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Mitie launches cleaning service “proven” to combat Covid-19

Mitie has launched the UK’s first cleaning service with a chemical-free cleaning product which it says is “proven” to kill Covid-19 on surfaces for six months. Citrox Protect is a non-toxic cleaning product made from two natural materials – silicon ...

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BS Handling Systems launches COVID-19 support solution

To help mitigate against the risk of infection and assist employee safety, Leicester based BS Handling Systems has invested over £100,000 in specialist equipment, cleaning solution and training for an electrostatic sanitisation system. This enables the company to offer a ...

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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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The smallest room

The state of the toilets strongly affects perceptions of an organisation. Leading suppliers share their thoughts on how to create a welcoming washroom and promote good hygiene, even in a limited space DR PETER BARRATT TECHNICAL MANAGER, INITIAL WASHROOM HYGIENE ...

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Poor indoor air quality can lead to illness and reduced productivity

We spend around 90% of our lives indoors, often working for up to eight hours a day in poorly ventilated offices, occasionally alongside ill colleagues. We frequently take preventative measures to stop ourselves becoming unwell ourselves – like washing hands ...

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Over 100 accidents in five years at high security laboratories – An industry insider’s response

Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reports published in the Guardian newspaper (Ian Sample, science editor, 5th December 2014) revealed that UK-based high-security laboratories that handle the most dangerous viruses and bacteria have reported more than 100 accidents or near-misses to ...

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