Addressing cultural diversity in the workplace can greatly impact on occupational safety and health, says a new report from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA).
The report, ‘Diverse cultures at work: ensuring safety and health through leadership and participation’, reveals that there can be serious consequences
With hand washing rates said to be astoundingly low among healthcare workers - and costs related to hospital-acquired infections soaring - some hospitals in the US have resorted to extreme methods to encourage better hygiene by their doctors and nurses.
When healthcare workers at Long Island, New York's North Shore University Hospital enter an
Germany's leading cleaning associations gathered in Berlin recently to discuss current market conditions and look ahead to the industry exhibition CMS, which takes place in the city from September 25-26.
Dr Christian Göke, chief operating officer at Messe Berlin - where CMS will take place - said he is expecting around 350 exhibitors from
Global facility services provider ISS has been named number one on the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) annual ranking of the world's best outsourcing companies.
The company has been on the list for several years, reaching the number two position last year. This is the first time, however, it has achieved the number
Microfibre cleaning systems specialist MGS International has announced that director Michel de Bruin has acquired the shares of joint owner Rene Buijs. This now makes him the sole owner of the company, which is based in the Netherlands.
Commenting on the move de Bruin said: "I am convinced that the company has a great future ahead of it. I would
Following the acquisition in March 2012 of Contico Manufacturing by Robert Scott & Sons, commercial director Vernon Holmes has decided to leave the company.
A familiar face throughout the industry, Holmes has been with Contico for 38 years. "I leave Contico on 30th June after 38 fantastic years with the company," said Holmes. "Over the past