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Fair deal for cleaners

As a member of two of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) Cleaning Task Force’s working groups, Phil Smith, corporate relationship director at Facilicom UK is well placed to explain its campaign to improve the working conditions of those ...

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Cleaning for all to see

QAC is a residential college for people with visual impairment and other disabilities. The college has 55 residential students and clients, more than 160 day students and 200-plus teaching and other staff. Based in Harborne, Birmingham, it provides students with life ...

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Protecting the environment

Waste management is a concern for many businesses, particularly those that store/use fuels, chemicals and other hazardous materials. Removing and disposing of this waste safely is essential for legislative reasons and to protect the environment – infact waste management and ...

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Working out cleanliness

When your entire business is based around promoting a healthy lifestyle the last thing you want is for dirt and germs to infiltrate your premises. This is the constant battle fought by gyms and fitness centres, which, with their high ...

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Preserving heritage after floods

The challenge for heritage property owners after floods, fires or other disasters is in deciding on the method of restoring their building, whether it is made from granite, brick, cob, timber or wattle & daub. The complications arise from there ...

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Scrub Up!

Chrissie Rowlinson, product marketing manager at Cannon Hygiene UK, explains why having the proper facilities to encourage effective washroom hygiene can reduce absence rates and impact productivity The second biggest cause of absenteeism in the workplace is minor illnesses such ...

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Beat the winter blues

Yes, it’s that time of year again. We all know what is coming. Along with the enjoyable excesses of the season we know that the inevitable cold and flu viruses are on their way too. Being that your staff spend ...

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Sick Building Syndrome

With poor air quality an inevitability in offices, it’s essential that ventilation within a building is good, to ensure occupants are at least free of the fumes once inside. Steven Booth, associate director for Guardian Water Treatment, explains the importance ...

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Washroom tech

Washroom specification is a serious business in the public sector. Not only must building operators ensure adequate prevention of MRSA, Legionella, Pseudomonas and other dangerous infections but there is also the issue of hot water safety to consider – no ...

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Don’t slip up!

Recent consultation on health and safety sentencing is a ticking time bomb which could force businesses into action over their health and safety standards, says Craig McKay from Kärcher Professional Recent consultation around a possible shake-up of health  and safety sentencing ...

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