Hygiene in healthcare - are cleaners a risk?

27th of April 2020
Hygiene in healthcare - are cleaners a risk?

Cleaners play an important role in reducing the bacterial loading in hospitals. But are they actually part of the cross-contamination problem when moving from area to area, asks Ann Laffeaty?

The role of cleaners in our hospitals is crucial. They move unobtrusively between wards and corridors, cleaning up as they go and ensuring that all floors

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards winner - Incentive QAS

27th of April 2020
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards winner - Incentive QAS

The concept of sustainability runs right through the heart of Incentive QAS instead of simply being an “add-on”, says managing director Jamie Wright. And this is what earned the company the 2019 European Cleaning & Hygiene Award for Sustainability Best Practice, he says.

Concern for the environment has become a prominent topic

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Safer scrubber dryers

24th of April 2020
Safer scrubber dryers

How do scrubber dryer manufacturers ensure that their machines are safe – both to operate and to be around? ECJ looks at the risks involved with scrubber drying and finds out about the latest safety features incorporated into today’s machines.

Scrubber dryers tend to be large and cumbersome. And like any sizeable machines they can be

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Business faces up to life post-Brexit

23rd of April 2020
Business faces up to life post-Brexit

The British government says it will “take the legitimate concerns” of business into negotiations aimed at brokering a free trade deal with the European Union. But what do businesses want post-Brexit? Hartley Milner seeks some answers.

Buoyed by his epic election victory in December, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has vowed to have a trade

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards winner - Derrycourt

22nd of April 2020
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards winner - Derrycourt

Derrycourt considers its staff to be its greatest resource – which is why the company has won the European Cleaning & Hygiene Award for Investment in Training for the second year running. Learning and development manager Laura Keogh talks us through Derrycourt’s ethos.

Derrycourt is a European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards winner - Buitengewoon-Facilicom

20th of April 2020
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards winner - Buitengewoon-Facilicom

Buitengewoon-Facilicom does its utmost to recruit candidates who are keen to work – however poor their job prospects may seem on paper. So the ground-breaking social enterprise was a worthy winner of the 2019 European Cleaning & Hygiene Award for Commitment to Diversity in the Workforce.

Looking for a job can be a daunting process.

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