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Relieving the tension for window cleaners

On average a single workplace injury case can cost a business around £8,700 in lost time and medical fees, therefore it is hardly surprising that many companies are looking for ways to improve the general health of their workforce to ...

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BCC backs new research project to reduce injury risk caused by long reach equipment

A revolutionary research initiative which could greatly improve the safety and wellbeing of cleaning operatives who use long reach washing equipment has been given a boost by a British Cleaning Council grant. The BCC has awarded BCC member the Federation ...

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On the farm: the importance of hygiene around animals  

Petting farms are loved by both young and old alike and with spring on the horizon, animal attractions are preparing for an influx of visitors who are keen to get hands-on and learn more about their inhabitants.  However, it’s important to ...

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Interclean Amsterdam unveils 2018 Healthcare Forum: Added Value Meets Patient Safety

Looking to bring healthcare and cleaning professionals together, RAI Amsterdam has released the full schedule for its inaugural International Healthcare Forum – set to run alongside  Interclean Amsterdam, the trade show for cleaning and hygiene professionals on Wednesday 16 May. ...

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Arco helps businesses improve workplace safety with dedicated cleaning and hygiene support

Safety company, Arco, has unveiled its brand new Cleaning and Hygiene Catalogue, in an attempt to help businesses of all sizes reduce health risks in the workplace through improved hygiene practises. Between 2016/17 in UK workplaces, 1.3 million workers suffered ...

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Top tips to comply with government standards on dust regulation

In Great Britain alone, there are an estimated 12,000 lung disease deaths each year linked to past exposures to dust at work. In this article, Dust suppression experts Renby Ltd outline the dangers of dust, your responsibilities as an employer ...

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Staying hot on hygiene

Infection control, and maintaining a high standard of hygiene, are of paramount importance for any professional premises. The increase of workplace showering facilities in recent years has added a new consideration for cleaning and hygiene specialists in these environments, and ...

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Maintaining a morale-building office kitchen

Kitchen and food preparation areas have now become an essential feature of the modern workplace. They are a key element of the contemporary collaborative business, allowing employees to prepare a meal, brainstorm or simply gather together to chat whilst on ...

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Unique Support Services gains top safety accreditation

Commercial cleaning business, Unique Support Services, servicing clients in Surrey, London and the South East has been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace. Alcumus SafeContractor is a leading third party accreditation ...

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Grease – why we’re not summer lovin’ it

One of the best things about a good summer in the UK is that it allows commercial kitchens to capitalise on a slightly larger clientele. By adding outdoor covers, more people can be served; but behind the scenes, that also ...

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