Cleaners and smart technology - working hand in hand?

27th of June 2022
Cleaners and smart technology - working hand in hand?

Cleaners are becoming increasingly used to digital systems in their day-to-day work. Or are they? Are smart solutions making life easier for staff, or simply adding to their stress? ECJ looks at the evolving relationship between cleaners and technology.

CLEANING HAS ALWAYS BEEN a difficult job. It requires physical strength, thoroughness, hard

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Train to improve processes

24th of June 2022
Train to improve processes

Cleaning and disinfection processes have become enhanced significantly during the pandemic and education around that must be targeted in order to improve processes and safety. Rich Prinz of EvaClean - specialist in sustainable disinfection solutions - writes exclusively for ECJ.

PRIOR TO THE PANDEMIC, cleaning went on behind the scenes with

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Floor polishing preferences

23rd of June 2022
Floor polishing preferences

What are customers looking for when choosing a floor polishing system? Are they mostly concerned with factors such as productivity and price, for example? And what other factors should they take into account such as user safety, ergonomics and performance?

HARD FLOORS NEED TO BE kept in tip-top condition in order to increase their lifespan and

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A chemical reaction

20th of June 2022
A chemical reaction

The need for sustainable solutions has become a key driver in cleaning. But at the same time, Covid-19 has heightened demand for sanitised, germ-free public spaces. So how are these contrasting requirements impacting on the chemicals sector, asks Ann Laffeaty?

TWO KEY TOPICS have dominated the cleaning industry in recent years: the need for

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Cleaning chemicals - minimising risk

14th of June 2022
Cleaning chemicals - minimising risk

Some chemical cleaning products pose a potential risk to staff – particularly when inhaled. ECJ finds out what employers and associations are doing to protect staff members and minimise the risk to cleaners’ lungs.

THE WORKPLACE IS A SAFER place today than it has ever been before. Or so we like to think. Safety came fairly low down

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Meeting All the Demands of Disinfecting - On, Beneath, and High Above the Surface

4th of May 2022
Meeting All the Demands of Disinfecting - On, Beneath, and High Above the Surface

A few generations back, the widely accepted concept of "clean" equated to "not dirty." Except for a handful of settings in which sterile environments were critical, such as hospitals and labs, if a surface, textile, or body part was swept, wiped, washed, or rinsed and showed no dirt, it was considered clean.

These cleaning protocols, acceptable

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