Concerns about Hospital Acquired Infections (HAIs) have certainly highlighted the need to prevent the spread of germs in healthcare settings. However a new US report reveals a disturbing gaps in knowledge when it comes to the most effective ways of cleaning surfaces.
Tray tables, bed rails, light switches, toilets - all of these are common
A gadget gift site is offering a 24-carat gold plated vacuum cleaner for the princely sum of 1,120,000 euros.
Advertised on Firebox, the machine is billed as "the perfect vacuum for stretch limousine interiors, red carpets and yacht decks".
The machine - one of a limited edition of 100 models - is claimed to be the world's most expensive vacuum
Hospitals, schools and universities are spearheading a rise in sales of disinfectant and sanitiser wipes in the US.
The market grew by five per cent in 2014 according to a report by market research firm Kline. The highest growth in US hand sanitiser sales took place in schools and universities with primary schools being particularly heavy users.
The second International CMS Congress, taking place during the CMS cleaning exhibition in Berlin next month, will have the theme ‘People and Business'. Speakers from around Europe, the USA, South Africa, India and China will be taking part.
CWS-boco has strengthened its market position in Ireland with the takeover of the workwear, washroom hygiene and dust control mat contracts currently serviced by the Irish company Celtic Linen. This means an additional 750 customers for the company.
Maximilian Teichner, chairman of the management board of the CWS-boco Group commented: "We are
Window cleaning has long been associated with working from height along with all the risks that this involves. But since the advent of water-fed poles, how safe is window cleaning today? And what products are there on the market that can further improve window cleaners’ safety? Ann Laffeaty finds out.
Concern for personal safety is becoming