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Training is the key to keeping a Covid-free space

Commercial cleaning specialists Incentive QAS is urging the sector to prioritise training amidst the pandemic. Last month saw Channel 4 send a team of scientists around the UK to test more than 170 surfaces throughout six towns and cities as ...

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GBAC joins with International WELL Building Institute for improved cleaning and sanitisation

The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) and the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, have announced a joint strategic initiative to accelerate the uptake of best practices that strengthen the role of ...

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Introducing COVGUARD SHYCOCAN, a breakthrough innovation against coronavirus in enclosed spaces

COVGUARD SHYCOCAN is a breakthrough innovation now available to defend against coronavirus within enclosed spaces. The device, launched by BV Consulting, is designed to disarm, disable and protect against COVID-19, providing real-time protection in buildings. It works by releasing safe, ...

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Interclean Amsterdam: Building a new standard

Interclean Amsterdam has released details of its sessions relating to Covid-19 and sustainability which will be taking place at the trade shows virtual event which is currently running from now until 6 November 2020. We are all part of a ...

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CIRI to host three-part Covid-19 webinar series

In its ongoing effort to provide facility cleaners and disaster restoration professionals with the latest research related to COVID-19 and protection of the built environment, the Cleaning Industry Research Institute (CIRI) will host “COVID-19: The Second Wave,” a three-part webinar series ...

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Global Handwashing Day: Study reveals only one in five wash their hands to protect others

Around three quarters of us are washing our hands more frequently than we previously did as a result of Covid-19, according to an Essity study. But nearly 80 per cent of us are doing so only to protect ourselves – ...

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Hygiene top of the ‘getting back to business’ agenda

A recent survey about how Covid-19 has affected perceptions of cleanliness and hygiene in the workplace shows that confidence is low in these early stages of businesses getting back to work. The survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of ...

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Ecocleen announces company growth as demand for cleaning services rises

Commercial contract cleaning provider, Ecocleen, has announced that it is on track to achieve record 29.6% growth this year, despite the unprecedented impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. Whilst navigating the challenging environment, the company is aiming to achieve a total ...

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Cleaning industry assesses the effects of Coronavirus

The cleaning and hygiene industry has been assessing the huge impact of Coronavirus and the lockdown on different sectors, businesses, and operatives. A British Cleaning Council (BCC) audit of members last month shows that organisations and individuals are having to ...

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Removing the capex barrier in cleaning innovation

By Nils J.van der Zijl, VP Sales & Marketing, Softbank Robotics EMEA The urgent need for innovation in FM With the FM and cleaning industry facing enormous pressure to improve cleaning performance in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ...

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