 January 2014

A102 CERTIFICATION  In this age of increasing legislation and new guidelines, it comes as no surprise that customers are being asked for certification to back efficacy claims when marketing hygiene products. This is why we at Assured Solutions Limited have paid to have our popular Cleaner and Sanitizer, A102, tested to EN 13697.

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17 January 2014

03061 destroys 99.9% of common bacteria by employing the same antimicrobial technology used in hospitals throughout Europe. Contains ingredient recommended by World Health Organisation for protection against Avian Flu and H1N1 Viruses.

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24 September 2015

At Ark we understand that commercial pest control issues need to be dealt with immediately and with discretion in order for your business to continue running smoothly.

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07 August 2014

Bio Dose is Bio-Productions’ cost-effective biological treatment fluid for the maintenance of all waste systems.

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20 October 2014

Surface Disinfectant wipes

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07 August 2014

Blu Away is Bio-Productions’ highly effective cleaner for washrooms.

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22 May 2014

Not to be confused with the ionisation of water, which has had negative press, Electro Chemical activation is a process utilising normal tap water and table salt, or other natural minerals, acting as an electrolyte. A special low voltage electrical cell in the device separates and recombines these elements to produce a Hypochlorous based solution. Hypochlorous is a naturally occurring substance with a powerful disinfecting action with the other oxidants released in the process producing a mild

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07 August 2014

Bio-Productions’ urinal blocks are the original non-pDCB blocks, which continue to set the industry standard for safety and effectiveness.

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24 September 2015

With our bird proofing solutions you can be assured you’ll never get in a flap over bird problems and you have taken the most effective steps towards preventing birds from inhabiting and damaging your building. Bird control offers a long-term solution and when installed correctly, is 100% effective.

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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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21 October 2014

Enov Multifold Luxury Hand Towels let you pamper your guests, tenants and customers with the ultimate in luxury.

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24 September 2015

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

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20 October 2014

Anti-Bacterial hand and Surface disinfectant wipes for use in Kitchens, Gymnasiums, service vans etc…

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14 May 2015

.. and the OspreyDeepclean dry steam cleaning technology is still a first.

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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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