Boeing develops self-cleaning toilet for planes

18th of March 2016
Boeing develops self-cleaning toilet for planes

Even the most seasoned of frequent flyers turn into germophobes on a long-haul flight, given the state of the toilet. Now airline manufacturer Boeing is promising a solution with the development of a self-cleaning toilet.

It says it has found a wayto use ultraviolet light to kill 99.99 per cent of germs in the lavatories, disinfect all surfaces

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Vocational training brings skilled workers to Indian sector

17th of March 2016
Vocational training brings skilled workers to Indian sector

In 2013 a formal programme for the training of cleaners was established in Delhi, India. The scheme, called Cleaning Sector Skills for Indian Facility Management (CSSIFM), was launched with the support of two Indian vocational training providers - Don Bosco Tech
and GMR Varalakshami Foundation (GMRVF).

The programme is a public-private partnership

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ISS UK revamps UK training with BIFM-approved programme

16th of March 2016
ISS UK revamps UK training with BIFM-approved programme

In the UK, global facilities service provider ISS has revolutionised its training with the introduction of ‘I can at ISS’, an integrated programme that can be used by all its employees at every stage of their career with the company. The programme is endorsed by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM).

The five stage

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Complaints about poor food hygiene rise in Ireland

15th of March 2016
Complaints about poor food hygiene rise in Ireland

The number of complaints about poor food hygiene in Ireland rose by 14 per cent last year, at 2,738. That's according to a report from the Food Safety Authority of Ireland.

Contamination of food with foreign objects was frequently reported by consumers. In 2015 those reports included allegations of food contaminated with dead insects and metal,

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Kyburz new ceo of Wetrok

14th of March 2016
Kyburz new ceo of Wetrok

Cleaning machine producer Wetrok has a new ceo -Thomas Kyburz. He replaces Mario Hochstrasser, who now joins the company's board of directors.

Kyburz has been with Wetrok since 2004 and in that time has held a number of positions.

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Walmart lawsuit follows paper towel dispenser slip

11th of March 2016
Walmart lawsuit follows paper towel dispenser slip

An empty paper towel dispenser in a Walmart toilet could prove expensive for the retail giant following a $990,000 (€903,000) lawsuit filed by a customer.

After washing his hands at the washroom of an Oregon branch of Walmart, Robert Hill found the nearby paper towel dispenser to be empty. He then crossed to a second dispenser in search of a

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