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The hygiene myth

It is generally assumed that being as clean as physically possible is a good thing. But then again you often hear stories of microorganisms developing resistance to antibiotics, of children who are never exposed to germs not developing a great ...

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Obsessive compulsive cleaning

Over recent years more and more people have become aware of the trials and pitfalls surrounding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Films like The Aviator and celebrities “coming out” about the illness have seen it properly enter the public consciousness. It ...

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Impact Products acquires RMC’s personal care business

Rochester Midland Corporation (RMC) has agreed to sell its feminine care, toilet seat cover and food service paper business to Impact Products, effective July 1, 2016. RMC, a 128 year old privately held business will focus on its core specialty ...

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Delivering a superior washroom experience

Customer satisfaction is always a priority for facilities managers (FMs). Ed Borrini, target market leader for Office Buildings at Kimberly-Clark Professional, advises on best practice Employees want to be reassured that they are more than just a number. They want ...

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Crown Paints – bringing together the benefits of heritage, colour and quality with the ultimate in hygiene protection

For more than 200 years Crown Paints has manufactured paints that blend together quality and innovation to offer a trusted means of transforming and protecting environments indoors and out. In areas where stringent hygiene performance needs to be managed – ...

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Beat the winter blues

Yes, it’s that time of year again. We all know what is coming. Along with the enjoyable excesses of the season we know that the inevitable cold and flu viruses are on their way too. Being that your staff spend ...

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Don’t slip up!

Recent consultation on health and safety sentencing is a ticking time bomb which could force businesses into action over their health and safety standards, says Craig McKay from Kärcher Professional Recent consultation around a possible shake-up of health  and safety sentencing ...

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Science and sums show why cleaners should ‘Chop the Mop’ in schools and universities

Budget-conscious managers could cut costs and safeguard students Cash-strapped school and college managers are missing an opportunity to cut their cleaning budgets and protect students’ health, according to a leading exponent of science-based cleaning. A false economy is being made ...

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Workplace Trends

How has the typical workplace changed in the past 25 years and what impact has this had on health and hygiene? Charlotte Boniface from Tork manufacturer SCA considers the effects that trends such as hot-desking, new technology and the diminishing ...

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The Wrong Washroom

All of us need to cut costs, but choosing the cheapest washroom system can lead to flushing away a fortune down the loo. Charlotte Boniface from Tork manufacturer SCA looks at smart washroom systems that will save the customer money ...

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