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Bathroom facts that will leave you reaching for the bleach


From splashes of greasy water on the floor to ominous mould patches in the shower and suspect smears on door handles to grimy toilet bowls, bathrooms can be a nasty place to visit – and we’re not just talking about ...

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Keeping workers’ skin protected, and healthy


A structured skin care programme for the workplace should not only provide handwashing opportunities. Creams are as important if facility managers are to keep the skin of workers protected, and heathy. Paul Jakeway, marketing director at Deb, explains Whether it’s eating, ...

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World Toilet Day: The silent sanitation crisis


Every year thousands come together, raising awareness regarding the sanitation crisis worldwide. Many are unaware of this issue and the statistics which are devastating. Shockingly, only 2.4 billion people have access to a clean and safe toilet worldwide. This compares ...

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Growth set to continue for global cleaning chemicals market

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By 2020 the global industrial and institutional cleaning chemical market is expected to reach $51.4 billion (£41.3bn), according to market research company, Research and Markets. Currently valued at $41 billion (£32.9bn), the report states the market will show an annual ...

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New study flushes out washroom habits in the workplace


Initial Washroom Hygiene, has found that a third of UK workers admit to being on their smartphone while using the toilet, and almost one in 12 even consume food and drink there, leading to major concerns about the spread of ...

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Help prevent infection outbreaks this Global Handwashing Day


Global Handwashing Day which is celebrated on 15 October each year, is shining a spotlight on the state of handwashing around the world in the hope of implementing effective hand washing procedures to provide a worldwide solution. According to Public Health ...

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Kaivac launches ‘Stop The Mop’ campaign


Kaivac, manufacturers of the No-Touch and Omniflex professional cleaning systems, has announced the launch of the Stop the Mop campaign, an educational campaign to inform the public about the inferior cleaning of mops and the existence of healthier, more effective ...

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Health and Safety


Health inspectors have always been a figure of fun in sitcoms but the problems with hygiene in cafes, restaurants and the like are becoming more and more common. CHT investigates Hygiene standards in cafes, restaurants, bars and even office canteens ...

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How to make hygiene routine


Managing the risk of infectious outbreaks is not just about deep cleaning and disinfectant, says James White, managing director of Denis Rawlins Ltd. To be truly cost-effective, routine cleaning needs to be hygienic Facilities managers are paying greater attention to ...

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It’s not easy being green

It’s not easy being green

While cleanliness is important in all areas, it crucial in the washroom environment. The standard of cleaning and hygiene in washrooms serves the dual purpose of ensuring surface cleanliness and infection prevention and control. In this article CHT takes a ...

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