Using the latest technology and training methods are just some of the considerations schools should bear in mind when choosing a cleaning contractor, advises Lee Baker from the British Cleaning Council.
Adopting good hygienic practice in an educational establishment is not just about preventing the odd cold. It actually plays a far more important role than many people realise, writes Daniella Paolozzi from the British Institute of Cleaning Science
It’s a well-know fact that schools make excellent breeding grounds for germs. As part of research from BioCote, the world’s first ever classroom that actively inhibits the growth of potentially harmful microbes has been created, with impressive results to date
Germs thrive in places where lots of people interact in close proximity, therefore schools are a perfect breeding ground for infections. British Institute of Facilities Management member Julius Rutherfoord & Co outlines how schools can ensure their cleaning contractors are doing a thorough job
Adopting good hygienic practice in an educational establishment is not just about preventing the odd cough, tickly throat or cold. It actually plays a far more important role than many people realise, writes Daniella Paolozzi from the British Institute of Cleaning Science
A higher degree of close contact, sharing communal facilities and lower levels of good hygiene practice amongst children mean that schools can be the ideal setting for infections. A clean environment is therefore essential in the fight against infection