What cleaning contractors need to know about WELL - part two

20th of September 2019
What cleaning contractors need to know about WELL - part two

Following the launch of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) in the US some time ago, there is now the International WELL Building Institute. This focuses not so much on buildings but on the people working in those buildings – and cleaning contractors are very much involved. In the second part of his exclusive article for

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The dizzy heights of cleaning Kia Oval

19th of September 2019
The dizzy heights of cleaning Kia Oval

The Oval is one of the UK’s iconic cricket grounds, in fact it was one of the 11 selected to host Cricket World Cup games over the summer. Before that however, a thorough makeover was needed on one of the stands and Stadium Support Services was brought in to carry out the work.

Based in south London, the Oval (known for sponsorship reasons

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EFCI Trend Report: The European Cleaning Industry 1995-2016

18th of September 2019
EFCI Trend Report: The European Cleaning Industry 1995-2016

The EFCI recently published a Trend Report entitled The European Cleaning Industry 1995-2016. This 38-page statistical document gathers Eurostat’s most recent data (NACE 81.2) and builds on historical EFCI’s surveys. It presents the evolution of the cleaning industry from different angles, between 1995 and 2016.

The Trend Report was

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Clean Hospitals - transforming patient safety. A White Paper

17th of September 2019
Clean Hospitals - transforming patient safety. A White Paper

Clean Hospitals®: transforming patient safety from an idea to an international collaborative movement

Alexandra Peters1, Jonathan A. Otter2, Pierre Parneix3, Andreea Moldovan4, Ermira Tartari1, Marianne Kemmer5, Andreas Voss6, Didier Pittet1

1Infection Control Programme and WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety, University of Geneva

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Didier Pittet heads up Clean Hospitals network launch

16th of September 2019
Didier Pittet heads up Clean Hospitals network launch

Clean Hospitals is a new network of relevant stakeholders who have formed an international collaboration with the aim of improving hospital environment hygiene as it relates to patient safety. ECJ spoke to Professor Didier Pittet, who is heading up the initiative.

Didier Pittet, MD, MS is professor of medicine, the hospital epidemiologist and

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Latest ECJ - read online now or download the app

12th of September 2019
Latest ECJ - read online now or download the app

The September edition of ECJ is now available to read on the website.

In this issue:

European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2019- the finalists

• White paper - the launch of Clean Hospitals

• Case study - one of the UK's top cricket grounds, Kia Oval

• Business - no more 9 to 5?

• Special report - the science of

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