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Mitie launches UK’s first cleaning service “proven” to kill Covid-19

Mitie has launched the UK’s first cleaning service with a chemical-free cleaning product which it says is “proven” to kill Covid-19 on surfaces for six months. Citrox Protect is a non-toxic cleaning product made from two natural materials – silicon dioxide and ...

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Grundon launches Covid-19 cleaning service

Grundon Waste Management has launched a new cleaning service aimed at helping businesses ensure their premises are safe from the Covid-19 virus. Targeting everything from reception areas to offices, door handles to lift buttons, washrooms to kitchens; the specialist deep ...

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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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(Not) Business as usual

As the lockdown loosens, many businesses are preparing to reopen their workplaces. But with the threat of COVID-19 still casting its shadow over our health, Chris Wakefield, Vice President, European Marketing & Product Development at GOJO Industries-Europe, says we must ...

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Global Biorisk Advisory Council introduces GBAC STAR facility accreditation program

The Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a division of ISSA, has introduced its GBAC STAR facility accreditation program on cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention. It is the industry’s only outbreak prevention, response, and recovery accreditation. GBAC STAR establishes requirements ...

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ABM UK launches EnhancedClean

ABM UK has created a comprehensive programme of services designed to help businesses re-open, in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. The three-step programme is underpinned by ABM UK’s EnhancedClean service which will help organisations provide healthier spaces, while also utilising expertise from ABM UK’s full suite of services. It ...

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North Yorkshire chemical workers make over 250,000 bottles of hand sanitiser

Cod Beck Blenders, the Thirsk-based toll and contract manufacturer which began producing hand sanitiser in mid-March in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, has now manufactured over 100,000 litres on behalf of customers in a matter of weeks. The company, that ...

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Mrs Buckét sweeps the floor with game-changing back to work services 

Specialist national cleaning operation, Mrs Buckét, has launched two new service offerings, a monthly prevention service and the Spot Check Hygiene audit, in the bid to help get businesses back to work safely as the COVID-19 lockdown begins to change. Mrs Buckét has invested £35,000 in a new chemical which provides up to 30 days of protection on surfaces, ...

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The effect of Covid-19 on the window cleaning sector

For many companies the announcement of the lockdown changed their business beyond recognition overnight. Gareth Thomas, Managing Director of Specialist Window Cleaning Ltd (SWC), part of Incentive FM Group, reflects on what has happened in the window cleaning sector. Things ...

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Inivos launches new Workplace Infection Prevention Assessment

Infection prevention and control experts, Inivos, has launched its new Workplace Infection Prevention Assessment to identify and address contamination risks – including COVID-19. The assessment is designed to help business leaders in any sector ensure that their workplace is COVID-secure ...

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