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A new report from the European Textile Services Association (ETSA) reveals a worrying confusion between cleanliness and hygiene in many people's minds. As many employers who rely on strict hygiene allow their employees to wash their own workwear at home this presents some risk, it says.
The study, carried out across four European countries, shows
The tissue sector is taking significant steps in meeting the challenges of sustainability, said Roberto Berardi of the European Tissue Symposium (ETS) recently.
"When you work in an industry that relies on forests for its base material then you naturally think long term," he explained. "Business sustainability is a way of life in the European
Cleaning industry association ISSA has chosen the UK and Republic of Ireland as the first two countries outside of the US in which to launch its Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS).
CIMS is a consensus-based management standard geared towards validating and improving the professionalism of cleaning service providers. It lays out a
The UK Toilet Map is a response to the ever changing demographic of public toilet provision. Interactive and constantly updated, the app will allow users to identify
GOJO Industries, leader in hand hygiene and skin health solutions, has announced its acquisition of Laboratoires Prodene Klint. Based in France it specialises in professional hygiene, cosmetics and disinfectant products.
"We are pleased to welcome Prodene Klint to the GOJO family," said Mark Lerner, GOJO president and chief operating
Cleaning businesses in Singapore will have to be licensed within five months of the Environmental Public Health (EPH) Amendment Bill coming into force. This is expected to happen in April.
The licensing regime will require cleaning companies to have mandatory written employment contracts, to provide training and to implement the Progressive Wage