Said to be the "oldest member of her union by far" is Hazel Ingram who still works as a cleaner in a New York office building despite being 92 years of age.
Ingram has no plans to retire from 575 Madison Avenue where she has worked for the past 60-odd years. However, this is not because she needs the job. "I just love cleaning - I don't know
Last month ISS, IAOP Nordic Chapter and the Copenhagen Institute for Future Studies (CIFS) held ISS Business Forum: the future of outsourcing and perspectives for FM. This took place at what has been called the most effective workplace in the world, according to the Leesman Index - the ISS headquarters in Søborg. In his latest ECJ blog,
Australian researchers claim to have developed a new material that will revolutionise the way in which oil spills are cleaned up in the ocean.
The team from Melbourne's Deakin University has created a sponge that is designed to absorb oil separately from water.
According to study author Professor Ying Chen: "Oil spills are a global problem that
Cleaning solutions specialist Werner & Mertz has become the first German provider of sustainable cleaning products to receive the international Cradle to Cradle Products Innovator Award - for its brands green care Professional and Frosch.
The coveted prize from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, a non-profit organisation with
All exhibitors at next May's ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam exhibition are now invited to submit their entries to the Amsterdam Innovation Award.
New products being launched at the event are eligible to enter, with submissions being judged by an independent, international jury. Winners will be announced on the first day ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam,
The failure to clean and disinfect clinical instruments properly is the chief risk in emergency care today, claims a US-based patient care body.
And new healthcare technologies can pose further risks to patients if they are used incorrectly, according to the ECRI Institute.
Each year the institute, an independent organisation based in