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New features for Jangro's e-learning platform, LMS

Jangro’s LMS gets new features

The UK & Ireland’s largest network of independent janitorial and cleaning distributors, Jangro, has made several enhancements to its innovative training platform, The Learning Management...
British Cleaning Council urges the public to respect ‘Hands-Face-Space’

BCC urges ‘Hands-Face-Space’ compliance

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has urged the public to follow the rules as most of the UK went into another COVID-19 lockdown. The resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic has again emphasised the...
Electrocomponents acquires PPE manufacturer Needlers for £40m

Needlers acquired by Electrocomponents

Melton, East Yorkshire-based Needlers, suppliers or PPE, safety and hygiene products, has been bought for £40m by Electrocomponents. Needlers has a particular specialism in food hygiene,...
ISSA, GBAC and IWBI align to deliver streamlined solutions in fight against COVID-19

Partnership to streamline solutions in COVID-19 battle

The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) and the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a division of ISSA, have announced a joint strategic initiative. The initiative is designed to...
Only one in five wash their hands to protect others, according to Tork study

Study shows only one in five wash hands to protect others

Around three quarters of us are washing our hands more frequently than we previously did as a result of COVID-19, according at a study by Tork manufacturer Essity. However, nearly 80% of us are...
New interactive educational game promoting hand hygiene launches

Digital hand hygiene game launches

An exciting new hand hygiene game, Hand Wash Squad, is launching in July to help parents and teachers across the globe educate children about the importance of hand washing. The concept has been...
Facilities worldwide commit to GBAC STAR accreditation programme

More facilities commit to GBAC STAR

Organisations from more than 30 countries in America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia have committed to accredit their facilities to Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR in the...
Safety Alert: HSE issue KN95 facemask warning

HSE issues KN95 facemask warning

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is warning against the use of KN95 facemasks as personal protective equipment (PPE). A safety alert was issued on 11 June 2020, urging all employers and...
Polyteck launches brand new deep cleaning division

Deep cleaning division launched by Polyteck

Polyteck Group has launched a new deep cleaning and sanitation division aimed at servicing the residential and commercial sectors it operates in. The move aims to tackle the increasing need for...
Comprehensive collaborative cleaning programme 'A breath of fresh care' launched

New collaborative cleaning programme launched

etc.venues has developed a new programme, ‘A Breath of Fresh Care’. to deliver cleanliness and disinfection in its venues. The programme is part of its comprehensive preparations and...

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