Scientists in Germany believe they have discovered a new way of neutralising the norovirus.
They claim that treating contaminated surfaces with cold atmospheric pressure plasma (CAPP) may reduce the risk of transmitting the highly contagious virus, which causes stomach pain, nausea and diarrhoea.
Scientists made this discovery after treating a
EUnited Cleaning, the association of European cleaning machines manufacturers, has launched a new campaign called European Cleaning Days (ECD). The initiative aims to highlight the importance and the benefits of professional cleaning in areas like offices, hospitals, airports, train stations, etc.
Starting in May, the ECD also have the support of
The organisers of the Italian cleaning exhibition Pulire, which takes place in Verona from May 19-21, are now inviting entries for the 2015 innovation award.
All exhibitors are eligible to enter and there is a variety of categories including machines, tools, paper, products and systems. Products entered must have been launched after January 1
Fred Olsen Cruise Lines has paid out a "five figure" settlement to a group of passengers who got sick onboard its ship Boudicca in 2011.
At a trial in the UK the judge ruled that the passengers had proven that there were failings on board the ship which caused 12 out of 16 holidaymakers to become ill.
Fred Olsen has strenuously denied it was
The UK Business Services Association (BSA) in the UK has launched a new initiative for companies in the contract cleaning sector - the Responsible Cleaner Scheme (RCS).
RCS members say they have come together to protect and promote the welfare and development of their employees; to make sure their experience and capabilities are recognised and
ATM touchscreens are dirtier and more germ-ridden than public toilets and restaurant tables, according to a study.
Now a US company is developing ATM touchscreens that have an antibacterial coating made using ionic silver.