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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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Keeping winter bugs at bay through cleaning and hygiene

As Covid cases and other seasonal illnesses sweep the nation, Paul Owen, Regional Director at Kingdom Cleaning shares his top tips for winter cleaning Winter is coming and it’s looking pretty worrying when it comes to public health. Covid cases ...

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The spread of healthcare-acquired infections including COVID-19 in hospitals: what we must learn

By Dave Rudge, REACT Specialist Cleaning With an increase in hospital cleanliness, it would be the assumption that there would be a decrease in the spread of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs), however, there has been little evidence to suggest such a ...

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How Covid-19 has highlighted the importance of virus sanitisation

England’s recent ‘Freedom Day’ saw the majority of restrictions removed throughout the country, including the gradual return of workforces to offices, as the vaccination programme continues to make steady progress. However, as case numbers continue to rise, many employees remain ...

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Sodexo partners with IPS and Essity to provide education to prevent spread of infection

Sodexo has partnered up with the Infection Prevention Society (IPS) and Tork, Essity’s global leading professional hygiene brand, to launch an Environment, Cleaning and Decontamination (ECD) programme to support infection prevention practitioners tackle infections in healthcare settings. Infection control has ...

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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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ISS drives a new cleaning strategy to support patient recovery and healthcare safety

ISS Healthcare has commissioned an innovative project that will take a scientific and behavioural approach to healthcare cleaning and drive the nation’s healthcare journey in our places that heal. ISS worked closely with NHS England and NHS Improvement in the development of ...

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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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Rensair named on Newsweek’s list of Best Infection Prevention Products 2021

Air purification specialist Rensair has been included in Newsweek’s list of Best Infection Prevention Products 2021. Newsweek, in partnership with the Leapfrog Group, an independent nonprofit that evaluates health care quality, compiles and publishes an ongoing series of ratings for ...

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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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