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We had a chuckle at home today, over the Nottingham Trent University student who forgot to shut his window when hurriedly leaving his room in Halls to head home before lockdown kicked in. He returned this week to find that pigeons had moved in, not only leaving pigeon mess all over the room, but laying two eggs in the sink and a hatched chick in the wardrobe!
I pity the poor souls who had to clean up after both of these incidents, but perhaps not as much as the worker at the Exhall, Warwickshire, waste management centre who, investigating a terrible stench recently, opened a dumped chest freezer, only to find the body of a murdered man inside.
As my daughter (who used to work as an office cleaner every evening after college) said: "You wouldn't know where to start, would you?" I'd felt the same, but quickly realised that this is probably where every good cleaner's training and experience kicks in.
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Nilfisk has not rested on its laurels over the past 100-plus years - whether it be over technical innovation or the marketing of its products – so it comes as no surprise that it is using the Internet for a ‘virtual launch’ event next month.
A new engineer-led work safety business, headquartered in Yorkshire, that uses the latest technologies and applications to combat pathogens, has launched to help organisations create safer, cleaner working environments post-Covid.
Having worked within the medical technology sector for the last 12 years, sister and brother, Samantha and Jamie Moore, have set up Moore MedTech in response to the problems businesses and facilities management specialists face when reopening and operating workplaces safely following the outbreak of the pandemic.
Samantha (Sam) Farr, and Phil Wallen, have now been taken on by Greyland, in order “to cope with the massive demand for cleaning chemicals”, which the global pandemic has brought about.
Screen protection specialist InvisibleShield’s 2020 glass screen protectors - treated with Kastus anti-microbial technology, have been confirmed by an independent global testing laboratory to be effective against human Coronavirus as well as 99.99% of the most common surface bacteria.
All InvisibleShield anti-microbial glass screen protectors produced in 2020 and beyond will feature Kastus technology.
Are you servicing high footfalls? Want to keep your venue as Covid safe throughout the day for staff, visitors, and pupils? Struggling to keep up with demand on your hand sanitiser station? Then the Pedal Pro 7000 is your solution!
Since the Covid-19 outbreak, the hygiene and safety of staff, visitors and attendees has become the No.1 priority for businesses. The challenge is even greater for those welcoming large footfalls. Whole industries are now facing so many challenges in their day-to-day operations, particularly those with large footfalls such as event spaces, museums, offices, schools and universities.
“Many cleaning and janitorial product suppliers will have seen a surge in online orders during the pandemic as demand rose, especially from new customers.
During the pandemic, selling cleaning and janitorial products via more than one sales channel became key to continuing operations in this competitive industry.
IntelliSpray technology, newly developed by Taski, is a fully integrated solution that allows facilities to scrub floors and disinfect them in a single pass, achieving a new standard in hygiene - the ultimate cleaning machine, now with integrated disinfection.
As the world emerges from the strictest of lockdown conditions, businesses face a variety of challenges, most prominent of which is the health of workers and customers. Lingering concerns regarding cleanliness and pathogens will elevate hygiene expectations and facilities are responsible for exceeding those expectations. IntelliSpray forms a core component of Taski's support for businesses facing these challenges.
ISS’s new Group CEO Jacob Aarup-Andersen, celebrated his first day at the office on 1st September, along with thousands of ISS employees around the world who watched him speak at an online live broadcast event at the company's headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark.
"I have truly looked forward to this day since the announcement in May,” he said – and – referring to the IT malware attack that hit the company in the beginning of 2020, and to the Covid-19 pandemic, added: “I have been thoroughly impressed by how all my ISS colleagues across the world have handled an immensely challenging start to 2020.
Factories were then on the threshold of Industry 2.0, producing products faster and cheaper, enabling more people to buy them.
Kimberly-Clark Professional partners with the British Institute of Cleaning Science to bring expert practical advice on how to operate successfully in the post-pandemic era of the cleaning industry.
LaCerta has announced its full list of high-profile judges for the new Technology & Marketing Awards for the cleaning and facilities management sector.
Sponsored by Vectair Systems, the awards are a chance for marketing & PR professionals, leaders, CEO's or anyone working on exciting campaigns in the cleaning, hygiene and FM sectors, to showcase and share their success.
Ecolab has been a long-term supplier of NHS Supply Chain, providing critical infection prevention solutions, combined with service and training to help ensure cleaner, safer and healthier healthcare environments. During the Covid-19 pandemic, the demand for infection prevention solutions has surged, and Ecolab has worked closely with NHS Supply Chain to help ensure the right products are delivered where they are needed the most across the NHS and health & social care.
It goes without saying that the last few months have been challenging and, with no vaccine available and queries over the value of antibodies against Covid 19, we still face an uncertain time ahead. The profile of cleaning has never been so high and, as businesses start to reopen, hygiene is top of everyone's agenda.
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