Both real and perceived gender discrimination in our cleaning industry is best dealt with through education, cultural understanding, and determination. These were the key messages delivered at the women's forum held during ISSA/Interclean 2014 last week.
Facilitated by the ISSA's Dianna Steinbach, the panel comprised Sofitel vice president
This year's ISSA/Interclean exhibition in Amsterdam - the 25th edition of the event - has seen an increase in visitor numbers of five per cent compared to the last one in 2012, the organisers have announced.
This year's visitor number was 29,325, compared to 28,001 in 2012. And there were 696 exhibitors this time, compared to 669 two years
The B60/10 C MopVac from Kärcher was declared the best innovation for the cleaning industry when it was announced as the winner of the Amsterdam Innovation Award at today's opening ceremony for ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2014 in the Netherlands.
It was chosen to be awarded the overall prize from the three category winners - the other two were Wetrok
Hand hygiene programmes are financially feasible - and their implementation costs are relatively low compared with the savings that can be made.
These were the conclusions reached by an economics expert at a recent hand hygiene conference in London.
Joy Townsend, emeritus professor of economics and primary care at the London School of Hygiene