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Right now, as the world is dealing with the huge effects and consequences of the Coronavirus, another global crisis continues to worsen every day...
Liz Benison will join as new country manager for ISS UK and Ireland on 1st May 2021. She will also become member of the executive group management and report directly to Group CEO, Jacob Aarup-Andersen.
Liz joins from a position as managing director, Mainland Europe and member of the management board at Arriva. During her career, she has led the transformation of companies in several fields, including engineering, manufacturing and financial services.
More than 35,000 industry leaders and 600-plus companies from around the globe are expected to convene at the China Clean Expo from 30th March - 2nd April, 2021 for a four-day event being held at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre in Shanghai, China.
If you are planning to be amongst them, you can pre-register now.
The researchers described their finding as troubling and said: "It's clear that the scope of plastic pollution in Pennsylvania extends far beyond what was previously thought".
A study into a major cause of hospital acquired infections has begun. The work is exploring how contagion bacteria survive even deep cleans with chemical products and is evaluating a novel approach to reduce HAI through the use of probiotic hard surface cleaners.
The collaboration between Genesis Biosciences and the University of Huddersfield has received funding from the National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC) and will examine infection-causing dry biofilms and assess the efficacy of preventative probiotic cleansers.
In a recent poll of cleaning professionals, only 2% ranked vacuuming as 'important', yet vacuuming takes about 25% of a cleaner's time. Automated vacuuming costs less, can clean better, saves energy and frees up skilled cleaning teams to concentrate on the important tasks.
Touch points, toilets and kitchens accounted for the other 98% of votes, which makes perfect sense as these are the high-risk areas when it comes to infection control. Creating any time- or cost-saving in these areas is almost impossible, but vacuuming, which is easy to automate, could provide a lot more time for the 98% of important tasks.
“We can learn a lot from a study released last year about the use of isopropyl alcohol (IPA) for cleaning and disinfecting.
Light & fresh, the crisp scent of Ice Cool is a delicate balance of musk & floral, creating a truly universal fragrance. The new scent provides an uplifting, upscale and unique scent to a variety of locations.
Fresh air and exercise have been two of the benefits for many during the last 12 months of on-off lockdowns. And as the latest lockdown starts to ease in the UK with schools returning and plans being made for businesses to reopen, many of us will be thinking of ways to keep up a healthier lifestyle and not slip back into old habits.
But when it comes to the air that we breathe, how many of us know what the air quality is like in our workplaces and other shared indoor spaces?
Cleaning and disinfecting public spaces have become increasingly important during the pandemic.
The episode followed Svetoslav 'Stan' Nikolov, a Mitie cleaning manager based at Terminal 5, as he operated ultraviolet robot 'Victoria' during the team's night shift.
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