High pressure cleaning issues

10th of December 2012
High pressure cleaning issues

Ducts, solar panels, restaurant hoods, graffiti-covered walls - which tasks represent the biggest challenges for high pressure cleaning machine manufacturers? And how are the machines on the market adapted to cope with difficult applications?

High pressure cleaning is an extremely effective method of removing all types of substances from a wide

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Sweepers - what do customers want?

6th of December 2012
Sweepers - what do customers want?

When asked what they want most from their sweeping system, how do most customers respond? Do they want a machine that offers ease of use, dust control, fast and efficient sweeping, economies in use – or all of the above? Ann Laffeaty finds out.

Sweeping machines are both hugely versatile and immensely practical. They can be used for

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Antimicrobials - are the ingredients safe?

6th of December 2012
Antimicrobials - are the ingredients safe?

A recent US study shows the increased use of hand sanitisers is having a knock-on effect on our lakes and rivers, with ingredients like Triclocarban and Triclosan coming under increased scrutiny for their impact on environmental and public health. ECJ takes a closer look at these ingredients, their potential risks when used in hand hygiene

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How jolly is your cleaning trolley?

5th of December 2012
How jolly is your cleaning trolley?

How important is a cleaning trolley’s appearance in today’s image-conscious society? Do customers really care about how attractive their trolleys look, or are they more concerned about other factors such as practicality and price? Ann Laffeaty finds out.

As we all know, the main point of a cleaning trolley is to transport equipment,

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Reduce, reuse, recyle, dispose

29th of November 2012
Reduce, reuse, recyle, dispose

Governments throughout Europe are setting ambitious targets for waste reduction and recycling. Now, however, it’s not just about disposing of waste wisely, there is a new mantra – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Dispose. Ceris Burns, managing director of cleaning, FM and resource management public relations agency, Ceris Burns International,

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Risks of working alone

29th of November 2012
Risks of working alone

David Foster of property and people protection specialist Sitex Orbis explains the risks facing those who work alone, the responsibilities of employers and how they can support and protect their staff.

In a world where everyone seems to be connected 24/7, it’s easy to forget many people work alone. Not isolated behind a computer screen and

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