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According to the CDC, while it is possible to contract the disease by touching Covid-contaminated surfaces and then touching your nose, mouth, or eyes, the chances of this happening are "generally less than one in 10,000".
In a letter sent to the agency, ACI expressed concerns related to the "new, increasingly widespread practice of providing hand sanitisers to consumers in public settings...that are often sold in bulk and used to fill existing dispensers, which can create a serious risk to public health & safety."
Dnata, one of the world's largest air services providers, is working with Swiss start-up technology company Uveya, to deliver the highest level of safety for air travellers and help provide confidence and peace of mind throughout the journey. The two companies will take aircraft cleaning services to a new level by utilising ultraviolet technology to sanitise the cabin.
Dnata's enhanced cabin cleaning service was trialled on board the aircraft of Swiss regional carrier Helvetic Airways.
Waterlogic, global designer, manufacturer, distributor and service provider of purified drinking water dispensers, has formed a partnership with global healthcare brand INEOS Hygienics, to add contactless hand sanitising solutions to its existing quality hydration and hygiene products for UK businesses.
The partnership comes at a time when hydration and hand hygiene in business premises is important to their day-to-day operations.
ISS has entered into an agreement to divest its activities in four Eastern European markets to B+N Referencia Zrt. The move is in line with ISS's strategy to simplify and focus its business towards key account customers.
The divestment includes ISS's main subsidiaries in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, and Hungary. The buyer is the large Hungarian facility management company B+N Referencia Zrt. ISS will continue to support and remain as a partner for its global key account customers present in the affected markets.
SoftBank Robotics EMEA - creator of cobots (collaborative robots) designed to empower people in their work - has appointed Ricoh Europe to support the increased demands in the deployment of its smart cleaning innovation, Whiz.
When arriving at their place of work, cleaning professionals can programme Whiz to perform vacuuming against memorised routes while they focus on more vital and high value tasks. The cobot is suited for busy environments such as hotels, offices, healthcare and airports.
With the acquisition, Lanxess is significantly expanding its portfolio of products for the growth market of animal husbandry - now comprising an extensive range of disinfection and hygiene solutions.
Boston Red Sox has teamed up with Reckitt to create enhanced disinfection and cleaning measures at Fenway Park stadium, where heightened sanitation procedures will be implemented in advance of welcoming fans back to Fenway Park for the regular season.
Eton College, the prestigious boarding school in Berkshire, has been educating for the future for over 600 years. Founded in 1440, this outward-looking institution with over 1300 students, has a proud history and rich heritage, yet embraces innovation in its pursuit of excellence and the provision of a well-rounded education.
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