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Channeling the smell of success in the workplace

Prettpal Somel, UK Marketing Executive at Ambius explores why scent is such a powerful tool in the workplace, why businesses tend to overlook scent because we rely so much on what we see and hear, and the importance of scent in ...

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Health for all – It’s in your hands

As a member of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Private Organisations for Patient Safety group, skin health and surface hygiene specialist,GOJO Industries-Europe, is a strong supporter of the WHO’s annual ‘Save Lives: Clean Your Hands’ campaign and is encouraging everybody ...

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GOJO unveils new winter wellness website and toolkit

In its effort to boost wellness and lessen the impact of seasonal viruses this winter, GOJO has launched a new website, www.winter-wellness.eu. The microsite, available to view in eight different languages including English, French, German, Danish, Spanish, Swedish, Polish and ...

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Treating health like we treat safety

The business case for occupational hygiene interventions is strong and convincing. So why are hundreds of thousands of people in the UK still made ill by their work each year? Mary Cameron, occupational hygiene team leader, SOCOTEC, discusses the potential ...

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BCC backs new research project to reduce injury risk caused by long reach equipment

A revolutionary research initiative which could greatly improve the safety and wellbeing of cleaning operatives who use long reach washing equipment has been given a boost by a British Cleaning Council grant. The BCC has awarded BCC member the Federation ...

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Cleanology tops the tables for worker welfare

London-based Cleanology has beaten the industry’s top names to the final of the European Cleaning and Hygiene awards. The company has been shortlisted in the Workforce category, which recognises excellence in employee relationships, training and diversity. CEO Dominic Ponniah welcomed ...

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Is Norovirus now the ‘summer vomiting bug’?

The outbreak of Norovirus at the World Athletics Championships in London is the latest in a spate of reports of the ‘winter vomiting bug’ making an unseasonal appearance. Traditionally associated with the colder winter months, the highly infectious illness has ...

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Creating the perfect washroom experience

By Dr Peter Barratt, Technical Manager, Initial Washroom Hygiene Providing clean and pleasant washroom facilities for staff or customers is essential for businesses. A positive washroom experience plays a crucial role in maintaining employee wellbeing, and even shaping your business’ ...

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Promoting healthy workplaces

Something as simple as increasing the frequency and effectiveness of hand washing can have a big impact on the wellbeing of a workforce and even help to reduce absenteeism, says Mike Sullivan, managing director of GOJO Industries-Europe Sometimes the smallest ...

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Fighting bacteria & germs in the workplace with wellbeing initiatives

Thirty-one million work days were lost to minor illnesses like coughs and colds last year, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). That’s the equivalent of 84,934 years. It’s an increase on the previous year. Between 2014 and 2015, the ...

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