Could cow urine replace phenyl as a hospital disinfectant?

2nd of December 2015
Could cow urine replace phenyl as a hospital disinfectant?

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

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ECJ November online now!

1st of December 2015
ECJ November online now!

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

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Legionella - stay vigilant on water hygiene

30th of November 2015
Legionella - stay vigilant on water hygiene

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

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Healthcare - the sharp end of cleaning

27th of November 2015
Healthcare - the sharp end of cleaning

The concept of hygiene for health is never more relevant or more critical than in the healthcare sector itself. Hospitals are the most demanding of cleaning contracts, where the highest of hygiene standards must be consistently maintained.

How has this sector progressed in recent years, what lessons have been learned and what are the key

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Professional cleaners - train well for well-being

26th of November 2015
Professional cleaners - train well for well-being

When cleaning in areas where hygiene is of the utmost importance, the skill of the operative cannot be under-estimated. Keith Baker of industry trade association ISSA explains why well-trained, skilled professionale are so crucial in maintaining proper cleaning and hygiene standards.

Cleaning is quite possibly the only industry in the world that

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Connected Cleaning: enhanced efficiency for building cleaning – part two

25th of November 2015
Connected Cleaning: enhanced efficiency for building cleaning – part two

Markus Asch, vice chairman of the management board at cleaning equipment manufacturer Kärcher and president of EUnited Cleaning, writes his latest blog for the ECJ website. He continues on the theme of his last contribution: connected cleaning and the megatrend of networking.

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