Nurses are leading doctors when it comes to hand hygiene in hospitals, according to researchers.
Professor Mary-Louise McLaws, who helped draft The World Health Organisation's Hand Hygiene Guidelines launched in 2009, said nurses have the highest compliance rates internationally at 71 per cent before intervention and also after the introduction
Global facilities management services provider Sodexo recently attained the number one position in the DiversityInc top 50 for 2013, in recognition of its Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) efforts. The UK and Ireland division won the Personal Fair and Diverse category at the Employers Network for Equality and Inclusion awards in London recently.
Washroom visitors are more upset by sticky floors in public toilets than factors such as bad smells, unflushed loos or lack of toilet paper according to a new survey.
Dirty or sticky floors were mentioned by 93 per cent of respondents in a study that looked into peoples' pet hates in the washroom. Around 90 per cent objected to unflushed toilets
The next China Clean Expo takes place from March 31 to April 2 in Shanghai and organisers say there will be another six new shows alongside it - together with a series of conferences and seminars.
New features of the exhibition are Water Jet and Industry Safety; International Indoor Environmental Quality; Drinking Water Purification; Laundry
A national campaign in Scotland to ensure that NHS hospital staff regularly wash their hands is being scrapped.
But one in 10 doctors are claimed to be still failing to meet the required hand hygiene standards.
A national system of checks on the hand washing habits of frontline workers was launched in 2007 and the results have been published
ECJ's special supplement Distributor Focus is now available to read online. This stand-alone publication addresses the challenges and issues being faced by distributors of professional cleaning products today.
Subjects include the importance of training, labelling legislation, selling online, cost-effective logistics and the pull of good