Bacteria that breed in hotel rooms

4th of November 2020
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

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Early retirement for cleaners in Denmark

3rd of November 2020
Early retirement for cleaners in Denmark

ECJ’s Lotte Printz on the Danish government’s plan for early retirement for worn-out workers.

Prior to the general election last year, the Danes got on first-name terms with Arne Juhl, a 59-year-old brewery worker who became the personification of one of the Social Democratic party’s election pledges: to allow people in

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Non-stop nursery cleaning

3rd of November 2020
Non-stop nursery cleaning

German correspondent Katja Scholz gives us an insight into cleaning protocols at nursery schools.

Playing together, learning together, eating together: a nursery school is place of great variety, a community enterprise with kitchen, dining room, playrooms and sanitary facilities.   If lunch is provided, a nursery school then also

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A new way of learning

2nd of November 2020
A new way 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

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Hygiene critical as schools reopen

30th of October 2020
Hygiene critical as schools reopen

As schools across Italy reopen, there is a heightened awareness of hygiene - explains Anna Garbagna.

The long-awaited day of school reopening finally arrived but this event, even though families, teachers and students were wishing for it, it is still a cause for concern.

As far as hygiene and safety are concerned, Afidamp, the association

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Cleaning in a time of coronavirus

28th of September 2020
Cleaning in a time of coronavirus

John Griep of VSR in the Netherlands on how the pandemic has impacted on the cleaning sector.

The coronavirus has caused hygiene to become more important than ever in some buildings, such as hospitals. While, in most other buildings, professional cleaning is often required less now that more people are working from home. This affects the cleaning

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