Keeping Schools Clean

When it comes to educational success, a clean school makes for a solid foundation.  Good hygiene routines ensure healthy, happy pupils and create a positive atmosphere.  Experienced and qualified hygiene staff are integral in setting just the right tone and so, when it comes to schools, a good clean makes for the best start. Clean […]

How to identify and disinfect high-touch areas

Humans are home to trillions of microorganisms. We shed them on everything we touch, and pick up bacteria left behind by others. High-touch areas receive this bacteria more than anywhere else, because they are touched more frequently. These surfaces call for an action plan to ensure they’re cleaned and disinfected more regularly than other areas. […]

Hygiene in the Office

There is always a risk of cross-contamination in a shared space and an office is no exception.  With multiple high-traffic areas and lots of frequently touched surfaces, a methodical, solid strategy is needed to curb the potential spread of germs in an office setting.  While cleaning professionals have an important part in maintaining hygiene standards […]

Cleaning a Train Station

In near constant use, train stations can pose a considerable challenge for hygiene professionals.  While the task of cleaning a train station is indeed formidable, it is certainly not impossible.  By aiming their focus at certain key areas, cleaners can efficiently and effectively manage any hygiene challenges and safeguard standards within a station. Stick to […]

A Guide to the Best PPE

When it comes to PPE or personal protective equipment, the function is all in the name.  While it is widely used within medical and healthcare settings, PPE can also be effectively utilised within the cleaning sector.  In this industry, PPE can sometimes be viewed as a non-essential, a protocol to be deployed only when absolutely […]

Winterisation and Train Floors: A Best Practice Guide

Preparing the rail network for winter is a necessity.  Deicers are utilised on station pavements, walkways and platforms to keep surfaces safe for passengers.  Though effective, many commonly used deicing products can cause considerable damage to train floors.  In order to keep these surfaces in good condition, hygiene professionals and cleaners should fully understand the […]

What is BS EN 1276?

Cleaning professionals can utilise a myriad of products during their day-to-day roles, but not all are suitable for every task. This is especially the case when it comes to disinfecting environments where food is prepared and stored. When working in these kinds of spaces, hygiene professionals need to be certain that the products they are […]

When to Disinfect: Timing and Techniques

When to Disinfect: Timing and Techniques When it comes to disinfection, there is no silver bullet.  Rather, a professional cleaner understands that this is a process that relies not just on a product-based solution, but on a careful, consistent regimen.  Indeed, the key to any disinfection routine is not only understanding how to disinfect, but […]

What is the difference between antibacterial, sanitising and disinfectant wipes

Antibacterial, sanitising, and disinfectant wipes. What’s the difference? People use wet wipes to clean an array of surfaces, from toilets to tables. Unless you’ve been self-isolating the entire year, you’ve likely seen them being used frequently. But do they all have the same effect? If you look around, you’ll notice wipes in various categories. Antibacterial, […]

What is a Method Statement?

What is a Method Statement? From trips, slips and falls to exposure to bodily fluids and chemicals, risk is inherent in the role of a professional cleaner. While it is not possible to entirely remove that element of risk, it is possible to mitigate it through proper health and safety procedures. When it comes to […]