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International visit puts Arrow on course for Far Eastern expansion

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One of the UK’s leading manufacturers of professional cleaning and maintenance chemicals received a Chinese seal of approval recently. Arrow Solutions was praised for the performance of its cleaning solutions, its manufacturing facilities and its health and safety track record ...

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First specialist training centre opens in Scotland

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The first specialist training centre for indoor air hygiene in commercial buildings and grease extraction cleaning in kitchens has been launched in Scotland. The Stirling-based school is run by AEME Scotland Ltd – set up as a collaborative venture between ...

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Dirty London

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Faecal bacteria and life threatening superbugs found on London’s public transport Taxi insurers, Staveley Head, partnered with London Metropolitan University to put London’s transport under the microscope. The results are quite scary. One hundred and twenty-one different types of bacteria and mould ...

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Overused and under-performing: why chemical disinfectants are contributing to ‘biocide resistance’

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Genesis Biosciences who, on the back of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) latest announcement on the rise of superbugs, explain why chemical disinfectants are playing such a key role in creating biocide resistance On 27 February the WHO issued a ...

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Sleeping in bins – B&M Waste warn of the danger of death

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B&M Waste Services, a carbon neutral waste management company are warning customers and the general public alike of the danger of sleeping in bins. It is a sad truth that many homeless people seek refuge in large waste containers, particularly ...

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HSE takes to the stage at upcoming Cleaning Show

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With 27.3 million days lost due to work-related ill health or injury in the UK last year, health and safety will be top of the agenda at the Cleaning Show. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will be running a ...

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Martin Gammon gets on board at Bonasystems

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Martin Gammon, a former CEO of facilities management business OCS has been appointed as non-executive director at Bonasystems. Gammon, who assumed the role on 1 January 2017 will play a ‘pivotal role’ in offering strategic advice to the provider of specialist ...

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Companies need to “wake up” to the consequences of slips, trips and falls

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Christian Harris, commercial director at Bonasystems, the UK market leader in slip risk management and specialist floorcare products At the beginning of November, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) issued its annual statistics on accidents and illnesses in the workplace ...

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The charge of the +Battery-Brigade

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Powerful forces are driving the development and demand for cordless cleaning equipment. But mains-powered equipment isn’t nearing the end of the line just yet, says Stephen Pinhorne, UK sales manager of Truvox International One day, and it could be sooner ...

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World Toilet Day: The silent sanitation crisis

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Every year thousands come together, raising awareness regarding the sanitation crisis worldwide. Many are unaware of this issue and the statistics which are devastating. Shockingly, only 2.4 billion people have access to a clean and safe toilet worldwide. This compares ...

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