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Window cleaners face ‘grave risks’ when using water-fed poles near overhead power lines, warns industry body

Industry body warns of ‘grave risks’ to window cleaners

Following the deaths or injury of a number of window cleaners from electrocution while using water-fed poles, the Federation of Window Cleaners (FWC) has called a crucial meeting with key industry...
Tork supports World Hand Hygiene Day with interactive training

Tork’s interactive training for World Hand Hygiene Day

Some healthcare providers only practice proper hand hygiene less than half of the recommended time, according to studies. However, research from Tork manufacturer Essity reveals that around 80%...
MSL Solution Providers launches new SDS subscription service

MSL launches new SDS subscription service

To help chemical manufacturers and suppliers stay compliant and ease the pressures of compiling Safety Data Sheets (SDS), leading microbiological testing firm MSL Solution Providers is delighted to...
ServiceMaster Clean, ISSA and GBAC partner to certify nearly 400 franchises

Partnership certifies nearly 400 ServiceMaster franchises

ServiceMaster Clean, ISSA (the worldwide cleaning industry association), and the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, have partnered to certify nearly 400 ServiceMaster Clean...
Churchill Services joins the Infection Prevention Society

Churchill joins the Infection Prevention Society

Churchill Services has joined the Infection Prevention Society (IPS) as a corporate member. The IPS is an independent charity with 2,000 members that informs, promotes and sustains evidence-based...
Independent, UKAS-accredited microbiological lab MSL extends service to support TGA requirements

MSL extends service to support TGA requirements

Following the recent publication of the TGA instructions for disinfectant testing (version 3.0), disinfectants manufactured in or exported to the Australian market must undergo testing for claims of...
Feature: Maintaining a hygienic kitchen

Maintaining a hygienic kitchen

Rachael Kiss, from catering equipment provider Alliance Online, shows you how to keep your kitchen hygienic and stop the spread of foodborne disease and avoid cross-contamination. Preventing...
ByoPlanet’s MS-700 Electrostatic Sprayers joins GBAC STAR Registered Technologies list

Electrostatic sprayer gets Registered designation

The Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, has announced that the MS-700 Electrostatic Sprayer System from ByoPlanet has achieved the GBAC STAR Registered Technology...
MPs’ report on COVID-19 pandemic calls for the introduction of cleaning standards

MPs' report calls for introduction of cleaning standards

A new report by MPs into the role of cleaning and hygiene during the COVID-19 pandemic has called for the introduction of minimum standards for hand and other hygiene infrastructure and cleaning of...
B-Sure Installations launches B-Spoke Hygiene Board service

B-Sure launches B-Spoke Hygiene Board

B-Sure Installations has launched its B-Spoke Hygiene Boards service across the UK, following a successful trial to support customers during COVID-19. B-Spoke Hygiene Boards are designed...

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