Effective prevention of  staff absenteeism during  the flu season

Effective prevention of staff absenteeism during the flu season

Although the Coronavirus Pandemic has dissipated, and we no longer need to wear face masks in the workplace, the cold and flu season has returned in full force. Therefore, practising good hand hygiene is of the utmost importance to minimise the spread of bacteria and...
COVID-19 – How commercial cleaning  practices evolved

COVID-19 – How commercial cleaning practices evolved

Since the spread of COVID-19 began in 2019, every industry has been rushing to keep up with the rapid mandates and protocols that were being introduced accordingly. Although there has been much debate over which sectors of society were “essential” or not, there is one...
Laundered cloths and rags vs disposable wipes

Laundered cloths and rags vs disposable wipes

When it comes to wiping a surface – whether it’s a counter or machine part – there is a perception that using a rag or laundered cloth multiple times is less wasteful than using a disposable wipe. Rags and laundered cloths made of certain material (including recycled...
Industry association  status update

Industry association status update

The National Contract Cleaners Association (NCCA) compliance audit process has now been rolled out around the country and we are exceptionally pleased with the manner in which our members are embracing compliance. Members in the industry have a strong belief that one...
BHBW strengthens Hako aftermarket support

BHBW strengthens Hako aftermarket support

With more than 1,000 units sold over the past ten years, Hako has an impressive footprint in commercial and industrial cleaning in Southern Africa. New Hako dealer BHBW is using its considerable resources to provide customer-valued support solutions and further grow...
Global report on infection  prevention and control – WHO

Global report on infection prevention and control – WHO

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the extent to which healthcare settings can contribute to the spread of infections, affecting patients, health workers and visitors, if insufficient attention is paid to infection prevention and control (IPC) However, a new report...