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Hygiene in healthcare has become a focus for public attention in Germany, says Thomas Schulte-Marxloh.
On Friday August 20 11 infusions were prepared in the pharmacy department of the Mainzer Universitätsklinik which were applied to babies and premature infants in the hospital. Two of the babies died on Saturday, a premature infant died two
Dutch correspondent Anton Duisterwinkel summarises a new study on floor cleaning by research organisation VSR.
There is much dispute and uncertainty on the best way to use microfibre mops. These flat mops are an effective, efficient and ergonomic means for cleaning lightly stained hard floors, after removing the dust by a Swiffer-like method. In
French correspondent Christian Bouzols reports on how householders are being encouraged to sort their own waste.
Eco-Emballages is a nation-wide organisation entrusted with coordinating the recycling of household refuse in France. It has now decided to involve itself in educating the public by creating a showcase home, la Maison de Tri (the
Oleg Popov, director general of Russian cleaning company Cristanval, offers ECJ an exclusive overview of the cleaning market.
Just 10 years ago cleaning services were considered as luxury ones. Then the demand for the service grew tremendously as many commercial buildings - specially shopping centres - were erected throughout Russia.
News on a programme to tackle undeclared working from Tom Crockford.
Undeclared and untaxed work is a problem throughout Europe, but perhaps especially so in Scandinavia where social benefits are generous and taxes are high. The temptation to take unemployment support whilst working ‘on the side’ is very real. Different countries are
For far too long, the cleaning industry has been at the bottom of the pile in terms of social acceptance, writes ECJ's UK correspondent. What can be done to change this?
We accept that, as forecast, FM companies have begun to dominate the major account areas for contract cleaners. It was once said of the larger contractors: “They used to be