A bankrupt inventor in the UK committed suicide without realising the hand dryer he had invented had been hailed the world's best.
Peter Williams, the inventor of the Vortex hand dryer - now marketed by Savortex - was struggling with heavy debts and died months before his device was judged by Guinness World Records to be the world's most energy
Telecom scams are a growing threat to businesses, with criminals deploying ever more sneaky tools and tactics. Hartley Milner looks at some tricks of the fraudster’s furtive trade and how to avoid falling victim to them.
The cold-caller’s patter went something like this… “Am I speaking to Mr Miller?” “Well,
A survey has been conducted by the French cleaning association into the state of the industry, reports Christian Bouzols, ECJ correspondent.
The Fédération des Entreprises de Propreté - the French contract cleaning association - has published a survey showing the major developments taking place in the French cleaning
ECJ Scandinavian correspondent, Petra Sjouwerman examines the results of a recent Danish research project amongst immigrant cleaners.
Improvement of the psychosocial working environment among immigrants and migrant workers in cleaning jobs is possible, according to Danish researchers from the National Research Centre for the Working Environment
The June/July edition of ECJ is now online.
Special features include hygiene in food preparation, Austria focus, software and information technology, and chemical dispensing systems.
ECJ’s correspondent in Germany Thomas Schulte-Marxloh reports on occupational health statistics.
In 2009 occupational disability caused an estimated loss of 1.3 million man-years which means a gross loss of 75 billion euros, taking into account that all employees create value with their work.
Good news first: occupational safety is