ISS, the world's leading building services provider, is launching worldwide campaigns among its employees to promote health, safety and the environment. There will be a number of initiatives throughout this year under the name You and Me. These will be promoted to the company's 520,000 employees in over 50 countries. ECJ spoke exclusively to head
Research commissioned by hand hygiene systems manufacturer Deb claims to show that people use 16 per cent less water in the washroom when they use foam soap compared with liquid soap.
Researchers asked 150 people to place their hands in compost to simulate a moderate level of dirt and then wash their hands, once with a traditional liquid/lotion
A European study into workplace hygiene carried out by service provider Initial shows that hygiene standards are severely lacking, with a high percentage of workers failing to wash their hands after a visit to the toilet.
Employees in France and the Benelux countries are the worst offenders: in France 83 per cent of men and 76 per cent of women
Netherlands-based All Care has become the sole representative for Brightwell washroom dispensers in the Benelux and Germanic countries - following the signing of an exclusive alliance agreement last month.
Brightwell, which has its headquarters in the UK, specialises in the development of dosing systems - from soap dispensers in washrooms to
MITIE Group, the outsourcing and building services company based in the UK, has acquired the remaining 50 per cent share of Service Management International (SMI) to take full control. It had already owned the other half of the business.
It acquired the remaining share from Klüh Service Management, based in Germany.
Founded in 2000, SMI has
Kimberly-Clark has launched The Healthy Workplace Project, an initiative designed to show facilities managers how taking steps to eradicate germs from the office environment could cut absenteeism and raise staff productivity levels.
The company says it will offer companies advice and practical support to enable them to install hygiene systems