A 30-year-old man in the US state of Connecticut landed up in court after taking exception to the way in which a hotel cleaner was mopping a floor.
John Thornton was arrested after he took the mop away from a member of the hotel's cleaning team and began "aggressively mopping" the floor himself.
Thornton apparently grabbed the cleaner's mop and
The Irish Contract Cleaning Association (ICCA) presented its annual awards in Dublin recently, with Aramark named as Overall Winner for the Best Cleaned Contract in Ireland for its contract at Genzyme in Waterford.
Chairman of ICCA David Hogan commented during the ceremony: "These awards provide a benchmark for quality within the industry. Over
Cleaning industry professionals would rather clean up bodily fluids than tackle stains and odours in public washrooms, according to a new survey.
Most of them - 67 per cent - rank this task as the most difficult cleaning and disinfecting job in public washrooms. The online survey of 375 industry professionals was carried out in the USA by
Employees use their workplace washrooms as a place to escape and let off steam, according to the latest Hygiene Matters study commissioned by Tork manufacturer SCA.
And half of all respondents want their employers to pay more attention to the quality of the washrooms where they work.
The findings of the survey, which was carried out in 13
The Italian association of professional cleaning equipment manufacturers AfidampFAB has reported an increase of two per cent in revenue for 2013, to a total of 1,434,625,675 euros.
The growth is accounted for by an increase in exports of four per cent, while in Italy there was actually a decrease in sales of one per cent. Up to 53 per cent of
Japan's penchant for heated toilets has resulted in an invasion of deadly redback spiders.
Redbacks first appeared in Japan in the 1990s, believed to have arrived on cargo ships from Australia. Experts initially believed the tropical spider could not survive the cold Japanese winters. But it is now thought that the heated toilets common in