Is your toilet watching you?

1st of June 2021
Is your toilet watching you?

Today’s “smart” washrooms can do everything from counting visitor numbers and gathering refill data to checking the user’s health – and even talking to you. But is such a high level of technology always a good thing, or could it become an unwelcome intrusion in a space that is supposed to be private, asks Ann

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Cleaning Revolution - fact or fiction?

31st of May 2021
Cleaning Revolution - fact or fiction?

Lynn Webster in the UK explains why pre-pandemic cleaning regimes must now be questioned.

No one would have considered 12 months ago that we would experience the year we have all had. That we would only now be considering the return to a ‘new normal’ workplace. The options of phased returns; flexible working arrangements along with

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EFCI news - challenges and opportunities in the post-Covid world

27th of May 2021
EFCI news - challenges and opportunities in the post-Covid world

Just over a year after the world first faced the unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic, EFCI president Juan Díez de los Ríos looks back at the lessons learned by the professional cleaning sector during these most challenging of times. He also looks ahead to possible future opportunities.

A bit more than a year after the beginning of this

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Airport cleaners vulnerable to COVID-19 infections

25th of May 2021
Airport cleaners vulnerable to COVID-19 infections

A new cluster of COVID-19 cases among cleaners at Singapore's Changi Airport has highlighted the dangers being faced by airport cleaners on an everyday basis.

At the same time, the New Zealand authorities are investigating the case of an airport worker who contracted the virus after cleaning a plane.

The aircraft in question had previously

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Research highlights the impact of stringent hand hygiene on skin health

24th of May 2021
Research highlights the impact of stringent hand hygiene on skin health

Skin irritation and dryness are the main barriers to consistent hand hygiene practices, according to new research.

A study carried out in India has revealed a dramatic rise in hand dermatitis - particularly among healthcare workers - since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Researchers at India's Father Muller Medical College recently analysed

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APPG to host week of webinars

21st of May 2021
APPG to host week of webinars

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) and the UK's Cleaning and Maintenance (C&M) magazine are to host a week of free webinars looking at the work of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the UK cleaning and hygiene industry.

APPG Webinar Week will run from Monday June 7 to Friday June 11 and comprise four different discussions involving

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