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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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Raising standards through data-driven cleaning

As society remains in limbo due to the ongoing pandemic, cleaning and hygiene continues to play a crucial role on the frontline. Karoline Rigby, Operations Manager at Kingdom Cleaning, explains why COVID cleaning must be backed up by data. The ...

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1 in 5 new cleaning operatives have received no guidance on how to clean effectively

The world is still reeling from the impact of the coronavirus, leaving many of us wondering how everyday habits will change once lockdown restrictions ease and we can get back to some sense of normality. Whether it’s wearing face masks ...

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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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One year anniversary of GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Global Biorisk Advisory Council, (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, launched its GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation to assist facilities in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from infectious disease risks. The first facilities to ...

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SoftBank Robotics EMEA signs strategic partnership in Spain

SoftBank Robotics EMEA has signed a strategic partnership with a cleaning product provider in Spain. Under the agreement, Jusmer will now offer Whiz, Europe’s first industrial cobotic vacuum sweeper, to its facility management and cleaning contractor clients. Jusmer sees huge ...

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Exclusive Services Group achieves GBAC STAR accreditation to Covid-19 disinfection

Accreditation to the GBAC STAR Facility Program on cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention has been made to UK cleaning contractor Exclusive Services Group. The performance-based accreditation is designed to help facilities establish a comprehensive system of cleaning, disinfection, and ...

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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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SoftBank Robotics EMEA signs partnership deal in Israel

SoftBank Robotics EMEA has signed a strategic partnership with I.E. Mittwoch & Sons, a provider of robotic solutions in Israel. Under the agreement, Mittwoch will now offer Whiz, Europe’s first industrial cobotic vacuum sweeper, to its facility management (FM) and cleaning ...

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