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The benefits of entrance mats in commercial buildings

Did you know that around 80 per cent of dirt and contaminants found in a building are bought in to the premises on people’s shoes? That’s according to a study by the ISSA (the Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association) which highlights ...

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Kingdom wins commercial cleaning services deal

Support services firm, Kingdom has been awarded a contract to deliver commercial cleaning services to Maple Sunscreening, a designer, manufacturer and installer of weather protection, solar shading and screening for building interiors and exteriors. The contract, which commenced on 21 ...

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Treating health like we treat safety

The business case for occupational hygiene interventions is strong and convincing. So why are hundreds of thousands of people in the UK still made ill by their work each year? Mary Cameron, occupational hygiene team leader, SOCOTEC, discusses the potential ...

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How to boost hand hygiene in a healthcare environment

For anyone working to provide cleaning services within a healthcare environment, it goes without saying hand hygiene should be top of mind. The truth is up to 80 per cent of infections are transmitted by hands; as soon as you ...

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SAF Cleaning brings local sparkle to keep award winning Hobbledown looking spotless

12 months of Mystery Shopper customer satisfaction reports verify that outstanding levels of hygiene and cleanliness are being achieved Hobbledown is one of the South East’s most successful children’s adventure parks and has won a string of 13 awards since ...

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BCC welcomes Business Services Association as new Council Member

The British Cleaning Council (BCC), which represents over 20 national trade and membership associations linked to the UK’s cleaning, hygiene and waste management sectors has officially welcomed the Business Services Association (BSA) as a new Council Member. The BSA is ...

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CHSA Council elects two new representatives

Kimberley-Clark Professional was re-elected and RPC bpi recycled products elected onto the CHSA Council at the AGM held at the House of Commons, resulting in two new representatives joining the Council. Caroline Stanley, UK Marketing Leader, will represent Kimberley-Clark Professional, and Lorcan ...

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White paper provides insights on workplace hand protection

Honeywell has published a free white paper on sources and causes of skin damage and irritation for health and safety managers to consider when protecting workers’ hands. ‘Hand Protection: Understanding Skin Irritation in the Workplace’ explores the risks involved in ...

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The Disgusting Truth about jet air dryers

With nearly 95 per cent of adults not washing long enough to thoroughly clean the bacteria and viruses from their hands, Kimberly-Clark Professional has launched a new campaign The Disgusting Truth about jet air dryers which explains how they are forcing ...

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Metrus appoints NJC for cleaning deal

Cleaning and support services company, NJC, has landed a three-year deal with London-based property advisor, Metrus. The contract covers buildings at 123 and 151 Buckingham Palace Road, and Exchange Tower in London’s Docklands. NJC will self-deliver services including communal area ...

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