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OCS in Birmingham Museums win

OCS has been appointed by Birmingham Museums Trust to provide cleaning and support services over a three-year term. Birmingham Museums Trust has nine museum venues across Birmingham, including the innovative Thinktank, Birmingham Science Museum and Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, ...

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Greyland leads the way in sustainable plastics use 

Industrial and commercial cleaning chemicals manufacturer Greyland has increased the amount of recycled polymer in its bottles, bringing the overall percentage of recycled material used, to an unprecedented 31per cent in the UK, up from ‘just’ 25 per cent in ...

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BPCA issues guide to tackling rats

A national trade body has warned to be on guard as milder winters drive a rise in rats. Cold winters create a ‘natural cull’ of the pest’s population, but warmer weather in recent years has seen numbers increase. Now the ...

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ISSA-GBAC issues cleaning guidance on Coronavirus

The Global BioRisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a division of ISSA, the worldwide association for the cleaning industry has published its latest tip sheet for cleaning and restoration professionals addressing the recent outbreak of 2019nCov (Wuhan coronavirus). In the release, which can ...

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B&M Waste advise healthcare professionals about clinical waste

There is often confusion in the medical profession about clinical waste; what is classed as hazardous offensive waste and what is infectious waste? Those in the medical profession are worried about infection control and lack of training can often lead ...

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Climate change represents a potential time bomb for Legionnaires’ disease

Britain is facing a huge increase in Legionnaires’ disease that is being fuelled by climate change, water hygiene experts warn. The problem is a growing headache for landlords and health and safety professionals who have a legal duty to ensure ...

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New toilet review app keeping the NEC Cleen

The NEC’s commitment to customer experience has gone a step further with the introduction of a toilet and washroom review app. The exhibition venue is now using the UK’s first fully integrated management tool and review app, Cleen. The Cleen app which is free to download, enables customers and visitors ...

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Manchester Cleaning Show unveils 2020 programme

Organisers at the Manchester Cleaning Show 2020 have unveiled the conference programme for this year’s event, as numbers registering to attend continue to exceed expectations. The free conference programme is one of the main attractions at the show, which takes ...

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Stopping the flu from spreading through your office

Influenza (commonly known as the “flu”) season is here. Colds and flu bring with them a chorus of sniffs and sneezes as people across the UK battle through illness. While flu outbreaks come as no surprise as temperatures drop, it ...

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New director at Facilicom UK

Facilicom UK has appointed Lucy Lott to the role of Director of Sales and Marketing. Lott joined the contract and cleaning services provider in January, bringing with her over 20 years in the cleaning and FM industry, having previously held ...

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