Please wash, and dry, your hands

9th of July 2020 Article by John Griep
Please wash, and dry, your hands

VSR’s John Griep writes for ECJ on how crucial hand hygiene is.

Although everyone has an opinion about the measures to be taken to combat Coronavirus, luckily there is one body in the Netherlands offering clear guidelines: the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM). Staff at this independent government body are working overtime to keep citizens, mayo..

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Clean smarter, not harder

30th of June 2020 Article by Lotte Printz
Clean smarter, not harder

An event on digitalisation in the cleaning sector took place just before Denmark went into lockdown. This report from ECJ’s Danish reporter Lotte Printz.

All 100 attendees were welcomed personally with a handshake when RENT Digitalt (Clean Digitally or Pure Digital, in translation), a one-day conference on digitalisation in the cleaning industry, opened in March. In itself a clear indicator the event took place in pre-..

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Pest detectors can reduce pressure on cleaning teams

16th of June 2020 Article by Robert Fryers
Pest detectors can reduce pressure on cleaning teams

Robert Fryers, ceo and co-founder at Spotta, explains how smart technology can help with pest control within large buildings - taking the pressure off cleaning teams.

Facilities managers around the world are addressing their procedures, processes and key performance indicators to prepare for reopening following COVID-19 lockdown. An array of new policies will limit FM and cleaning teams' capabilities in the short-to-medium-term a..

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The post-lockdown washroom

3rd of June 2020 Article by Paul Wonnacott
The post-lockdown washroom

Paul Wonnacott, managing director of Vectair Systems, explains why washrooms sitting idle could cause a headache for commercial facilities.

The coronavirus pandemic has meant widespread closures for many types of establishments, such as restaurants, pubs and gyms - and for these venues, it doesn't look likely that the lockdown will be lifted any time soon.

I know this will have an impact on washroom hygiene. Month-long cl..

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Which disinfectant?

19th of May 2020 Article by Steve Teasdale
Which disinfectant?

Steve Teasdale, co-founder and vice president of scientific affairs at Innuscience, takes a look at the different types of disinfectant by type of microorganism they are effective against.

It's still worth remembering though that throughout this Coronavirus pandemic there is a simple message to follow. Wash your hands regularly with soap and water, including up to your wrists and for a minimum of 20 seconds; wash down..

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