A child with an infectious illness can contaminate more than half their playmates in less than an hour of outdoor activities, according to a study.
And any child coming home from school has a 50-50 chance of having been contaminated by disease-causing germs.
The study, commissioned by soap brand Safeguard, aimed to determine the rate of germ
The World Federation of Building Service Contractors (WFBSC) will hold its 20th congress next April in New York.
The content has been organised around three 'big ideas' that are designed to help contractors grow their businesses over the coming years - strategy, health and people.
Keynote speakers include Peter Diamandis, coauthor of the New
A restaurant believed to be America's first toilet-themed restaurant has opened just outside Los Angeles.
The washroom has been brought into the dining room, with customers sitting on lavatories instead of chairs while they eat.
And the toilet theme does not end there. The food at the Taiwanese restaurant is served in miniature ceramic toilet
Clostridium difficile and norovirus appear to be the main causes of concern for infection control professionals as we enter the winter months according to a recent survey.
Conducted at Infection Prevention 2013, it revealed that 48 per cent of respondents highlighted C difficile as the primary cause of concern and 36 per cent highlighted
Supermarket "bags for life" may present a food poisoning risk according to leading bacteriologists.
Foodborne diseases expert Professor Kofi Aidoo says reusable plastic bags would "have to be cleaned and disinfected on a regular basis to avoid the risk of food poisoning".
"Vegetables that come into contact with the inside of the bags could
A cat lover in the UK has amazed animal experts by teaching his pet to use a human toilet.
Luke Evans says he got fed up with his cat Salem using a smelly litter tray in his second floor flat. So he trained nine-month-old Salem to go to the toilet in his bathroom by offering cheese-flavoured treats as a reward.
Evans said: "A lot of the time we