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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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SC Johnson donates $1 million to Covid-19 efforts across Europe

As part of global efforts to combat Covid-19, SC Johnson, an industry-leading manufacturer of household and professional cleaning brands, has donated $1 million to support response efforts across Europe. This donation is part of the $10 million the company has made ...

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Jangro expands LMS with cyber security module

Independent janitorial and cleaning distributor, Jangro has extended its training solutions with a new course, helping organisations to ‘Stay Safe Online’ With coronavirus prevention measures seeing an increasing number of people working remotely from home, many organisations are left vulnerable ...

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CleanEvent supports NHS at Spurs stadium

CleanEvent Services has been assisting the North Middlesex University Hospital Trust and Tottenham Hotspur FC in setting up and providing cleaning services for the new maternity and antenatal unit at the stadium. The new facility, a mile away from the ...

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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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Disinfecting robot invented for fight against coronavirus

A ROBOT capable of rapidly disinfecting large areas has been invented by a world-first solutions business to speed-up the fight against coronavirus. Forth Engineering in Cumbria is known for its innovations to solve complex industry challenges in the nuclear, oil ...

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Prioritising health: Upholding facility hygiene

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, hygiene and cleanliness levels have never been a more vital part of effective facilities management. While many business, leisure and educational facilities are closed to stop the spread of the virus, for those that ...

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Management software, an unlikely hero of CV19

Rick Stoor, MD at Templa, explains how the flexibility of management software has helped contractors through the turmoil of shifting staff levels during CV19. Just as CV19 has brought out the best in the staff of cleaning contractors, business management ...

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phs Group launches coronavirus cleaning taskforce

Hygiene services firm phs Group has launched an emergency-response cleaning service for organisations affected by coronavirus. Premises which have had a case of coronavirus can be deep cleaned and sanitised by the emergency taskforce from phs Interclean, the specialist cleaning division of phs Group. Reported cases will ...

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