British Airways cuts turnaround times by skimping on cleaning

7th of February 2019
British Airways cuts turnaround times by skimping on cleaning

British Airways has been testing a new way of reducing turnaround times - by avoiding carrying out a full aircraft clean between flights.

The system was trialled over a period of four days on flights from London Heathrow to Dublin. While any rubbish found in seat pockets and in overhead lockers was removed as usual by cabin staff, no extra

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Hand hygiene compliance among paramedics 'remarkably low'

5th of February 2019
Hand hygiene compliance among paramedics 'remarkably low'

Paramedics' compliance with hand hygiene standards seems to be "remarkably low," finds an observational study of ambulance staff practice in four countries and published online in Emergency Medicine Journal.

And over reliance on the use of gloves indicates these staff may be more aware of their own infection risk rather than that of their

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Facilities services group helps shopping centre secure autism friendly accreditation

4th of February 2019
Facilities services group helps shopping centre secure autism friendly accreditation

Axis Group, which provides facilities services in the UK, has been instrumental in one of its shopping centre clients gaining Autism Friendly accreditation from the National Autistic Society (NAS). This aims to make shopping more accessible for people with autism spectrum conditions.

Axis provides cleaning, security, customer services training

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Healthcare Cleaning Forum MENA Regional Conference programme announced

1st of February 2019
Healthcare Cleaning Forum MENA Regional Conference programme announced

Organisers of Interclean Istanbul have announced the programme for the Healthcare Cleaning Forum MENA Regional Conference, which will take place alongside the cleaning exhibition.

The conference will take place over two days on April 10 and 11. Day one will feature five expert speakers. Professor Emine Alp, Turkey's deputy minister of health,

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Proper disinfection could prevent hospital infections, says Spanish cleaning association

30th of January 2019
Proper disinfection could prevent hospital infections, says Spanish cleaning association

Opting for a cleaning tender combining a preventative disinfection protocol and the latest technology would be the best remedy for preventing patients admitted to, or visiting, Spanish healthcare facilities from contracting pneumonia, urinary, skin or blood infections, among other infections.

That's according to contract cleaning association

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Smart street cleaning machine follows its operator around like a pet

24th of January 2019
Smart street cleaning machine follows its operator around like a pet

Futuristic autonomous cleaners using intelligent technology are currently being deployed in the United Arab Emirates to smarten up street cleaning.

Tandeef, the city cleaning arm of environmental management company Bee'ah, has introduced autonomous litter vacuum cleaners that can be trained to recognise their operator. The intelligent machine

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