Now, 'self-cleaning' car that repels dirt and grime

30th of May 2014
Now, 'self-cleaning' car that repels dirt and grime

A 'self-cleaning' car that uses a new nano-paint treatment to repel dirt and grime has been developed.

Nissan Europe is testing the prototype of the car coated with the paint which could make car washes a thing of the past.

Nissan said it is the first automaker to apply a super-hydrophobic, oleophobic industrial treatment called Ultra-Ever Dry

» read more

One in 16 NHS patients develop infections

29th of May 2014
One in 16 NHS patients develop infections

One in 16 UK patients are developing infections on National Health Service (NHS) wards because of poor hygiene among staff, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

The government body says 800 patients a day - or 300,000 a year - are infected by a member of staff or by dirty equipment. It is estimated the

» read more

Half of Europeans say they have good working conditions - survey

27th of May 2014
Half of Europeans say they have good working conditions - survey

Just over half of Europeans (53 per cent) say their working conditions are good, according to a new survey by a new survey by Eurobarometer covering the 28 member states.

At the same time, almost 60 per cent say their working conditions have deteriorated in the last 5 years. Twenty-seven per cent say conditions have stayed th per cent of the

» read more

Remploy and Mitie sign partnership agreement to boost disabled recruitment

26th of May 2014
Remploy and Mitie sign partnership agreement to boost disabled recruitment

Leading UK outsourcing and facilities management company Mitie has signed an agreement with Remploy - provider of disability employment services - that could almost treble the number of disabled and disadvantaged candidates recruited over the next three years.

Mitie plans to recruit 150 Remploy candidates in 2014-15 and expects that number to

» read more

Rest home evacuated after cleaning chemical reaction

23rd of May 2014
Rest home evacuated after cleaning chemical reaction

A chemical reaction between two cleaning substances recently resulted in a New Zealand rest home having to be partially evacuated.

And in a second case highlighting the danger of mixing cleaning products, an elderly woman in the US lost her life due to toxic fumes.

Two incompatible cleaning products were accidentally mixed together in a 20-litre

» read more

EU-OSHA campaign aims to tackle work-related stress

22nd of May 2014
EU-OSHA campaign aims to tackle work-related stress

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) in Brussels has launched a two year Europe-wide campaign: ‘Healthy Workplaces Manage Stress.

The prevalence of work-related stress in Europe is startling it says. EU-OSHA's latest pan-European opinion poll revealed that 51 per cent of workers find work-related stress to be common

» read more

Magazine Archive - Articles in Latest News

All Articles

Our Partners

  • ISSA Interclean
  • EFCI
  • EU-nited