Giving health staff their own hand gel cuts OR contamination

12th of November 2013
Giving health staff their own hand gel cuts OR contamination

Simple remedies such as keeping antibacterial gel dispensers clean and giving healthcare workers their own hand sanitiser can help to keep patients safe in operating and recovery rooms, according to two new studies.

In the first study, healthcare workers were given a personal sanitation gel dispensing device to be worn on their belts. Compliance

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London venue for Cleaning Show is right move say organisers

11th of November 2013

The organisers of The Cleaning Show, one of the exhibitions for the UK cleaning sector - set to take place in London from March 10-12 2015 - say the industry is extremely positive about its move from the NEC in Birmingham.

The event is jointly organised by the British Cleaning Council (BCC) and Quartz Business Media and all profits fund projects

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Kimberly-Clark announces winners of UK Golden Service Awards

8th of November 2013
Kimberly-Clark announces winners of UK Golden Service Awards

Kimberly-Clark Professional announced the winners of its 2013 Golden Service Awards (GSA) at a glittering ceremony in London attended by over 500 people last week. Organised in partnership with the Cleaning & Support Services Association (CSSA), the awards recognise excellence in the UK's contract cleaning industry.

The winners are as

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An unwell child can contaminate half the class at playtime: study

8th of November 2013
An unwell child can contaminate half the class at playtime: study

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

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World Federation of Building Service Contractors (WFBSC) to hold April congress in New York

7th of November 2013
World Federation of Building Service Contractors (WFBSC) to hold April congress in New York

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

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Toilet-themed restaurant opens in USA

6th of November 2013
Toilet-themed restaurant opens in USA

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

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