A cleaning device that helps keep the handles of supermarket trolleys free from E.coli and faecal bacteria is being trialled in stores in the Middle East.
The Handle on Hygiene is a circular device that attaches to the handle of a
A scientific study analysing samples of eight-year-old mattresses has highlighted the variety of bacteria, yeasts and moulds that thrive in the material. And these particles can provoke allergies, cause infections and exacerbate existing lung conditions.
That's according to the study commissioned by UK bed specialist Dreams and carried out under
The number of cases of Clostridium difficile in NHS hospitals has risen following the relaxation of government rules on fighting the infection.
Changes introduced in April 2014 raised the numbers of allowable cases in most hospitals while also slashing the fine for every 'excess' case from £50,000 (69,200 euros) to £10,000 (13,800
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. His theme: connected cleaning and the megatrend of networking.
A global survey from WIN/Gallup International has revealed 65 per cent of those polled across 64 countries ‘agree' that washing their hands with soap and water is something they automatically do - however 26 per cent somewhat agree, while just under one in 10 (eight per cent) disagree.
The survey interviewed a total of 62,398 people across
The October edition of ECJ is now available to read online. Special reports include:
Special report - Care of hard floors
Business - The future of the EU
Sustainability - What is the true meaning?
Diversity & Inclusion - How the cleaning sector is performing