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Coming up next month is the Pulire Eurasia cleaning exhibition, which takes place in Istanbul from September 27-29.
This is the second time the show has been held by Afidamp, which also organises the Pulire event in Italy every two years. it is partnered by Sentez and this year, for the first time, Teshiad is sponsoring the show.
'Smart badges' that monitor healthcare employees' hand washing habits are now widely in use in the southern US.
The badges use radio-frequency identification technology to remind employees to wash or sanitise their hands when they enter or exit a patient's room. The devices also record the number of opportunities the employee has to wash their
Voting has now opened online for the ISSA Innovation Award, which will be presented during the ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America exhibition in Chicago this October.
Distributors and end users are invited to vote for the products and services they believe are the most innovative, online and in person during the show. There are five categories -
Andrew Large, executive vice-president for the World Federation of Building Service Contractors (WFBSC) and also director general for the Cleaning and Support Services Association (CSSA) in the UK, writes his latest blog for ECJ. He argues that investment in training during these difficult times is crucial.
Denmark-based facility services provider ISS has won a contract with pharmaceutical company Novartis for its sites in Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Slovenia.
Based in Basel, Switzerland, Novartis has awarded ISS the delivery of integrated facility services at 22 sites across the four countries with effect from January 1 2013.
Tiny pieces of diamond could be used to help improve the effectiveness of washing detergents at lower temperatures, according to new research.
A team from the UK's Warwick University has shown that detonation nanodiamonds - particles of diamond around 5 nm in diameter created by an explosion process - enhance the abilities of surfactants (the