Hygiene inspectors name UK's filthiest food stores

27th of August 2015
Hygiene inspectors name UK's filthiest food stores

The UK's filthiest supermarkets and shops have been revealed by hygiene inspectors. They have listed the 14 food stores which were given a 'zero' hygiene rating during routine checks aimed at protecting customers from food poisoning.

Among the culprits is a Tesco store in an upmarket part of London. In fact the survey results show Tesco and Asda

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Hand washing really does reduce infections, trial scheme finds

25th of August 2015
Hand washing really does reduce infections, trial scheme finds

A three-year study into the effects of hand washing on reducing illnesses has proved that the practice really does work.

The study, which involved 20,000 adults, is the first large-scale randomised test to confirm that increased hand washing leads to lower rates of infection. It looked at the impact of hand washing on rates of acute respiratory,

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Russian cosmonauts clean space station windows

21st of August 2015
Russian cosmonauts clean space station windows

Many of us do it balanced on chairs and ladders, but window cleaning is far more extreme in space, as a pair of Russian cosmonauts found when they cleaned the windows of the International Space Station (ISS) while floating 250 miles (400 km) above the Earth.

They completed their window cleaning task during a six-hour spacewalk during which they

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Hand washing awareness low among Indian doctors says study

20th of August 2015
Hand washing awareness low among Indian doctors says study

Awareness regarding hand washing and hygienic practices is low among doctors and nurses in India, according to a study by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC).

The study found that a majority of doctors still believe cleaning hands with soap and water is the best way of ensuring hygiene even

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ISS makes formal commitment to employ indigenous Australians

19th of August 2015
ISS makes formal commitment to employ indigenous Australians

Global facilities provider ISS has pledged over 1,000 jobs at its Australian operation for Indigenous Australians, through a partnership with the Australian Government.

The partnership is part of the Commonwealth's new Employment Parity Initiative, which harnesses the goodwill of Australia's largest employers to hire Indigenous employees to help

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CIRI symposium call for papers

18th of August 2015
CIRI symposium call for papers

The Cleaning Industry Research Institute (CIRI) International is calling for research papers ahead of its 2016 symposium next spring.

CIRI is a not-for-profit scientific, educational and research institute based in the US. It is calling for papers showing application of cleaning science to advance professional cleaning practice and public

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