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Probiotic surface cleanser could significantly reduce HAIs

A study into a major cause of hospital acquired infections (HAI) has begun. The work is exploring how contagion bacteria survive even deep cleans with chemical products and is evaluating a novel approach to reduce HAI through the use of ...

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Cromwell Polythene protecting people and places during the pandemic

Cromwell Polythene continues to strengthen its UK recycling and manufacturing operations, to help businesses protect themselves and the environment during the pandemic. The family-run company, which has been in operation for 38 years, has seen increased demand for its range ...

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Pal donates infection control supplies to Sierra Leone Hospital

Boxes of aprons, Medipal wipes and skin cleansing wash cloths are on their way to the Holy Spirit Hospital, Sierra Leone, following a donation by Lutterworth firm, Pal International. The donation is part of a 20-ft container making its way to the ...

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Infection fears leave businesses facing wave of customer boycotts

As businesses prepare to reopen their doors following the latest national lockdown measures, new research reveals that many companies across the country are facing millions more in lost revenues due to customer fears around infection risk. According to the nationally-representative ...

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Schools, NHS health centres and 5* hotels revealed as having some of the most highly-contaminated public spaces

A biotech cleaning company has revealed test results of contamination levels in key public settings that show everyday surfaces to be very high risk for infection spreading, despite regular, and professional cleaning regimes. Case studies include a primary school, an ...

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Westgrove heads for chemical free approach by 2022

Facilities management company, The Westgrove Group, is pushing to make its business virtually chemical free by 2022. Westgrove has already rolled out the use of the Lotus Pro to over 20 of its sites in the UK with impressive financial ...

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Ecolab unveils largest hygiene R&D centre in Europe for the healthcare sector

Ecolab, a global  leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, and Laboratoires Anios, an Ecolab company specialising in solutions for the healthcare sector, inaugurated the expansion of their Luce Letartre Research Center in Sainghin-en-Mélantois, in the north ...

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