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Cardiff company consults with US Green Seal to implement cleaning industry-wide standards

A global biosciences company with its European headquarters in Cardiff, has been in instrumental in the introduction of new Green Seal Standards that will ensure products in America’s cleaning industry, in particular ‘spray-applied’ microbial-based cleaning products, are safer for the ...

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GBAC provides advice on cleaning and disinfecting for monkeypox

The Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, has published an informational video that shares important information about the virus and response tactics with the cleaning industry to help eradicate this disease. The cleaning industry will need to respond as the United ...

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Swiftclean awarded top SafeContractor safety accreditation

Duct cleaning and legionella risk experts Swiftclean, has been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace. The company has won multiple awards for its work in assisting clients to achieve compliance and ...

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Time to refresh disinfection strategy

By Adrian Gee-Turner, Director, L’Eau Ltd The pandemic forced cleaning businesses to expand their range of services to fulfil a vital role in the fight against COVID-19. Many cleaning companies already offered disinfection, and when the pandemic hit, the industry ...

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Jangro enhances Health and Safety training module

Jangro, the largest network of independent janitorial and cleaning distributors in the UK and Ireland, has made further enhancements to its award-winning and CPD-accredited e-learning platform, the Jangro Learning Management Solution (LMS). Its newly refreshed health and safety training course is ...

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Giving cleaning professionals the support they need to be safe

Cleaning chemicals are intended to create environments that promote health and safety, however, if employees don’t have the right support, issues such as improperly mixed chemicals can lead to unfortunate consequences, as Scott Campbell, Global Product Manager Hydro Systems, explains. ...

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The challenges of custody cell cleaning 

In the UK, Custody Sergeants are responsible for the welfare of the arrested individuals and detainees during their time in custody, which includes providing a hygienic holding cell. Commercial cleaning specialist, Incentive QAS, is responsible for the cleanliness and sanitation of ...

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Treating office cleaning as a matter of health and safety

By James Carver, Managing Director, OSC The steady return of workers to offices across the country has been positive news for all. However, this return to normality has coincided with an increase in Covid cases and the fast approach of ...

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Safety first for spills

The HSE reports 38.8 million workdays lost due to work related illness and workplace injury. With increased focus on safety and environmental performance even small changes can yield big health and safety benefits. Though manufacturing plants and industrial facilities are ...

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West Ham United sets the standard for virus sanitisation with ICE Cleaning

West Ham United’s success on the pitch, with the club enjoying one of its best ever seasons, is being bolstered by its premier approach to combatting and preventing the spread of Coronavirus, after joining forces with ICE Cleaning. The Premier ...

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