Sweepers - an easy ride

6th of February 2023
Sweepers - an easy ride

How important is it that a sweeper should be easy to operate for the cleaner?  Ann Laffeaty finds out whether ergonomics and an easy ride are must-have features on a sweeper – and asks companies how they can make sure that their machines are user-friendly for the operator.

A sweeper is basically an industrial broom. And that means it

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Today’s trolley essentials

3rd of February 2023
Today’s trolley essentials

What are the most important elements of a contemporary cleaner’s trolley?  And how far are these requirements changing with the times? Ann Laffeaty asks manufacturers about the trolley essentials of the 2020s.

A cleaning trolley is a workstation on wheels – basically a manual version of the mobile worker’s van. So there is

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Digitising Make Ready

2nd of February 2023
Digitising Make Ready

Make Ready is a UK system that ensures ambulances are prepared by a dedicated team of specialists who clean, restock and check the equipment before the beginning and at the end of every shift. Currently Make Ready methods vary across the country – this is why James Bradley at services provider Churchill believes they should be

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Hand hygiene - handy in the right place

25th of January 2023
Hand hygiene - handy in the right place

Mild soaps, hand sanitisers, industrial hand cleansers, luxurious lotions – all of these products help to keep our hands clean, healthy and germ-free. But the choice of hand hygiene product will heavily depend on the environment in question. How do manufacturers meet such a wide range of hand hygiene needs, asks ECJ?

Hand hygiene should be

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Let’s talk about the importance of hygiene

18th of January 2023
Let’s talk about the importance of hygiene

A.I.S.E. is the umbrella organisation representing the European detergents and maintenance products industry. Aisling O’Kane talks about the importance of hygiene with Thomas Rauch, director of IHO (the German industry association for hygiene and surface disinfection) and chair of A.I.S.E.‘s Professional Cleaning & Hygiene Steering

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Batteries - information is power

4th of January 2023
Batteries - information is power

Cleaning machines all require high quality batteries to ensure performance and long autonomy. However cleaning is also one of the most challenging markets for manufacturers, as batteries often have to withstand to less than optimal charging conditions, deep discharging and intermediate charging. Micha Denys, export sales manager for Battery

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