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Doctors and nurses 'wash hands less as shift progresses'

31st of December 2014
Doctors and nurses 'wash hands less as shift progresses'

Doctors and nurses wash their hands less often as their shift progresses, increasing the risk they will spread infections among their patients, a study warns.

Tired and busy staff concentrate on their medical duties and see hand hygiene as a 'low priority'. And the more stress and workload, the less compliance with the rules.

Hengchen Dai of the

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Controversy over Triclosan continues

29th of December 2014
Controversy over Triclosan continues

乐动体育南安普顿Researchers at the have reported potentially serious consequences of long-term exposure to the antimicrobial triclosan in a study published by .

乐动体育南安普顿The study suggests that triclosan causes liver fibrosis and cancer in laboratory mice through

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ISSA/Interclean USA gives prizes for innovation

24th of December 2014
ISSA/Interclean USA gives prizes for innovation

During the recent ISSA/Interclean USA exhibition in Orlando, the 2014 Innovation Awards were presented in five categories: Cleaning Agents, Dispensers, Equipment, Services & Technology, and Supplies. Industry professionals voted to choose the winners.

乐动体育南安普顿3M took the prize in the Cleaning Agents category for its Scotchgard Resilient Floor

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Cleaning the large Hadron Collider is a mammoth task

23rd of December 2014
Cleaning the large Hadron Collider is a mammoth task

In what could be described as the ultimate specialist cleaning task, around 100 particle physicists recently donned hard hats and backpack vacuums and set to work on cleaning the .

乐动体育南安普顿The eight-storey magnetic chamber - which is the size of the Notre Dame Cathedral - needs to be completely cleared of all extraneous bolts, dust,

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Handshakes and hygiene

22nd of December 2014
Handshakes and hygiene

Mike Sullivan, managing director of hand hygiene products supplier GOJO Industries - Europe writes his latest hand hygiene blog for the ECJ website. He discusses the potential hazards of the innocent handshake and asks whether we will all have to find a more hygienic alternative.

Read it here

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Study reveals that public washrooms are less ‘germy’ than expected

19th of December 2014
Study reveals that public washrooms are less ‘germy’ than expected

Many of us are fastidious about using public toilets because we fear they may be colonised by germs of multiple users.

But a new study published online in the journal "Applied and Environmental Microbiology" has revealed that the average public washroom is no germier than our toilets at home.

Microbiologists tracked viruses and bacteria at four

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