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New antimicrobial-protected access control devices kill 99.9 per cent of prevalent bacteria

Contamination of clean environments could soon become a thing of the past, as Remsdaq launches its EntroPad range of access control readers, keypads and request to exit buttons with antimicrobial protection built in. Third party testing to ISO 22196:2011 proves ...

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Eliminate washroom odours, improve hygiene & save money! It can’t be true, but it is!

We all know smelly washrooms can cost contracts, get ahead of the game and satisfy your clients. No matter how regularly you clean a well-used aging washroom with traditional cleaning methods, airborne and surface bacteria will always build up quicker ...

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Is there a silent danger in your water system?

Some bacteria such as Legionella, shut down functions when exposed to stressful conditions such as heat shock and superchlorination. Things such as reproduction, are put on hold until overall conditions improve, and the bacteria can resuscitate back to its normal ...

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Managing Legionella – Prevention and Protection

If you are an employer or person in control of premises, you have a legal responsibility to identify and manage any risk of Legionella contamination. For effective monitoring a reliable thermometer kit is essential. Legionella, like many bacteria, thrive at ...

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Smelly washrooms cost contracts

There are many barriers to effectively keeping washrooms clean and fresh-smelling. No matter how regular the cleaning schedule, airborne bacteria quickly builds up in enclosed spaces and the resulting growth can cause stubborn smells that are extremely difficult to eliminate. ...

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Smelly washrooms cost contracts

There are many barriers to effectively keeping washrooms clean and fresh-smelling. No matter how regular the cleaning schedule, airborne bacteria quickly builds up in enclosed spaces and the resulting growth can cause stubborn smells that are extremely difficult to eliminate. ...

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Reduce the risk

With Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks and the discovery of Legionella bacteria in water systems being such a serious issue, Jamie Tranter, Clearwater Technology, shares some useful advice on controlling the risk According to the British Lung Foundation, Legionnaires’ Disease is a ...

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Smelly washrooms cost contracts

There are many barriers to effectively keeping washrooms clean and fresh-smelling. No matter how regular the cleaning schedule, airborne bacteria quickly builds up in enclosed spaces and the resulting growth can cause stubborn smells that are extremely difficult to eliminate. ...

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A bug’s life

Jamie Woodhall, Technical Field Consultant at Initial Washroom Hygiene explains why poor hygiene habits in the workplace lead directly to illness and sick leave Even though we may not make a habit of it, many of us will commit the odd ...

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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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