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How much bacteria is there in your office?

An unclean office doesn’t just make for an unpleasant working environment but can have serious ramifications on the health of all those spending time there. As the country prepares for a staggered return to work following the COVID-19 pandemic, issues ...

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Inivos launches new Workplace Infection Prevention Assessment

Infection prevention and control experts, Inivos, has launched its new Workplace Infection Prevention Assessment to identify and address contamination risks – including COVID-19. The assessment is designed to help business leaders in any sector ensure that their workplace is COVID-secure ...

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Delaying legionella prevention work adds to public health risk

Legionella risk experts, Swiftclean, are warning property managers not to let up on ACoP L8 legionella compliance in the face of the Coronavirus public health emergency, but to ensure proper social distancing is practised when having the service delivered. Well-intentioned ...

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NHS staff use new infection control bags to prevent the spread of Covid-19 from hospitals

  Thousands of frontline NHS workers across the UK have been given innovative water-soluble infection control laundry bags to prevent the spread of Covid-19 from the workplace. Some 46,400 bags have been donated to health and social care providers across ...

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Domestic washing of healthcare uniforms may pose a coronavirus risk say experts

Experts are warning that healthcare workers who wash their uniforms at home may be compromising the safety of not only their family but also their colleagues and patients. Public Health England (PHE) recommends uniforms are washed in commercial laundries, but ...

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Genesis Biosciences develops surface sanitiser product in fight against Covid-19

Environmental science research company, Genesis Biosciences, has seen a huge increase in demand for its new natural anti-microbial surface sanitiser, supplying tonnes of product across the entirety of Europe since the beginning of March. As the world tries to tackle ...

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Rentokil Specialist Hygiene offers specialist disinfection services to assist with COVID-19

Rentokil Specialist Hygiene, a specialist cleaning and disinfection services provider, is offering a range of specialist disinfection services to assist with Coronavirus (COVID-19) containment and control or to undertake specialist disinfection of a premises depending on the situation. For all services, ...

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ISSA-GBAC issues cleaning guidance on Coronavirus

The Global BioRisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a division of ISSA, the worldwide association for the cleaning industry has published its latest tip sheet for cleaning and restoration professionals addressing the recent outbreak of 2019nCov (Wuhan coronavirus). In the release, which can ...

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Climate change represents a potential time bomb for Legionnaires’ disease

Britain is facing a huge increase in Legionnaires’ disease that is being fuelled by climate change, water hygiene experts warn. The problem is a growing headache for landlords and health and safety professionals who have a legal duty to ensure ...

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Stopping the flu from spreading through your office

Influenza (commonly known as the “flu”) season is here. Colds and flu bring with them a chorus of sniffs and sneezes as people across the UK battle through illness. While flu outbreaks come as no surprise as temperatures drop, it ...

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