A window cleaner fell to his death from the third-storey window of a Grade II-listed building in the City of London after bosses failed to ensure safe working conditions, a court heard recently.
Kevin Dolan, 57, fell to his death through the open floor-to-ceiling window of Pountney Hill House, in central London, while cleaning the huge glass pane
Cleaners at an Italian modern art museum cleaned up and threw away a new installation thinking it was rubbish - literally. The Museion Bozen-Bolzano, in the province of South Tyrol, apologised after a piece by Goldschmied & Chiari, a female artist duo from Milan, was mistakenly discarded.
"This morning cleaning staff removed the recently
The UK's cleaning industry gathered at one of London's top hotels recently for the presentation of the Golden Service Awards 2015, sponsored by Kimberly-Clark Professional.
There were 23 winners:1. The Best Cleaned Premises in a Public Service Building Award:? Gateshead Council for the Blaydon Children's Centre
2. The Best Cleaned Premises of a
Moves are being made in India to replace traditional hospital disinfectants with cows' urine.
New Delhi congress official Parminder Bhamra claims to use the substance in his home every day. He says it kills germs and is easily available.
"I get it from the nearby cattle shed," he said. "I'm sure even hospitals can be cleaned properly using
The October edition of ECJ is now available to read online. Special reports include:
Special report - hand hygiene spotlight
Business - refugee crisis in the EU
Future trends - Connected Cleaning
L8 guidance now has less emphasis on precisely when you should carry out some of the procedures that help to control and prevent Legionella. But does that mean we can relax or ease up on legionella prevention? Not at all; we need to be more vigilant than ever, as Gary Nicholls, managing drector of Swiftclean Building Services, explains