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The cold season

As the winter cold and flu season gets under way, Stuart Hands from Tork manufacturer Essity looks at the potential risks of the public washroom in helping to spread infections and viruses Many people are squeamish about using public washrooms ...

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Shining example

Organisations are judged on the quality of their washrooms, so keeping them clean and hygienic is a must, says Nikki Phillips, Divisional Manager, AM Services Group The workplace washroom is usually one of the smallest spaces in the workplace and ...

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Germ warfare

Preventing the spread of germs is key to reducing sickness in the winter workplace. We ask two cleaning and hygiene specialists for their advice As Christmas and the New Year loom, the winter months bring plenty of opportunities for celebration. However, with ...

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Planning tomorrow’s care today

Paul Djuric, Operations Manager at Urgent Technology explains how facilities management can safeguard the future of care in an ageing world Recent research suggests that almost 90 per cent of local authorities in England will face a “crisis” in care ...

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Unsung heroes

Cleaning projects are undervalued, argues Julian Fris, Director at FM Consultancy Neller Davies, but recognising the importance of presenting a clean, well maintained facility should not be overlooked Cleaning is an under-valued profession but an extremely important component of every ...

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Comfort zone

The state of the washroom not only affects staff wellbeing, it influences perceptions of the organisation. Suzanne Halley explains the importance of maintaining a pleasant and hygienic washroom environment Ask employees to name their biggest bugbears about workplace washrooms and ...

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Cleaning up in the washroom

Washrooms are an essential but too often overlooked part of a workplace. In this article FMJ looks at how to design your washrooms in order to keep your workforce happy whilst remaining environmentally friendly, cost effective and hygienic Few things ...

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Cleaning up in the washroom

FMJ talk to experts who provide insight into how washrooms can be designed to make the job of facilities managers easier in terms of choice of materials as well as new products such as integrated consumables As with pretty much ...

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