The sale of sub-standard street food items prepared in unhygienic conditions is among the major causes of diseases in Islamabad in summer, according to a report.
Many of the vendors in the Pakistani city are said to observe poor hygiene standards when handling the utensils used to serve edibles to customers.
A large number of stalls and carts
Contract cleaning workers and employers in South Africa's Northern Cape have proposed a minimum wage increase of R500 (34 euros) a month for the sector, in order to help workers catch up with the standard of living.
The matter was discussed during the Department of Labour (DoL) public hearings in Johannesburg, Kimberley and Nelspruit recently.
Travelling at speeds of 70.9 miles (114 kilometres) an hour, a motorised toilet devised by two Englishmen in a pub has set a new world land speed record.
Pensioner Trevor Duckworth and 55-year-old Shaun Walker from Brighouse, Yorkshire, came up with the idea of the high-speed toilet over a pint. They then drew the initial sketches of their
An Australian study has revealed doctors at most public hospitals are failing to follow national hand hygiene guidelines.
This is because the current five-step approach is too complex, says Professor Mary-Louise McLaws, an infectious diseases expert at the University of New South Wales.
Her study focused on how regularly health workers
FIDEN, the International Association of Building Service Contractors, will hold its congress from September 11-14 this year in Dresden, Germany. The theme: Impact of European and National Politics on Industrial Cleaning - What's Ahead?
The programme will examine the decisions made by politicians regarding minimum wages, freedom of movement for
More than 340 delegates from Italy's cleaning sector met in Milan recently for a two-day conference organised by industry body Afidamp - Forum Pulire.
Despite the fact the industry is composed of more than 23,000 companies and employs 500,000 people with a turnover of 11 billion euros, it does not receive the recognition it deserves in the