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Keeping winter bugs at bay through cleaning and hygiene

As Covid cases and other seasonal illnesses sweep the nation, Paul Owen, Regional Director at Kingdom Cleaning shares his top tips for winter cleaning Winter is coming and it’s looking pretty worrying when it comes to public health. Covid cases ...

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Sodexo partners with IPS and Essity to provide education to prevent spread of infection

Sodexo has partnered up with the Infection Prevention Society (IPS) and Tork, Essity’s global leading professional hygiene brand, to launch an Environment, Cleaning and Decontamination (ECD) programme to support infection prevention practitioners tackle infections in healthcare settings. Infection control has ...

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CHSA webinar: Break the chain of infection

The Coronavirus pandemic has changed the view of cleaning and hygiene forever. Understanding how to break the chain of infection has never been more important. The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association’s (CHSA) webinar – ‘8 Moments of Targeted Hygiene’ – ...

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Ground attack alone will not defeat drug-resistant bacteria

By Christian Hendriksen, Co-founder & CEO, Rensair In the battle against COVID, the biggest threat is transmission from inhaling airborne droplets, not from touching contaminated surfaces. Despite a campaign by the world’s leading aerosol scientists, atmospheric physicists and indoor-air researchers, ...

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How well does your hand sanitiser measure up?

As hand hygiene continues to be a critical infection control measure, Chris Wakefield, Managing Director UK & Ireland, GOJO Industries-Europe Ltd advises how businesses can ensure their choice of sanitiser is safe, effective, and will help to build compliance. Pre-pandemic, ...

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How an investment in cleaning can return confidence in a post-lockdown world

By James White, Managing Director at Denis Rawlins Ltd Who would have thought this time last year that we would be navigating our way out of a third national lockdown? COVID-19 has turned our lives upside down and the freedoms ...

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Infection risk in care homes drops thanks to robots

In a UK Government funded trial, robots were used to clean the floors in 25 care homes and the results showed that pathogen levels dropped by 41 per cent in just three days. The trial, funded by Innovate UK as ...

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Hygiene now over four times as important as customer service, according to hospitality customers

With Covid-19 having sent infection fears skyrocketing over the past year, new research reveals that more than half of customers prioritise hygiene and cleanliness above all else when it comes to the hospitality businesses they will visit post Covid-19. According to the ...

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Pal donates infection control supplies to Sierra Leone Hospital

Boxes of aprons, Medipal wipes and skin cleansing wash cloths are on their way to the Holy Spirit Hospital, Sierra Leone, following a donation by Lutterworth firm, Pal International. The donation is part of a 20-ft container making its way to the ...

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Infection fears leave businesses facing wave of customer boycotts

As businesses prepare to reopen their doors following the latest national lockdown measures, new research reveals that many companies across the country are facing millions more in lost revenues due to customer fears around infection risk. According to the nationally-representative ...

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