How to mitigate cleaning best practices and restore shopper confidence

11th of January 2021 Article by Jean-Henri Beukes
How to mitigate cleaning best practices and restore shopper confidence

As we venture back to stores and shopping centres, retailers are taking extra precautions to welcome shoppers safely. As a result, the shopping experience is going to be different from now on, including limited occupancy in the shops, closed fitting rooms and floor markings to direct foot traffic. Jean-Henri Beukes, managing director of Ecocleen, tells us more.

Whilst these measures are a great start in restoring shopper confiden..

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How the right cleaning wipe can benefit your business

16th of December 2020 Article by Stephen Harrison
How the right cleaning wipe can benefit your business

Stephen Harrison of Harrison Wipes writes for ECJ, explaining how the right choice of cleaning wipe can really benefit your business is this new 'normal' environment.

The Covid-19 pandemic is changing us in so many ways - one of the most noticeable being our definition of cleanliness. Our perceptions have changed from aesthetically cleaning to clinically cleaning. We're no longer just worried about the dirt we can see; we're guar..

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Musculoskeletal disorders - what are the risks for cleaning staff?

2nd of December 2020 Article by Gianni Gousse
Musculoskeletal disorders - what are the risks for cleaning staff?

Gianne Gousse of Rue de l'Hygiène in France explains how MSDs in cleaning staff can be prevented by paying more attention to the tools and products they use.

Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) are "hyper-stressful pathologies". They are amplified when there is an imbalance between an individual's functional abilities. As well as the repetitive stresses that a work posture generates.

The cleaners are our employee..

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New ways of learning

18th of November 2020 Article by Lynn Webster
New ways of learning

From the UK, ECJ’s Lynn Webster on how new ways of training have emerged during the pandemic.

During this strange year we have all experienced some major changes in both our personal as well as business life. We experienced Zoom fatigue; having to make more emotional effort to appear engaged and show interest; the mental exhaustion associated with sustained eye contact durin..

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Bacteria that breed in hotel rooms

10th of November 2020 Article by Christian Bouzols
Bacteria that breed in hotel rooms

In order to reassure guests, hotels have put additional hygiene measures in place, reports Christian Bouzols in France for ECJ.

In order to encourage clients to resume their use of hotels at a time when travelling has dropped so badly, many hotel groups have established health protocols to stem the spread of the Covid-19 virus. However, a study has shown that your average hotel roo..

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