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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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L’Occitane calls on ICE Cleaning for virus sanitisation

Global beauty brand, L’Occitane, has partnered with ICE Cleaning to mitigate the spread of viruses and bacteria, including coronavirus, throughout its warehouse to ensure the safety and wellbeing of its employees at all times. With over 60 stores across the ...

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New data revealed to help improve safety and hygiene levels in high traffic bacteria hotspots

Nviro reveals drastic lessons need to be learned in cleaning processes across work settings and the education sector. Using state-of-the-art ATP testing, Nviro took over 1,200 swabs across schools in the UK, enabling them to identify areas which are commonly forgotten ...

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Probiotic surface cleanser could significantly reduce HAIs

A study into a major cause of hospital acquired infections (HAI) has begun. The work is exploring how contagion bacteria survive even deep cleans with chemical products and is evaluating a novel approach to reduce HAI through the use of ...

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phs Compliance launches coronavirus surface swab test

phs Compliance has launched a new coronavirus surface swab test as part of a range of measures to support businesses reopen safely as lockdown measures ease. The new surface testing service alerts businesses if their premises are contaminated by Covid-19 and helps ...

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How much bacteria is there in your office?

An unclean office doesn’t just make for an unpleasant working environment but can have serious ramifications on the health of all those spending time there. As the country prepares for a staggered return to work following the COVID-19 pandemic, issues ...

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Inivos launches new Workplace Infection Prevention Assessment

Infection prevention and control experts, Inivos, has launched its new Workplace Infection Prevention Assessment to identify and address contamination risks – including COVID-19. The assessment is designed to help business leaders in any sector ensure that their workplace is COVID-secure ...

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Delaying legionella prevention work adds to public health risk

Legionella risk experts, Swiftclean, are warning property managers not to let up on ACoP L8 legionella compliance in the face of the Coronavirus public health emergency, but to ensure proper social distancing is practised when having the service delivered. Well-intentioned ...

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NHS staff use new infection control bags to prevent the spread of Covid-19 from hospitals

  Thousands of frontline NHS workers across the UK have been given innovative water-soluble infection control laundry bags to prevent the spread of Covid-19 from the workplace. Some 46,400 bags have been donated to health and social care providers across ...

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Domestic washing of healthcare uniforms may pose a coronavirus risk say experts

Experts are warning that healthcare workers who wash their uniforms at home may be compromising the safety of not only their family but also their colleagues and patients. Public Health England (PHE) recommends uniforms are washed in commercial laundries, but ...

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