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Managing director of German cleaning chemical manufacturer Buzil-Werk, Reinhard Wagner, has retired after 17 years in the job.
He has passed on responsibility for the company to daughter Isabell Janoth and the appointed managing director Klaus Karl, who have both been part of the executive management team since 2010.
Buzil-Werk also has a new
The European Commission's review of the REACH chemical regulation earlier this week has called for a cut in charges to small businesses.
Adopted in 2006 the REACH regulation is the largest ever chemical control programme and requires chemical manufacturers to register 30,000 out of the 100,000 or so substances currently on the market and
Results from a clinical trial of antimicrobial copper touch surfaces in a neonatal intensive care unit at a Greek hospital have shown that, in addition to contamination being 90 per cent lower on the copper surfaces, they also exert a halo effect whereby non-copper surfaces up to 50 cm away
exhibited a reduction in contamination of more than
Roman ceramic discs discovered by archaeologists in 1960 are now believed to be early examples of toilet 'paper'.
The flat discs, which range in diameter from 2.5cm to 10cm, were originally thought to be ceramic gaming pieces used for board games such as draughts. But according to an article in the British Medical Journal they are now believed to
After five years of economic crisis and the return of a recession in 2012, unemployment is hitting new peaks not seen for almost 20 years in the EU. That's according to the 2012 edition of the Employment and Social Developments in Europe review.
Household incomes have also declined and and the risk of poverty or exclusion is on the rise,
New research reveals that one in five women fall ill while staying in a hotel. And this is said to be partly due to deficiencies in cleaning regimes.
The hotel bathroom is the most hygienic place to eat according to the study by Check Safety First, a company offering health and safety risk management systems to hotels. However, 80 per cent of