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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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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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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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Spring into action

An annual spring clean provides the perfect opportunity to rejuvenate a workplace and re-evaluate its cleaning strategy, says George Hand of Office Depot The spring clean has been a tradition in one form or another for centuries. The act of ...

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RBS gets smart

IoT technology offers an opportunity to replace wasteful, unsustainable paper towels with smart hand-dryers that both cut waste and enable FMs to run a more efficient washroom The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has announced savings of £35,635 in operational ...

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Keep it clean

Amelia Baker of hygiene company Tork explains how connected washrooms are easing the maintenance burden in leisure venues Washroom maintenance can be a major burden for the facilities manager. Manually checking each toilet to ensure that supplies of soap and ...

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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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