A new study has shown that there are no significant hand hygiene benefits in using an alcohol hand rub for more than 30 seconds at a time.
This emerged in an experiment carried out by Fernando Bellissimo-Rodrigues, a research fellow at the University of Geneva Hospitals. He contaminated the hands of 23 healthcare workers with Ecoli and then asked
European contract cleaning association FIDEN will host its 60th congress in Athens, Greece from September 22-25. The theme: 'Global Trends Changing the World of FM Industries'.
Sessions will address what global trends will have the most impact on the sector, what challenges the industry faces in terms of digitalisation, and what the focus of the
Tork manufacturer SCA has received a 2016 Red Dot Award for the Tork Image Design range of dispensers.
The Red Dot Design Awards have been in operation for more than 60 years. A panel of experts from 25 countries assesses all entrants according to a range of criteria including innovation, functionality and emotional content.
Tork Image Design
Police in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro - where the Olympic Games are to be held in August - have staged a protest about their poor working conditions.
Non-functioning toilets and an absence of cleaners were among the key gripes of 300 police who stood on the steps of the Rio de Janeiro state assembly to raise their concerns.
Italy may take great pride in its cuisine, but parents of children in its schools will be concerned by a new report suggesting as many as a quarter of Italian school canteens fail to meet hygiene standards.
Problems found by inspections included poor quality of food, hygiene, and menus, as well as administrative issues.??A total of 2,678 checks
Research carried out in the UK recently suggests that 80 per cent of people would leave a hotel if it didn't meet their hygiene and cleanliness expectations.
The survey was carried out by facilities and building maintenance supplies company Direct365. Its head of digital Phil Turner commented: "There are many things that hotel guests look for