Platform carrying window cleaners swings out of control

6th of June 2019
Platform carrying window cleaners swings out of control

Onlookers watched horrified as a large cleaning platform carrying two workers began swinging wildly out of control at the top of a skyscraper in Oklahoma City, USA.

Footage shared by the city's fire department Wednesday showed the basket thrashing from side to side at the top of Devon Tower. The platform shattered glass on the building, prompting

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It's June - the closing date for the 2019 European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards is approaching!

5th of June 2019
It's June - the closing date for the 2019 European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards is approaching!

June has arrived and that means the closing date for the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2019 is rapidly approaching. Service providers, manufacturers and distributors across Europe have until June 24 to submit their entries.

The awards, which recognise standards of excellence in the professional cleaning industry, are the only

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2018 Winner - BICSc

3rd of June 2019
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2018 Winner - BICSc

The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) has a number of initiatives that aim to make the world more aware of the industry. It was named the winner of the 2018 European Cleaning and Hygiene Award for Raising the Profile of the Professional Cleaning Sector.

With its headquarters in the UK, the British Institute of Cleaning Science has

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Airport hygiene - preventing terminal illness

31st of May 2019
Airport hygiene - preventing terminal illness

While air travel has revolutionised the way the world works, the ease of travel and the numbers of people doing it means airports can become significant vectors of disease and viral infection. This makes hygiene management a particular challenge as cross contamination between passengers can allow bacteria to travel across the globe in a matter of

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2018 Winner - Principle Cleaning

30th of May 2019
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2018 Winner - Principle Cleaning

A package of high-tech innovations at London’s Blue Fin building was an award-winning formula for Principle Cleaning Services. Ann Laffeaty finds out about the strategy that earned the company the 2018 European Cleaning and Hygiene Award for the Best use of Smart Technological Solutions.

The 2,000 aluminium fins that cover the façade

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Why apps make sense

29th of May 2019
Why apps make sense

More and more cleaning operations are being run on-site with the help of digital apps, which can offer a wide range of management information including quality auditing, daily reports, instant reporting and staff time & attendance. ECJ speaks to a developer of the technology, and a cleaning company seeing significant benefits from

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