Should we worry about Monkeypox?

19th of July 2022
Should we worry about Monkeypox?

Lynn Webster in the UK on how the cleaning sector is assessing another virus in the news.

As we are becoming less fraught after dealing with the height of the Covid pandemic, and some level of normality returns to our lives, we face the potential risk from the recent changes in behaviours of another envelope virus. Monkeypox.

Whilst we are

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Cleaning practices versus regimes

18th of July 2022
Cleaning practices versus regimes

Dutch reporter John Griep on how sector body VSR trains the cleaning inspectors who visit client sites.

What do you do, as a cleaning inspector, if cleaning light switches is still in the cleaning regimen while almost all the lights in the building you are in are turned on and off automatically by sensors? Typically, this is the kind of situation

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A.I.S.E - prioritising the safe use of products and safety of workers

15th of July 2022
A.I.S.E - prioritising the safe use of products and safety of workers

A.I.S.E. is the umbrella organisation representing the European detergents and maintenance products industry. Its professional cleaning and hygiene sector manager Aisling O’Kane tells us more about its work.

Professional cleaning product and service providers have an important legal responsibility to provide accurate, up to date safe use

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BICSc awards finalists announced

14th of July 2022
BICSc awards finalists announced

The shortlist of finalists for the annual British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) Awards 2022 has been announced.

Neil Spencer-Cook, chief operating officer said: "We have been delighted with the exceptionally high standard of entries for this year's awards, which recognises and rewards industry excellence, shining a spotlight on

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Wipes & cloths - it's all about placement

13th of July 2022
Wipes & cloths - it's all about placement

Businesses will run more efficiently when staff members have the ‘tools’ they need close to hand. And this includes wipes and cloths. ECJ finds out how the placement of wiping products can dramatically improve productivity.

PICTURE THE SCENE. You are hard at work on a production line, in an industrial workshop or in a commercial

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WISAG improves customer service with AI

13th of July 2022
WISAG improves customer service with AI

German facilities services provider WISAG is stepping up its customer service offering with the help of service platform Ellie and artificial intelligence (AI). Customer queries are dealt with via a chatbot, which processes them quickly and efficiently. So more than 100 facilities are already installing it.

As central channel for inquiries and

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