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Global FM giant sets the standard with I-CON

International facilities management services provider OCS Group, which employs thousands of cleaning personnel around the world across a range of sectors including healthcare, education, business, industry, government and sport and leisure, has worked with hand protection specialist, Globus to help ...

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Protect hands and reduce the threat of cross contamination with I-CON: the new ‘smart’ colour-coded hand protection system from Globus

Hand protection specialist Globus has launched I-CON – a brand new colour-coded glove system providing enhanced chemical protection for workers in the cleaning and hygiene sector. The new I-CON glove system not only protects workers’ hands against the most common ...

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New generation hyper-effective cleaning & biocidal chemical

iVo Group launches Crebisol in the UK. A new generation biocidal solution, that is both an extremely effective cleaner, and is certified to kill MRSA, Norovirus and C-Diff. Log 8+ reduction against MRSA, fully effective against Norovirus spores, and the ...

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Fast delivery of handwash units to help combat Ebola

The Department of Health has stated that the risk of Ebola to the general public in the UK remains very low . However, four major UK hospitals are on standby to deal with any outbreak with isolation units being put ...

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New task force to combat medical emergencies within 24 hours

A unique fast response service is being launched this autumn. Infection control departments and facilities managers within the healthcare and medical sector will now be able to hire hand wash stations within 24 hours.The TEAL Task Force (TTF) has been ...

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Healthy Floor, Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

The need for specialist technologies, equipment and training in healthcare settings is often taken for granted. But flooring requirements are almost completely overlooked, at least by people outside the Healthcare business. FMJ explains more Think about the last time you ...

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Top compliance accreditation for ServiceMaster Clean

ServiceMaster Clean is pleased to announce that it has successfully been awarded an exor accreditation as an approved contractor. exor’s approach towards compliance is based on an active and robust programme of checking, testing and independent validation and proves that ...

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Antimicrobial copper brings ROI in two months for healthcare facility infection control

A unique health economics assessment of copper’s role in preventing healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) is being presented this week at the WHO’s International Conference on Prevention and Infection Control (ICPIC) in Geneva, demonstrating rapid payback on the capital investment. Health economics ...

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Copper surfaces reduce the rate of HAIs by more than half in new study

Placement of copper objects in intensive care unit (ICU) hospital rooms reduced the number of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) in patients by more than half, according to a new study. In the UK, over six per cent of patients  (6.4%) pick ...

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Cleaning staff more effective than high tech machines in reducing C. difficile

In a men verus machine experiment – new research has found that a dedicated daily cleaning crew who adequately clean and disinfect rooms contaminated by  Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) using a standardised process can be more effective than other disinfection interventions. ...

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