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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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Schooling cleaners

Cleaning in schools and colleges is very different from cleaning a normal office, there are a whole host of specific rules, regulations and advice to take into account. CHT casts its eye over some of the most important According to ...

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Boosting business through training and development

Jan-Hein Hemke, managing director of soft services and contract cleaning specialists, Facilicom UK, looks at how businesses can reap the benefits of developing the people who work with them Training and development is great for the individual concerned, helping them ...

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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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Turbocharge your staff

Companies with employees who are highly engaged have fewer sick days and accidents, and higher performance and profits. Joanne Pollard, training, development and quality manager of Nviro, shares 10 simple steps to achieve all this and better customer service too ...

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