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Co-workers often spend long period of time in close proximity, usually with limited access to hand and surface hygiene materials.
However, according to Matt Morrison of Kaivac, developer of the No-Touch Cleaning system, there is more going on than we may realise.
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The strategic appointments will bolster Kleen-Tex's dedicated growth objectives throughout 2021 and beyond, including bringing extensive new product development to market across the Commercial and Industrial, Promotion, Residential and Textile industries.
Kaivac has appointed Keith Hartman as vice president of marketing, replacing long-time incumbent, Tom Morrison, who is retiring at the end of this year. Keith has a long history in the professional facility services industry, having spent 21 years working for Cintas – including as director of sales & operations, director of training & development, and senior marketing manager.
Before working at Cintas, Keith attended school at the University of Cincinnati's highly respected Carl H Linder College of Business.
We are seeking to appoint a UK based key account sales lead to help drive large customer acquisition in the UK, supporting our exclusive partnership with our UK distributor, and developing new distributor relationships in Europe. Ideal candidate will have experience in either the Cleaning or FM industry and be familiar with b2b selling. Experience of working in, or existing relationships in Europe (in particular Denmark, Norway, Sweden, France, Germany) is a benefit.
Global standards developing organisation, the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning & Restoration Certification, has published of a newly revised ANSI approved standard: ANSI/IICRC S100 Standard for Professional Cleaning of Textile Floor Coverings (7th edition, 2021).
ANSI/IICRC S100 describes the procedures, methods, and systems to be followed when performing professional commercial and residential textile floor coverings (e.g., carpet and rugs) maintenance and cleaning.
EFCI, the European Cleaning & Facility Services Industry association, is organising a week of online seminars from 11th – 15th October 2021 under the banner: ‘Cleaning and Facility Services for Europe's Recovery’.
The week will feature daily seminars as a platform for industry experts to analyse and review the latest development for the industry, with regard to Europe's recovery plans, the new world of work, the greening of cleaning services and the main innovation trends for the sector.
The British Institute of Cleaning Science is naturally delighted to announce that the 2021 BICSc Annual Awards will be going ahead. They will take place on Thursday, 30th September 2021, at the Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club in Birmingham, from midday - 17.00.
This special event will begin with a champagne networking drinks reception, where guests can raise a glass to 60 years of BICSc and catch up with their industry colleagues, followed by a 'Best of British' three-course lunch and Awards Ceremony, which will be hosted by the enigmatic Reverend Richard Coles - cleric, broadcaster, author and former Communard.
The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association's webinar - '8 Moments of Targeted Hygiene' - will help contract cleaners and facilities managers break the chain.
The Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners has received a grant of Royal Approval allowing it to confer the award of 'Chartered Practitioner in Environmental Cleaning', to members and establish a register thereof.
The WCEC Education committee has worked tirelessly for a prolonged period, to achieve this new Chartered status. Now there is a new route for members of the cleaning industry to gain a professional credential recognising their skills or expertise. Along with the apprenticeship scheme under development, it provides a clear career path and continuous professional acknowledgement.
We'd all had our fill of toilet roll at the start of the Pandemic, but in being up to our eyeballs in toilet rolls, consumers began to realise just how much single-use plastic was being used to package everything together for our convenience. Pun intended.
South East-based business CK Facilities management has been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health & safety in the workplace - SafeContractor Gold Safe PQQ Status for H&S Excellence.
Alcumus SafeContractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises extremely rigorous standards in health & safety management amongst contractors. It is used by thousands of organisations in the UK including SMEs and FTSE 100 companies.
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