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TOMORROW’S CLEANING SEPTEMBER 09
Daylight
IICRC Approved
Training Courses
saving time
September 2009
16th - 17th
Trainer: Andy Alcock
Course: Leather Care Technician
Location: Harrogate
Contact: andy@LTTsolutions.net
Gordon McVean, Sales &
In contrast, working in the day allows the body
19th – 20th
to follow its natural patterns, brought about by
Trainer: Adam Jankowski
Marketing Director, Truvox
innate bodily rhythms combined with social
Course: Carpet Cleaning Technician
Location: Farnham, Surrey
International educates us in why and cultural reinforcement. This ensures
Contact: adam@valetek.co.uk
night-time cleaning may not be
healthier, happier and more productive
21st – 22nd
Trainer: Keith Robertson
employees. An added benefit to the employer
Course: Stone, Masonry and Ceramic Tile Cleaning
as beneficial as it seems.
is the removal of additional administrative and
Location: Royston, Cambridgeshire
Contact: monkland.cleaning@btinternet.com
Daytime cleaning - You probably think you’ve
personnel costs and the inconvenience and
21st – 24th
heard it all before, but evidence put forward
expense of losing hours through sickness. Trainer: Chris Netherton
Course: Applied Structural Drying Technician
last year suggests that the benefits are more Using
Location: Farnham, Surrey
pervasive than previously imagined. For ergonomically
Contact: ChrisNetherton@nationalfloodschool.co.uk
cleaning operators, night shifts often mean designed
October 2009
working unsociable hours and for companies, equipment can
20th – 22nd
Trainer: Adam Jankowski
higher rates of pay. Surely, there is a better help further. One of
Course: Water Restoration Technician
way of doing things? the biggest benefits
Location: Farnham, Surrey
Contact: adam@valetek.co.uk
Sometimes night-time shifts appear to be the
that the Truvox
27th – 28th
Trainer: Paul Pearce
only option, but recent research has suggested
Orbis Battery
Course: Carpet Cleaning Technician
that daytime cleaning can reap more benefits.
Burnisher machine
Location: Royston, Cambridgeshire
Contact: paulpea@btopenworld.com
Because night shifts cause disruptions of
has, for example,
27th – 29th
circadian rhythms, night-time cleaning
is the reduction of
Trainer: Chris Netherton
operators are often more prone to serious
cardiovascular Course: Fire & Smoke Restoration Technician
Location: Farnham, Surrey
health problems involving the cardiovascular,
problems.
Contact: ChrisNetherton@nationalfloodschool.co.uk
osteoarticular (bones & joints) and digestive Daytime cleaning also allows cleaners to
November 2009
systems. The study has found that night shifts interact more with the client. Better
10th – 11th
can be detrimental to health. communication can lead to better results, and
Trainer: Paul Pearce
Course: Upholstery & Fabric Cleaning Technician
Location: Royston, Cambridgeshire
A study conducted by Maastricht University has
a less stressful, more inclusive working
Contact: paulpea@btopenworld.com
demonstrated that night-time shift work might
environment. It is no coincidence that many
16th – 19th
contribute to specific heart problems. The
large corporations such as major banks,
Trainer: Chris Netherton
Course: Applied Structural Drying Technician
study indicates night-time operators are twice
councils and office buildings are starting to
Location: Farnham, Surrey
as likely as daytime workers to develop an
recognise the benefits of daytime cleaning as
Contact: ChrisNetherton@nationalfloodschool.co.uk
irregular heartbeat. Because the body is
a way of improving standards and promoting 17th – 18th
Trainer: Paul Pearce
programmed to slow down during at night, the
corporate social responsibility.
Course: Commercial Carpet Maintenance Technician
heart does not respond well to nocturnal shifts. www.truvox.com
Location: Royston, Cambridgeshire
Contact: paulpea@btopenworld.com
Added to this, research conducted by the December 2009
American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the
1st – 2nd
Trainer: Keith Robertson
Sleep Research Society show that insomnia Course: Stone, Masonry and Ceramic Tile Cleaning
and sleep deprivation go hand in hand with
Location: Royston, Cambridgeshire
Contact: monkland.cleaning@btinternet.com
shift work. This study shows that night shift
2nd – 4th
operators are more likely to have poor sleep Trainer: Adam Jankowski
habits, therefore increasing the likelihood of
Course: Water Restoration Technician
Location: Farnham, Surrey
serious errors resulting from poor Contact: adam@valetek.co.uk
psychomotor performance.
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