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Cleaners working at Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust have won £70,000 in damages after exposure to a hazardous chemical disinfectant at work made them ill.

The 22 cleaning staff began using the chemical Actichlor seven years ago. They were allegedly not given any training in its use and mixed the product with hot water in small, enclosed spaces.

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Cleaning March 2017

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3rd - 4th May 2017
Facilities Scotland 2017
Facilities Scotland
SEC, Glasgow
3rd - 4th May 2017
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Health & Safety Scotland
SEC, Glasgow
3rd - 4th May 2017
Maintenance Scotland 2017
Maintenance Scotland
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LATEST NEWS

Hospital cleaners awarded damages over toxic fumes

Cleaners who fell ill at Torbay hospital in Devon after being exposed to a chemical disinfectant have been awarded £70,000 in damages.

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Asda fined £300,000 for dirty depot

Supermarket giant Asda has been fined £300,000 after dead mice and flies were found at a home delivery depot which distributes food to online shoppers across London and Essex.

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Save the dates for new Cleaning Scotland event

Don't forget to put the brand new Cleaning Scotland event in your diaries for 2017! Scotland's only dedicated event for cleaning and hygiene services professionals launches at Glasgow's SEC on 3rd and 4th May 2017!

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Sealed Air sells New Diversey to Bain Capital Private Equity

Sealed Air Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Diversey Care division and the food hygiene and cleaning business within its Food Care division (together "New Diversey") to Bain Capital Private Equity, a leading global private investment firm, for approximately $3.2 billion.

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Company sentenced after worker seriously injured during roof cleaning

A Kent based haulage company has been sentenced after an employee fell four and a half metres through a fragile sky light onto a concrete floor while cleaning a roof.

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HAI prevention market reaches $16 billion

The world market for health care-acquired infection (HAI) prevention and treatment reached US$16 billion in 2016, according to the health care market research firm Kalorama Information.

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New Washroom Cleaner of the Year Awards introduced

New for 2017 - the Washroom Cleaner of the Year Awards have replaced the previous Attendant of the Year Awards provided by Loo of the Year Awards and relate specifically to the dedicated cleaning staff that look after the facilities, rather than the washrooms themselves.

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New research could lead to "greener" fabric softeners

Research by an international team of scientists could speed up manufacturers' assessment of fabric softeners' efficiency and potentially help get newer, more environmentally friendly products to the market faster.

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PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Quick and Easy wins innovation award

Eco-friendly cleaning product Quick and Easy, exclusively distributed by janitorial supply company Arrow County Supplies, recently won the Cleaning Product Innovation Award at the 2017 London Cleaning Show on top of the 2016 ISSA Innovation Award that it won in Amsterdam.

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Complicated ingredients

The FM industry is complex, with evolution, acquisition and rebranding in the history of most major FM players in today's industry - and this is certainly true of Engie. Formerly Cofely, and with a strong history before that, today Engie are leading providers of integrated services - specialising in energy, technical, FM & business process solutions for the built environment.

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Innovation award goes to the first fully autonomous floor scrubber from Nilfisk

The first fully autonomous floor scrubber from Nilfisk won the innovation award in the floor cleaning category at the Cleaning Show (14-16 March, ExCeL, London).

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ICE wins three awards at the Cleaning Show

The Cleaning Show was a phenomenal success this year for ICE. The company was delighted to meet lots of new faces, as well as catching up with its existing and much valued customers. ICE are extremely proud to have won three awards during the show - Cleaning Show Innovation Awards for ICE Locator and the ICE R Scrub 75, plus a CSSA Award for 'Best New Product of 2017' for ICE Locator.

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Makita back-pack vacs proving invaluable for Action Dry Emergency Services

Stressful and shocking images of flooded or fire damaged properties seldom reveal the remedial work that must essentially be undertaken once the initial trauma has passed. For one of the UK's largest and most experienced damage mitigation specialists, Action Dry Emergency Services Limited, Upminster, Essex, the new Makita battery powered back-pack vacuums are proving invaluable in returning properties to occupational and habitable conditions.

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The right tool - Upholstery Pro

Finally! A hand tool that cleans faster and leaves fabrics drier. Now you can effectively clean a wide range of fabrics and soiling conditions with just one tool, according to Legend Brands Europe.

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A breath of fresh air from Evans Vanodine

Evans Vanodine has introduced a new concentrate to its e:dose range. The latest addition is EC8 AIR FRESHENER, a super concentrated air freshener and fabric deodoriser.

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Level 2 apprenticeship programmes completion celebrated at TCFM

TC Facilities Management (TCFM) are celebrating the successful completion of the first apprenticeship programmes by staff at the Head Office in Surrey. Claire Davis and Emma Benstead have both completed their level 2 programmes in Business Administration and IT user.

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