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Stepping up hand hygiene with Gradus SureContact

Contract interiors specialist Gradus has launched SureContact, a new antimicrobial handrail finish designed to improve hygiene in healthcare applications.Available as an optional extra on selected Gradus Handrails, Combi-rails and Dual Rail, the permanently protective antimicrobial finish contains Sanitised Zinc Pyrithione ...

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The real Germ Warfare

FMJ explores how to go about preventing the spread of harmful bacteria and viruses, as well as explaining some of the requirements, regulations and products in the industry When people think of specialist cleaning, they focus on things such as high-up ...

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New SteriBin steps up to design challenge

Leafield Environmental has designed a new ‘no touch lid’ pedal operated recycling SteriBin which can collect up to three different waste streams such as landfill waste, food waste and mixed recyclables in a compact 90 litre unit. Originally designed for ...

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Don’t spend a penny in your washrooms…

There are many ways that facilities managers can cut their washroom costs other than simply buying cheaper products. Charlie Kortens takes a look at the use of consumables and water, and other ways to save money in the washroom environment ...

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Flooded communities warned about high levels of bacteria

Media reports over the weekend of extremely high levels of bacteria in sampled floodwater collected in Somerset, an area of the UK severely affected by the high levels of rainfall over recent weeks, have alluded to the fact that the ...

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Research finds higher levels of bacteria in aerated hospital taps

A new study published in the February issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, the journal of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, has uncovered that significant higher levels of infectious pathogens are found in water from faucet taps with aerators compared ...

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Rentokil launches post-pest disinfection service

Rentokil Pest Control has launched a new pest disinfection service which reduces the risk of the illnesses associated with pest infestations. Pests can carry bacteria and viruses which can pose a serious health risk to people and pets.  These pathogens ...

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UK workers spend 41 hours per year in the washroom

UK office workers are likely to spend an incredible 41 hours* in the company washroom each year, with men spending an extra four hours more than women using the bathroom facilities over the course of the year! The results of ...

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EasyShine elevates the cleaning standard

Using the very latest ultramicrofibre technology (with fibres 70% finer than conventional fibres) Vikan’s outstanding EasyShine must be the most productive cleaning tool to achieve cost-effective, long lasting cleaning results on glass and polished metal surfaces. Effective EasyShine removes up ...

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Hospital trust fined £350,000 over fatal Legionnaires’ disease and patient window fall

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been ordered to pay a total of £350,000 in fines and costs for serious safety failings relating to two separate matters. The first concerns at least seven patients being infected with ...

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