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Cleaning companies are adopting new technology to cope during coronavirus

Cleaning companies have faced huge challenges during the response to Covid-19. Whilst some areas of the sector have seen businesses totally shut down, many have been scrambling to keep up with demand, having to adopt new standards and new ways ...

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10 important steps to help get your office or commercial property back to business quickly & safely

By Hugo Tilmouth, CleanedUp Whether your business occupies an office or commercial property in the UK or own these kinds of properties, you’re bound to be feeling a mixture of emotions right now. On one hand, emerging from lockdown is ...

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Food Hygiene specialist adds online training programmes

The current pandemic has led Christeyns Food Hygiene to reassess its training programmes for customers in the food, beverage and dairy industries to assist them in meeting recent staffing challenges. With restaurants closing and a soaring rise in demand for ...

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iHASCO releases new version of Asbestos Awareness Training

iHASCO, a provider of Health & Safety and Compliance eLearning, has released an updated version of its popular Asbestos Awareness training course. Having already trained over 150,000 people across the UK and Europe in Asbestos Awareness, iHASCO has made appropriate ...

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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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Climate change represents a potential time bomb for Legionnaires’ disease

Britain is facing a huge increase in Legionnaires’ disease that is being fuelled by climate change, water hygiene experts warn. The problem is a growing headache for landlords and health and safety professionals who have a legal duty to ensure ...

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Why do we need safety signs when cleaning on site?

Safety signs are everywhere; in the workplace, construction sites and public spaces just to name a few. They act as an essential warning of any dangers that are up ahead and prevent potentially fatal injuries. To create a safe environment ...

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New advice on using long water-fed poles promises to protect safety and health of window cleaners

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has welcomed the publication of ground-breaking advice for window-cleaners on how to reduce the risk of injury when using telescopic water-fed poles. The leaflet, entitled Window Cleaning Poles: How To Do It And Look After Your ...

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Keep it clean: The dangers of not meeting health and safety regulations for industrial cleanliness 

Proper industrial hygiene is key to maintaining a healthy and productive workforce. This means effectively identifying, evaluating and controlling environmental stressors in the workplace. Businesses should approach industrial cleanliness proactively, producing dedicated health and safety and hygiene standards, anticipating hazards ...

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Window Cleaning company fined after worker injured in fall from height

Premier Window Cleaners has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker suffered bone fractures following a fall through a fragile roof light. Leeds Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 24 February 2016, three operatives were cleaning a 400-panel solar array ...

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