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While Governments advocate soap and water as a primary defence in the fight against Covid-19 it's 'business as usual' for InnuScience's biotechnological products.
Cleaning staff contracted by WeWork through Jones Lang Lasalle in New York, have been instructed to continue to go into work during the Coronavirus pandemic and must use their paid time off or limited sick leave if they become ill, according a story in the Guardian newspaper.
The publication claims to have had sight of ‘an internal document’ provided to cleaning staff on how to respond to inspectors who visit WeWork office buildings to ensure that essential work is being carried out.
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With so much bad news around at the moment it's easy to forget that the Coronavirus is forcing us to make many positive changes in our lives, isn't it?
I write this from my garden, directly under the area that both Gatwick and Heathrow aircraft circle high above whilst queuing to land and am happy to say that a plane overhead is now as likely to make us stop and stare as the newly arrived Spotted Woodpecker and - incredibly - the Red Kites which by rights shouldn't be anywhere near us.
I'm sharing my home with a daughter and her friend - both of whom are working in highly sensitive fields that require complete privacy and which normally take them around the country. They're managing perfectly well here and the group meetings and even group training sessions my daughter leads are running like a dream. I wonder how many others who are normally on the road or railways daily (or flying too often for business) are happily home-based in a less polluted environment with more hours in the day (as they're not having to travel) and are a lot less stressed to boot?
I hope lessons are being learnt about our need to travel less for work and that there will be a rethink over Heathrow's planned extra runway as well as much of the high-speed rail link that's decimating so much of our countryside and forcing people from their homes. Yes we badly need to connect up some places to the network but let's be sensible about it!
Another positive is our focus on hygiene. I've always felt disturbed by the surveys which reveal that so many people don't bother washing their hands after visiting the WC. I've been in this industry proper for almost 30 years now and things haven't improved. I'd wondered whether respondents were winding up the surveyors but having carried out a secret survey myself whilst filming for the BBC some years back, I realised that this wasn't the case.
Results from a survey carried out in the US last week show, encouragingly, that not only are more people now washing their hands a lot more frequently than they used to, the majority are planning to continue the habit once this pandemic has passed. While of course this will stand us in good stead for the next one, it will also prevent a lot of the infections that many of us might have picked up in the meantime, because of poor hygiene.
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Mountains of waste are being flytipped in epic proportions across Britain, as warnings are raised that the Government risks replacing the coronavirus pandemic with a plague if councils keep recycling and waste tips shut during the lockdown.
Security company, the VPS Group, has called on the government to list waste disposal staff as critical workers, require councils to reopen their tips, and allow households to include waste disposal as an essential trip.
Britain’s window cleaners should be employed in a nationwide rolling programme of sanitisation to fight the Coronavirus, according to the Federation of Window Cleaners. The FWC is calling for Government to launch an initiative like the schemes operated by other countries, to disinfect problem areas during the pandemic.
The virus can live on surfaces such as door handles and street furniture for some time, meaning people can be at risk of catching it every time they touch something outside their home.
The survey found the majority of Americans are following the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention's (CDC) hand washing guidelines.
The programme has been developed to enable businesses to maintain clean and hygienic buildings so that building users remain safe and healthy.
The six-fold month-on-month increase for March was reported by the Uxbridge-based firm which is now braced for requests to more than double again throughout April as Covid-19 maintains a stranglehold on the UK economy.
Wrennalls Group's Shaun Bradbury says that despite the UK being in lockdown, his company is still very much operational and indeed it is 'business as usual', with some great products available and ready for delivery.
"Coronaviruses are enveloped viruses, meaning that they are RNA viruses which are surrounded by an outer coating comprised of a lipid bilayer (water-insoluble fatty coating)," explains Shaun.
One of the things we learned from the SARS epidemic that began in 2002, is that many people in Hong Kong contracted the SARS virus by inhaling contaminated air. This air was released from dried out drainage pipes of a large apartment complex in the city.
What happened was the water in the P-shaped traps below drains dried up. When that happened, sewer gasses containing the germs that cause SARS were released into the building and were inhaled.
During these unprecedented times, Optimal is providing an empty building monitoring service, free of charge, using its game-changing EMMA AI solution. This offer is being provided as a gesture of goodwill to help businesses control and reduce financial commitments so funds are not wasted on unnecessary utility consumption.
Kimberly-Clark Professional has launched the WypAll Reach Centrefeed System providing a versatile light-wiping solution for all types of cleaning tasks, including mopping up a spillage, cleaning windows and wiping handrails.
The system has been designed to be portable and convenient, and to reduce consumption and waste by over 20% compared to traditional blue rolls improving both operational and cost efficiencies for facilities managers.
Customers who need immediate technical support for their fleet of Tennant and Vaclensa cleaning machines can now use the company's latest innovative service support tool 'Instant Assist'.
The app allows companies to manage their jobs, create custom checklists, generate quotes and invoices and manage staff.
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Cleaning chemical manufacturer Greyland has seen an overall increase in demand of 300% from its distributor network, whilst demand for liquid soap and specialist sanitisers for the NHS and care home market especially, has grown tenfold.
Vectair Systems is helping to distribute and deliver urgent supplies to the frontline during the coronavirus crisis, with almost a thousand of its Sanitex MVP Soap refills arriving at the NHS Nightingale Hospital last week.
“Following discussion, the Government has confirmed that those involved in the production and distribution of cleaning and hygiene products are classified as key workers.
It is our understanding that Government is avoiding precise definitions to avoid a key sector being missed.