Four million people are currently employed in the European cleaning industry - but they work in tough environments and the rate of sick-leave and work-related injuries is high. Manufacturer of Tork washroom systems SCA reveals the outcome of an observational study into cleaners’ working lives in Germany, France, the Netherlands and
The banks – who needs them? That’s a question some high-profile economists are seriously beginning to ask as alternative sources of finance come online to bridge the funding gap. Hartley Milner reports on one of these enterprising new kids on the block, the peer-to-peer business lender.
Frustratingly for us all, the bankers have drawn
The Surge CXC 1200 42 litre dual surface cleaning machine from NSS can be used for tile, grout cleaning and restorative carpet cleaning.
When used with the hard surface rotary tool, two 1200 psi (83 bar) streams clean away tough soils from hard floors. By turning the pressure regulator to 500 psi (34 bar) and attaching a carpet wand, it can be
A system has been developed by Israeli startup company Hyginex to help reduce the risk of cross contamination around hospitals and other healthcare sites. Digital bracelets work alongside sensor-embedded soap dispensers to detect if the user has washed their hands properly.
The non-intrusive bracelet has a tiny red LED light to also remind the
The battery industry is changing all the time and manufacturers are increasingly striving to come up with smaller, lighter products that can be recharged more quickly and that work more efficiently. Ann Laffeaty asks battery manufacturers about their latest products – and finds out what they feel the future holds for the industry.
As part of its ongoing strategy to offer a wide range of deep cycle battery options for the renewable energy market, Trojan Battery has added a new 140AH 12-AGM battery to its range.
This is designed for applications that require maintenance-free battery power such as in remote areas where proper maintenance cannot be guaranteed.