Cleaner wins €13,000 payout after developing dermatitis when bosses refused to provide rubber gloves1st of June 2016
A cleaner in the UK who was left with skin hanging off her hands has received more than €13,000 in compensation after her former employer told her she would have ‘to live with' debilitating condition contact dermatitis.
Susan Davies developed the condition after using an abrasive solvent cleaner while working for L&T Cleaning
A device that can measure odour levels in the loo has been successfully trialled in public washrooms in Singapore.
The Restroom Visitilizer System is claimed to be able to improve cleaning efficiency and reduce labour costs.
The system, developed by engineers from Singapore's Agency for Science, Technology and Research, uses sensors to assess
Litter disposal and accumulation is one of the fastest growing threats of the future, with 6.4 million tons of litter entering the oceans annually and a further 14 million tons collected from the streets of Europe every year. The new European Litter Prevention Association has established a number of activities, with the aim of achieving a
Cleaning companies operating on Spanish public sector contracts are waiting up to eight months to receive payment of their invoices. That's according to latest data for 2015 compiled by the Professional Association of Cleaning Companies (Aspel).
The debt owed to Aspel companies by public administrations came to €518.9 million in 2015, a 16
Scientists are warning that microfibre products are becoming an ecological concern in freshwater systems.
They claim that the tiny synthetic fibres from microfibre products could prove as much of an issue as microbeads.
Microbeads are microscopic abrasive balls that have an exfoliating action and are present in many cosmetic and cleaning
UK-based facilities management company Mitie has rebranded its cleaning business, Environmental+, to Clean Environments. This, the company says, better reflects the increasing number of services it delivers and the sectors in which it operates.
These have grown to include contract cleaning, food hygiene, window cleaning, technical and industrial