Italian cleaning sector offers expertise on coronavirus

17th of September 2020
Italian cleaning sector offers expertise on coronavirus

Anna Garbagna in Italy on how sector associations have been key in offering expertise during Covid-19.

For many months, the Covid-19 emergency has been occupying our lives, modifying them and changing how we plan for our future. It could not be any different for the professional cleaning sector, which has been in the front line from the start.

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Learning on the job

13th of July 2020
Learning on the job

News of an interesting training project in Germany from ECJ's Katja Scholz.

Combining theoretical learning with practical activity is probably the most effective way of assimilating something. Those in charge at the Schleswig-Holstein regional vocational college for contract cleaningare certainly convinced of that. “To this end, we work

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Cleaning on the front line

9th of July 2020
Cleaning on the front line

Anna Garbagna in Italy on how the cleaning sector has been in the front line in the COVID-19 crisis, and how associations are working to protect workers.

The difficult situation that Italy has been facing, along with the rest of the world, has led all companies to act in a concrete manner to face together a nasty reality that we never wanted to

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A matter of survival

7th of July 2020
A matter of survival

As a vital link in the fight against the pandemic, cleaning companies have had to re-focus their activities, writes Christian Bouzols in France. It’s also been a matter of survival.

Just like the great majority of companies, those in the cleaning sector have been hit hard by the COVID-19 outbreak and some of them have lost up to

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Please wash, and dry, your hands

1st of July 2020
Please wash, and dry, your hands

VSR’s John Griep 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

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Clean smarter, not harder

30th of June 2020
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

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