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One dead following toxic mix of cleaning chemicals at Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant

Toxic mix of cleaning chemicals leaves one dead

The Manager of a Buffalo Wild Wings sports bar and restaurant in Massachusetts, USA, has died after exposure to toxic fumes caused by combined cleaning products. Burlington’s Interim Fire...
BCC advice promises to protect the safety and health of window cleaners using long water-fed poles

Long water-fed pole advice for window cleaners released

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has welcomed the publication of ground-breaking advice for window cleaners on reducing the risk of injury when using telescopic water-fed poles. The leaflet,...
HSE demands cleaning machine safety improvements

HSE demands cleaning machine safety improvements

Following nosebleeds and burning eyes for some NHS staff, a UK firm has been ordered to tighten up safety measures on its cleaning machines. Hygiene Solutions’ Deprox machines pump hydrogen...
Lead decontamination closes Paris streets

Lead decontamination closes Paris streets

Streets in Paris close to the Notre-Dame Cathedral have been closed, as specialists move in to perform decontamination cleaning work. Fences have been erected and a bridge installed in the...
Pacvac receives plaudits for healthy workplace

Pacvac receives plaudits for healthy workplace

Pacvac has received bronze recognition from Healthier Workplace WA (Western Australia), as a result of positive work environment changes they have undergone to create a motivated and productive...
Star Platforms reach SafeHire Audit pass

Star Platforms reach SafeHire Audit pass

UK powered access company, Star Platforms, has successfully passed their SafeHire audit, to demonstrate their commitment to providing safe and reliable equipment. Launched in 2016 by the Hire...
Winter Olympics 2018 hit by norovirus

Winter Olympics 2018 hit by norovirus

An outbreak of norovirus has spread amongst security guards at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, with dozens taken to hospital. 1,200 of the security guards have been...

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