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Rob den Hertog, project manager for the ISSA/INTERCLEAN series of exhibitions, writes his latest exclusive blog for the ECJ website. He asks why we still spend time at trade shows when we can now access so much information from our desks.
The first Thailand Cleaning Industry Forum took place in Bangkok recently, bringing together key figures to exchange views on the future of the professional sector in Thailand and south-east Asia.
Topics discussed included the implications of the ASEAN Economic Community which will be established in 2015; rising operational costs; technology;
Simple remedies such as keeping antibacterial gel dispensers clean and giving healthcare workers their own hand sanitiser can help to keep patients safe in operating and recovery rooms, according to two new studies.
In the first study, healthcare workers were given a personal sanitation gel dispensing device to be worn on their belts. Compliance
The organisers of The Cleaning Show, one of the exhibitions for the UK cleaning sector - set to take place in London from March 10-12 2015 - say the industry is extremely positive about its move from the NEC in Birmingham.
The event is jointly organised by the British Cleaning Council (BCC) and Quartz Business Media and all profits fund projects
Kimberly-Clark Professional announced the winners of its 2013 Golden Service Awards (GSA) at a glittering ceremony in London attended by over 500 people last week. Organised in partnership with the Cleaning & Support Services Association (CSSA), the awards recognise excellence in the UK's contract cleaning industry.
The winners are as
A child with an infectious illness can contaminate more than half their playmates in less than an hour of outdoor activities, according to a study.
And any child coming home from school has a 50-50 chance of having been contaminated by disease-causing germs.
The study, commissioned by soap brand Safeguard, aimed to determine the rate of germ