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The Malta Cleaning Contractors Association (MCCA) has called on the government to issue a clarification over the minimum rates of tendering, arguing that the quoted 5.78 euros hourly rate for cleaning and security tenders is wrongly increasing employees' expectations.
The level of salaries paid out in the cleaning and security sectors was cause
As we announced on the ECJ site almost two weeks ago, Peter Holt - a well-loved and familiar figure across the cleaning industry - died suddenly while at the ISSA/Interclean exhibition in Amsterdam.
Holt had retired from his role as managing director of UK-based cleaning machine producer Truvox International in 2008, having joined in 1991.
Residents of an English town are being "terrorised" by their public toilet, it has emerged.
The automatic toilet in Woking town centre is said to have erratic cleaning patterns that can cause the cubicle door to open unexpectedly while the toilet is in use. And sometimes the cleaning cycle begins with the user still inside.
More than 400 people
Mike Sullivan, managing director of hand hygiene products supplier GOJO Industries - Europe writes his latest hand hygiene blog for the ECJ website.
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has been a topic that has exercised the minds of healthcare professionals for a number of years now. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO),
Both real and perceived gender discrimination in our cleaning industry is best dealt with through education, cultural understanding, and determination. These were the key messages delivered at the women's forum held during ISSA/Interclean 2014 last week.
Facilitated by the ISSA's Dianna Steinbach, the panel comprised Sofitel vice president
Walking around the Amsterdam RAI for the four-day ISSA/Interclean show will no doubt have been a tough challenge for some.
But spare a thought for the professional window cleaner on the Moerman stand whose job it was to clean a large pane of glass - over and over again - for the entire exhibition.
The mystery man's task was to demonstrate the