What role does effective floor care play in maintaining high standards of hygiene? What are the most important considerations when cleaning floors to such high standards, what are the high-risk areas and how should service providers select the most appropriate equipment and chemicals? Jean-Pierre Lebrun, group product manager, floorcare at
Fighting infections truly is a matter of life and death. The World Health Organisation (WHO) reports that at any given time, of every 100 hospitalised patients, seven in developed countries and 10 in developing countries will acquire at least one healthcare-associated infection (HAI).1 Tragically that means every year, HAIs kill 16,000,000
Ann Laffeaty asks carpet care manufacturers about the mechanics of spot cleaning and finds out about the latest products on offer.
Removing a spot or stain from a carpet can be a highly technical business. Many factors need to be taken into account before tackling the task. For example, the cause of the stain; its chemical make-up and its age
In these highly mechanised times, what are the arguments for using a manual mop with all its associated labour costs in place of a machine to clean your floors? Ann Laffeaty asks mop manufacturers and machine suppliers their views.
A mop and bucket were once the chief tools for cleaning hard floors. But cleaning machines have gradually begun to
Diversity & inclusion – one of the buzz phrases for the 21st century workplace. But what does it
really mean, and how are cleaning sector companies embracing the concept?
Diversity & inclusion. It’s a phrase we have all heard many times but do we know what it means, and how many businesses can say they are truly embracing its
We all have our favourite smells but as human beings we rely less on our noses to help us navigate the world, and use them as something to help us enjoy it a little more. And researchers have discovered that the human sense of smell is actually far more powerful than originally thought. Writing for ECJ, direct365 takes a look at the science of