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Marriott group reveals response to Covid-19

Marriott International has issued a statement disclosing its cleaning protocols in the time of covid-19. At the employee level, this includes an emphasis on hand hygiene and complete covid-related training. An internal communications hub has been launched to provide access ... Read More »

HVAC system to prevent cross contamination

By now, we all know that Covid-19 is spread through respiratory droplets. While we are locked down in our respective homes, we are all looking forward to getting back to work in some form or the other, and are wondering ... Read More »

Godrej Protekt’s swine flu awareness program

Godrej Protekt Mr. Magic, India’s powder to liquid hand wash, has initiated a week-long awareness program to focus on the vulnerability of school children to viruses like H1N1. As a part of this initiative, a team of doctors from Godrej ... Read More »

Nilfisk-CFM launches a new range of industrial vacuums

Nilfisk-CFM has launched a range of four new industrial vacuum machines for customised applications in chemical, pharmaceutical, food, packaging and OEMs segments. Equipped with hygiene, safety, silence and reliability features, the industrial vacuums enable efficient dust collection. Model VHW310, on-board ... Read More »

Rubbermaid’s ‘Clean Look’ range

The US based Rubbermaid Commercial Products has created a new range of products for washrooms and toilets that not only look clean but also feel clean. The ‘Clean Look’ range includes air care, surface care and skincare products with dispensers ... Read More »

OCS acquires Absotherm FM

In order to broaden its Asian presence, UK based OCS has invested in Absotherm Facility Management Services Pvt Ltd. Nearly half of OCS’ global employee strength is currently drawn from different countries in Asia led by Thailand. OCS has already ... Read More »

Well-designed School Restrooms Help Maintenance

“School restrooms that are thoughtfully designed and equipment & fixtures carefully selected are in a better position to provide safer, cleaner and more user-friendly restroom facilities,” says Prashant Muley, Principal of Podar International School at Aurangabad. Speaking to Clean India ... Read More »

ISSA announces nominees for Innovation Award 2012

The jury of the ninth edition of the ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam Innovation Award has selected nine nominees from a total of 71 entries. The winner for the best innovation in the professional cleaning industry will be announced during the special award ... Read More »

Hygiene in kitchen’s back areas

To achieve appropriate levels of hygiene in the food preparation areas, cleaning practices, equipment cleaning, sanitation programme and training needs should be integrated into the establishment’s work practices Read More »

Why mechanisation?

Cleaning as such involves three kinds of activities – sweeping, mopping and washing. Sweeping with a broom displaces dust which settles down again; mopping does not remove spills or sticky substances from the surface and leaves the floor wet; and washing manually does not remove all stains. Manual cleaning cannot give the desired results. The right use of cleaning parameters – manpower, machine, accessories, water, chemical, right temperature and time – yield best results. Read More »

Safety Precautions

Many a time, newspapers have reported workers who get down to the drains for cleaning, choke to death. Parched fingers or feet, skin disease, respiratory disorders, damaged backs or knees… most workers are silent sufferers of these health ailments and ... Read More »