Office workers give germs the elbow, says survey

Office workers give germs the elbow, says survey

Two in five office workers have used another part of their body to exit the toilets at work to avoid getting germs from colleagues on their hands, according to a survey

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Kyoto uses toilet etiquette signs in bid to flush out bad behaviour

Kyoto uses toilet etiquette signs in bid to flush out bad behaviour

Japan has gone to great lengths to welcome foreign visitors but for the locals of Kyoto - one of the most popular destinations - there has been a rather unwelcome side effect -

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ISSA names new executive director

ISSA names new executive director

Global cleaning industry association ISSA - which has its headquarters in the US - has appointed a new executive director to replace John Garfinkel, who has led the organisation

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Hygiene inspectors name UK's filthiest food stores

Hygiene inspectors name UK's filthiest food stores

The UK's filthiest supermarkets and shops have been revealed by hygiene inspectors. They have listed the 14 food stores which were given a 'zero' hygiene rating during routine

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Hand washing really does reduce infections, trial scheme finds

Hand washing really does reduce infections, trial scheme finds

A three-year study into the effects of hand washing on reducing illnesses has proved that the practice really does work.

The study, which involved 20,000 adults, is the first

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Russian cosmonauts clean space station windows

Russian cosmonauts clean space station windows

Many of us do it balanced on chairs and ladders, but window cleaning is far more extreme in space, as a pair of Russian cosmonauts found when they cleaned the windows of the

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