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Tork manufacturer SCA has set a new Guinness World Record for the highest number of people sanitising their hands at the same time. The record was broken at a US football stadium where 2,151 supporters simultaneously sanitised their hands before a Philadelphia Union v LA Galaxy football match.
The aim of the world record-breaking attempt was to
Dry ice equipment producer Triventek has purchased Aquila, which specialises in trailer mounted hot and cold high pressure cleaners, for an undisclosed sum. Both businesses are based in Denmark.
Triventek, which is part of the Hotchkiss Group, is a market leader in dry ice solutions, particularly in the automotive sector. Over 90 per cent of its
Online voting in the 2010 ISSA Innovation Award is now complete and the results have been announced.
In the Chemicals category Gent-L-Kleen won for its One2Clean automatic dispenser; Cascades won in the Paper/Plastics section for Intelligent Paper; the Power Equipment category was won by the EBG-20 Surface Preparation machine by Square Scrub;
A study published last month in the US suggests that baby high chairs – such as those found in restaurants – harbour more bacteria than the average public toilet seat.
When testing high chairs in 30 different US restaurants, researchers found the average number of bacteria was 147 per square centimetre, compared to only eight for a
Children are deterred from using school toilets in UK secondary schools because they are dirty - and often occupied by smokers and bullies. That's according to a survey of 300 children by experts at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine - a quarter of them said they avoided the washrooms if at all possible.
The scientists described
London was the venue for the inaugural conference of the British Cleaning Council (BCC) which took place last month. The theme - Profiting from the Recovery.
Issues covered included youth unemployment, rebalancing the economy and sustainability - 165 delegates attended. The BCC said the content was designed to act as a catalyst for cleaning