A US cleaning contractor has been ordered to pay its workers more than 725,000 euros (US$ 1 million) in back wages and damages after it went to extreme lengths to avoid paying its cleaners and housekeepers for overtime.
Ward's Cleaning Services in New England - which provides cleaning staff to hotels and restaurants in the Boston area - issued
Mike Sullivan, managing director of hand hygiene products supplier GOJO Industries - Europe writes his latest hand hygiene blog for the ECJ website.
The contribution that good hand hygiene practice can make to reducing healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) is well-known and widely acknowledged. Over recent years the focus has
A Kimberly-Clark Professional paper mill in France has won a sustainability award in recognition of a project that has significantly reduced chemical discharges.The mill, situated in Villey Saint Etienne in the north-east of the country, received first prize in the Eco-Management category of the Enviro Trophy - a competition organised by the
Switzerland far surpasses the EU when it comes to innovation, new statistics from the European Commission reveal. However it is uncertain how long the country can hold its top spot, as the Swiss continue to distance themselves from the EU.
The results of the report come just weeks after the European Commission announced it would freeze
Lloyds Bank in central London has issued instructions telling foreign staff how to use the toilet - featuring details such as 'sit on the toilet - do not stand on it', and 'please flush it with your hand and not your foot'.
With the help of diagrams, workers are shown how to open the door using their hand, and are requested not to leave toilet
Cleaning solutions provider P&G Professional has carried out a European survey into public attitudes and perceptions of cleanliness and disinfection standards in hospitality establishments and care homes in the UK, France and Germany. This reveals a disconnect between what business owners are doing in terms of cleaning and disinfection