The Dutch government has decided to insource a number of facilities services, reports Nico Lemmens.
The Dutch government has decided to insource a number of facility services, among which catering and cleaning. This remarkable policy has been proposed by the socialist government party. As explained in earlier editions, this policy is aimed at
What do you believe to be the dirtiest part of a plane? And no, it's not the toilet. Actually an evaluation of germs per square inch on different surfaces in airports and on planes found that the average tray table harbours nearly 20 times more bacteria than the aircraft toilet flush.
Travel website Travelmath.com sent a microbiologist to take
More than half of healthcare workers commonly miss key areas of their hands when applying hand sanitiser, a new study has found.
Researchers discovered that fewer than 40 per cent of clinicians apply sanitiser to their thumbs. The fingertips and backs of hands were also among the top three most frequently-missed areas.
The team of researchers in
The special ECJ supplement Hygiene for Health is now available to read online.
The professional cleaning sector plays a vital role in maintaining health and wellbeing in so many different applications - professional kitchens, the leisure industry, travel and tourism, in the workplace and in the healthcare sector itself.
Hygiene for Health takes
Benoit Maerten is managing director of Temco Facility Services Europe in Belgium – one of the largest service providers in the country. Having joined the company as a newcomer to the sector in 2011, and with a background in management systems, he quickly saw ways in which to make the business smarter and more efficient.
Having come to the
A UK cleaning contractor has become the first in Europe to achieve the Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) first launched by US-based association ISSA in 2006. Based in London, Principle Cleaning underwent a comprehensive assessment process in order to gain this consensus-based management standard originally developed in the US.