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A man operating a street cleaning machine narrowly escaped injury when a pavement collapsed beneath him in Great Yarmouth, England.
Kelvin London was completing his early morning shift when a section of concrete on the footpath gave way and both he and his sweeping machine were plunged into a gaping hole.
A crane had to be called to lift the
A new antibacterial hand towel that is claimed to kill 99.99 per cent of all residual bacteria on the hands has been launched on the US market.
The Cascades Antibacterial Paper Towel is said to minimise hand contamination by killing most harmful bacterial on the hands almost instantly.
"While this is a groundbreaking innovation, the
A new toolkit highlighting the changes to the labelling of chemical substances has been launched by EU-OSHA. The toolkit helps employers and workers handle dangerous substances.
New hazard pictograms for chemical products are being gradually implemented in member states as part of a globally harmonised system but recent research by the European
An American woman who was accused of breaking into a house, cleaning it and leaving a bill for $75 has pleaded guilty to attempted burglary.
Susan Warren of Ohio, who owns a cleaning business,told authorities that she was driving by the house one day in May and decided she "wanted something to do". She broke in, washed some coffee cups, took out
In the fourth part of our special series looking back at the history of hygiene, ECJ focuses on hand hygiene. When did we as human beings realise the value of washing our hands, and how did we become aware that clean hands play such a vital role in stopping and preventing the spread of infection?
The awareness of hand hygiene goes much further
Northern European regions are top when it comes to innovation in Europe, but there is considerable diversity in regional performance across the countries, and within the member states.
That's according to the European Commission's Regional Innovation Scoreboard 2012.
Unsurprisingly, the most innovative regions come from the most innovative