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Wuhan novel coronavirus hygiene information

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on January 30, 2020.

With the emergence of the Wuhan novel coronavirus, many people are thinking about hygiene measures to stay healthy. In the event that cases of coronavirus start to appear in your community, or if you are travelling to an infected area, there are some things you can do to reduce your risk of becoming infected. For […]

New Chair of UKCPI Council elected at AGM

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on December 4, 2019.

Rowland Furse of Henkel was elected Chair of UKCPI’s Council at the recent AGM on 20th November. He commented: “I am looking forward to my time as Chair of our association and helping to steer our important issues, such as post-Brexit regulatory issues, plastic tax and the clean air policy, towards a good outcome for […]

UKCPI and RoSPA joint safety campaign expands to Staffordshire

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on December 4, 2019.

Families in Staffordshire have received advice about how to store and use cleaning products safely, in the latest phase of the Take Action Today, Put Them Away campaign, run by the UK Cleaning Products Industry Association (UKCPI) and by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).  The latest launched tool place at Leek Moorlands Hospital in […]

UKCPI publishes 2019 annual review

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on December 4, 2019.

A review of the work carried out by UKCPI and its committees throughout 2019 has just been published, and a digital version is available on the UKCPI website . With an introduction from Bruce Maxwell, Managing Director of Dri-Pak and Chair of the UKCPI Council during 2019, the review covers projects undertaken in the advocacy, regulatory and communications fields. […]

The nine moments for hygiene – when cleanliness really matters

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on December 3, 2019.

New research shows how confused we have become about our microbial world and why this needs to be urgently addressed. IFH has identified the nine risk moments in everyday life where practising hygiene is particularly important. In order to clear up confusion over hygiene and cleanliness, The International Scientific Forum on Home Hygiene (IFH) has set out […]

UKCPI safety campaign comes to Staffordshire

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on November 27, 2019.

Families in Tamworth and Rugeley will receive advice about how to store and use cleaning products safely, in the latest phase of the Take Action Today, Put Them Away campaign, funded by the UK Cleaning Products Industry Association (UKCPI) and run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).  The latest phase of the campaign […]

UKCPI Regional Meeting to focus on Brexit and fragrance formulations

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on September 18, 2019.

UKCPI’s September Regional Meeting, taking place on 25th September at Kilworth House in Leicestershire, will address the latest key issues.  With Brexit still the major issue for industry, we will have speakers from both Defra and BEIS. They will look at the impact of Parliament being prorogued, the possibility of a general election and preparations for a […]

Loads of fun? Survey finds laundry tops list of favourite cleaning tasks

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on August 13, 2019.

Laundry is America’s favourite cleaning task, according to the American Cleaning Institute’s (ACI) 2019 National Cleaning Survey. Nearly a quarter of respondents to the survey, conducted by Wakefield Research on behalf of ACI, picked laundry as the cleaning task they enjoyed doing most. Other items at the top of the list included cleaning countertops (21%), […]

New report calls for clean-up of public attitudes to hygiene

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on June 25, 2019.

The Royal Society for Public Health has today published Too Clean or Not Too Clean?, a new report calling for an end to the myth that some people are being too hygienic for their own good. The report follows a national survey looking at public understanding and practice of hygiene, revealing that while the broad value […]

UKCPI brings safety education campaign to Coventry

Posted by Charlotte Salter, on May 21, 2019.

Families in Coventry are being urged to take action to store their household cleaning products safely. The latest phase of the Take Action Today, Put Them Away campaign, run by the UK Cleaning Products Industry Association (UKCPI), together with the Royal Society for the Prevention Accidents (RoSPA), was launched on Thursday 16th May at Moathouse Leisure Centre […]

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