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BICSc Northern Ireland Nation announces winners of 2017 Cleaning Operative of the Year Awards

The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) Northern Ireland Nation held the 2017 Cleaning Operative of the Year Awards last week on 7 September at Belfast’s City Hall.

The City of Belfast’s Lord Mayor Nuala Mc Allister opened the ceremony in the company of the BICSc Northern Ireland Nation Chairman Colm McGrath, BICSc Group CEO Stan Atkins and Denise Hanson the BICSc National Chairman.

18 finalists were chosen from a high standard of entries from both public and private sector organisations across Northern Ireland. Sponsors; Zenith Hygiene, Consumable Products, Carey Floorcare, Kimberly-Clark Professional, Bunzl and BICSc Northern Ireland Nation, had the task of judging the entries.

Six winners were chosen from sectors including healthcare, manufacturing, education, office, retail and hospitality and leisure. The overall winner of the Cleaning Operative of the Year award was Alison Bell representing Aramark in the office sector.

 

2017 Category Winners

Healthcare category: Ruth Neeson, Muckamore Abbey, Belfast Health Trust sponsored by BICSc Northern Ireland Nation

 

 

Manufacturing category: Janice Kane, Bushmills Distillery, Aramark sponsored by Zenith Hygiene

 

 

Education category: Cheryl Anne Storey (on behalf of Donna Sloan), Ulster University, Jordanstown sponsored by Kimberly-Clark Professional

 

Office category: Alison Bell, Rathgael House, Aramark sponsored by Carey Floorcare

 

 

Retail category: Martha Leighton, Bushmills Distillery, Aramark sponsored by Consumable Products

 

Hospitality and Leisure category: Andrew Mc Laughlin, Mobile Cleaning Operative, Aramark sponsored by Bunzl

 

Northern Ireland Nation Cleaning Operative of the Year 2017: Alison Bell, Aramark