New study supports hydrogen peroxide vapour (HPV) efficacy

6th of January 2016
New study supports hydrogen peroxide vapour (HPV) efficacy

Infection rates in hospitals can be significantly reduced by using hydrogen peroxide vapour technology, according to a study published recently in the American Journal of Infection Control.

The paper byKim Horn MPH and Jonathan Otter PhD reports on the results of a study conducted from October 2010 to September 2013. The impact of the

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The luxury toilet paper that retails at €862

5th of January 2016
The luxury toilet paper that retails at €862

A cleansing, moisturising toilet tissue system that comes with its own holder is being sold for €862 by a Swiss luxury firm.

The paper is made from virgin new-growth fibres treated with glacier water from a Swiss mountain spring. It comes supplied with a cleanser and moisturiser to be sprayed on to each sheet before use. Also supplied is a

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Watchful eyes and a clean smell could reduce hospital infections

4th of January 2016
Watchful eyes and a clean smell could reduce hospital infections

A picture of a man's staring eyes and a clean, citrusy smell have been found to significantly boost hand hygiene in hospitals, according to a new study.

This discovery was made by a US-UK team who used insights from behavioural science in an attempt to improve hospital hand hygiene compliance.

The study was launched to address poor hand hygiene

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Happy New Year from ECJ

31st of December 2015
Happy New Year from ECJ

As 2015 draws to a close, we wish all our readers a happy, healthy and prosperous new year!

And we look forward to welcoming you to the ECJ site in 2016.

 

 

 

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Almost all cleaning industry students in Finland find jobs

30th of December 2015
Almost all cleaning industry students in Finland find jobs

Latest statistics show that 98 per cent of people studying to enter the cleaning and hygiene sector in Finland become employed.

Many are moving into the cleaning sector from other trades as the industry has achieved a more professional image and standing, and as there is increasing use of technology and better equipment.

Lea Vielmaa, for

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Cleaning company wins Loo of the Year award

29th of December 2015
Cleaning company wins Loo of the Year award

Cleaning company We Clean won the Overall Tork Loo of the Year Award at the Loo of the Year Awards annual ceremony recently. This is the first time in the awards' 28-year history that a cleaning company has taken the top prize and was in recognition of being awarded Platinum Awards for every one of its entries.

We Clean was also awarded the

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