The debt owed by public administrations to member companies of Spain's Professional Association of Cleaning Companies (Aspel) in 2014 is 618.5 million Euros, representing a 2.2 per cent decrease compared with the previous year.
Aspel president Juan Díez de los Ríos commented: "In spite of the fact the debt has come down slightly,
With effect from January 1, Austrian hygiene systems specialist Hagleitner has taken over the hygiene product division of Initial Hygiene Austria.
"The increasing hygiene demand with our clients calls for innovations and a higher service level, explained managing director Hans Georg Hagleitner. "This acquisition allows us an even tighter
Michel de Bruin, ceo of Netherlands-based microfibre specialist Greenspeed, has been appointed to the position of vice-chairman of the ISSA European Council.
De Bruin will also continue to represent the interests of the Benelux region on the industry association's council.
He commented on his appointment: "ISSA has much to offer everyone in all
Doctors and nurses wash their hands less often as their shift progresses, increasing the risk they will spread infections among their patients, a study warns.
Tired and busy staff concentrate on their medical duties and see hand hygiene as a 'low priority'. And the more stress and workload, the less compliance with the rules.
Hengchen Dai of the
Many of us are fastidious about using public toilets because we fear they may be colonised by germs of multiple users.
But a new study published online in the journal "Applied and Environmental Microbiology" has revealed that the average public washroom is no germier than our toilets at home.
Microbiologists tracked viruses and bacteria at four