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British Cleaning Council asks to meet minister to discuss key industry issues

Following discussions with the Government about the official, national guidance it issued this month to businesses about how to ensure workplaces are safe from Coronavirus, the British Cleaning Council (BCC) has written to the Minister for Small Business, Consumers and ...

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UK Government joins global experts in confirming safe use of hand dryers

The UK government has joined global health experts, including the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in approving the use of hand dryers throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. This follows a campaign from the ...

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Keeping your office environment clean during the Coronavirus

With new measures announced by the Government and Boris Johnson working on his ‘return to work procedure’ for the rest of the country, EverKleen Ltd, a Bristol based cleaning company shares its top tips for keeping your office environment safe ...

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Washing away the coronavirus myths around hand hygiene

Since the coronavirus crisis began in the UK a few months ago, the nation has significantly changed its ways to avoid the illness. With hand hygiene remaining the first line of defence against COVID-19, Trudi Osborne, Marketing Manager at Airdri, ...

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New Master for the WCEC focuses on fight against Covid-19

The Chairman of a business which has been repivoted to make hospital gowns for the NHS during the Coronavirus pandemic has been appointed as the new Master of the Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners (WCEC). John Shonfeld founded laundry and ...

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Genesis Biosciences’ sanitiser proven 100% effective against Covid-19

With regular and thorough cleaning of shared spaces essential during the current pandemic, the number of cleaning supplies being sold has surged. However, not all sanitising products are effective at killing the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) which causes COVID-19. Cardiff-based Genesis ...

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BCC calls for all cleaners to be included in priority list for Coronavirus testing

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) is calling for all cleaners to be to be included in the expanded first wave of testing for Coronavirus for ‘essential workers’ announced last week. Last Thursday, the Government launched an online testing scheme which ...

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Lives of cleaners ‘put at risk’ due to lack of Coronavirus testing, says BCC

The lives of cleaners working on the frontline in the fight against Coronavirus are potentially being put at risk because they are not automatically entitled to testing, according to the industry body for the sector. The British Cleaning Council (BCC) ...

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Delaying legionella prevention work adds to public health risk

Legionella risk experts, Swiftclean, are warning property managers not to let up on ACoP L8 legionella compliance in the face of the Coronavirus public health emergency, but to ensure proper social distancing is practised when having the service delivered. Well-intentioned ...

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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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