Environmental Services Cleaning Guidebook – Clostridium difficile infection (CDI)

Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is becoming more prevalent as a health care-associated infection, causing diarrhea that can lead to colitis, colon perforation, sepsis, and, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC guidelines have been in place nationally for at least five years, targeting antimicrobial stewardship, early identification and treatment, and the…

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Procedure Manual for Working at Heights (UAE)

A very good guide from the United Arab Emirates on working at height. Working at heights is a common requirement for many cleaning trades, especially in the construction sector in the UK where construction is taking place at such a rapid rate. Many window cleaners sometimes have to work in situations on construction sites for…

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The Carpal Tunnel Helpbook

Self-Healing Alternatives for Carpal Tunnel and Other Repetitive Strain Injuries. With common sense and a realistic understanding of the underlying pathology of these injuries, nonsurgical treatment, including self-treatment, becomes not only achievable but also preferable. We now realize that nerve injuries are much more complex than simple “compressions” and “carpal tunnel problems.” The idea that…

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Musculoskeletal WFP Disorder Study – Dorsavi Technology

Data generated by dorsaVi’s technology will allow HSE and participating partners to better understand the impact on the users back, shoulders and neck when using long pole reach and wash equipment. As a result of this study, which is being conducted over the spring and early summer, the partnership will identify, validate and establish best…

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Health & Safety at Work

Increasingly, as we move towards a quality-orientated approach to our business activities, it will be seen that health and safety is an integral feature of such an approach. Everyone has a role to play in the management of quality. Accidents, ill health, sickness absence and damage-producing incidents feature in the ‘price of non-conformance’ – an…

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Look out, look up – Electrical Safety Warning WFP

Every year, people are killed or seriously injured when they come into contact with high voltage electricity. This can have a far-reaching and devastating effect on family, friends and colleagues. Distractions, working long hours, rushing to get the job done, can all impact on how we work and our safety. Taking time to plan, being…

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