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Infection risk in care homes drops thanks to robots

In a UK Government funded trial, robots were used to clean the floors in 25 care homes and the results showed that pathogen levels dropped by 41 per cent in just three days. The trial, funded by Innovate UK as ...

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West Ham United sets the standard for virus sanitisation with ICE Cleaning

West Ham United’s success on the pitch, with the club enjoying one of its best ever seasons, is being bolstered by its premier approach to combatting and preventing the spread of Coronavirus, after joining forces with ICE Cleaning. The Premier ...

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Tork supports World Hand Hygiene Day with healthcare training

Essity’s award-winning Tork VR Clean Hands Training can now be accessed free of charge via any electronic device. Based on the World Health Organisation’s Five Moments for Hand Hygiene, the module previously required the use of a virtual reality headset. ...

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Ecocleen buys The JPM Group in deal worth in excess of £5 million

Ecocleen, a leading commercial contract cleaning provider, has announced the acquisition of The JPM Group of Companies Ltd (JPM), a facilities services company based in Watford, in a deal worth over £5 million. The successful buyout will enable the group ...

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Cleanology goes electric

Following a deal signed with Nissan last autumn, UK cleaning and FM firm Cleanology has taken delivery of its brand new all-electric London fleet. “This move reduces emissions and lowers our carbon footprint, significantly improving our environmental sustainability credentials, and ...

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MPs and Peers to be briefed by prominent cleaning and hygiene sector figures

Prominent figures from the cleaning and hygiene sector will brief MPs and Peers on Tuesday April 20 about how to restore people’s confidence in using work and public spaces following the Covid-19 pandemic. The key session is being run by ...

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Red Clean, the first flexible working community to directly support the cleaning sector

The UK’s largest flexible working company has launched a dedicated service for the cleaning sector. redwigwam has created Red Clean in response to the huge demand for cleaning personnel in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Red Clean gives companies instant access to fully ...

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NHS Deep Cleaning and Advisory Service supports Sue Ryder

Sue Ryder is amongst the first healthcare providers in England to use the recently launched NHS Deep Cleaning and Advisory Service to meet the new official cleaning standard.  The NHS Deep Cleaning and Advisory Service has completed bespoke training for ...

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New white paper covers carpet care best practices

Whittaker, a leader in low-moisture carpet care, has published a free white paper, “Encapsulation Carpet Cleaning and Hot Water Extraction,” which gives cleaning professionals easy-to-implement tips for two common carpet cleaning methods. “When properly cared for, carpet can last for decades,” said Joe Bshero, Director of Technical Services at Whittaker. “Our white paper ...

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7 ways to improve hygiene in the office

With businesses already putting plans in place to get people back into the office, ensuring good hygiene practices is paramount in preventing any spread of coronavirus in the workplace. To help those heading back to the office, Martin Richards, Director ...

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