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One in four students say their school does not always have enough soap or sanitiser

New research by Initial Washroom Hygiene shows a dramatic increase in the public’s understanding of the importance of good hand hygiene, but also highlights the challenges schools face in trying to prevent the spread of Coronavirus amongst students. The survey of 1,000 ...

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Global Handwashing Day: Study reveals only one in five wash their hands to protect others

Around three quarters of us are washing our hands more frequently than we previously did as a result of Covid-19, according to an Essity study. But nearly 80 per cent of us are doing so only to protect ourselves – ...

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Global Handwashing Day: Hand hygiene for all

Skin health and surface hygiene specialist, GOJO Industries-Europe Ltd, has announced its support for Global Handwashing Day taking place on 15 October 2020. The coronavirus pandemic continues to provide a stark reminder that one of the most effective ways to ...

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Digital hand hygiene game launches

Hand Wash Squad, an exciting new hand hygiene game, launches this month to help parents and teachers across the globe educate children about the importance of handwashing. The concept has been created by a team of entrepreneurs and industry experts, ...

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(Not) Business as usual

As the lockdown loosens, many businesses are preparing to reopen their workplaces. But with the threat of COVID-19 still casting its shadow over our health, Chris Wakefield, Vice President, European Marketing & Product Development at GOJO Industries-Europe, says we must ...

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Washing away the coronavirus myths around hand hygiene

Since the coronavirus crisis began in the UK a few months ago, the nation has significantly changed its ways to avoid the illness. With hand hygiene remaining the first line of defence against COVID-19, Trudi Osborne, Marketing Manager at Airdri, ...

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Tork offers Safe at Work COVID-19 toolkit

Healthcare professionals often find their hand hygiene instruction to be too theoretical, according to a study. Tork manufacturer Essity has responded by launching the Safe at Work: COVID-19 Healthcare Toolkit in a bid to support healthcare staff with hands-on training. ...

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Hard surface disinfection and hand sanitation crucial in public areas as we look to a future out of lockdown

Warrington-based Christeyns Food Hygiene, who manufacture specialist hygiene solutions, stresses the importance of hard surface hygiene in reducing the risks of future Coronavirus contamination in public spaces. “In the coming months, as the nation goes back to work and a ...

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Hygiene specialist re-opens ethanol-based hand hygiene production facility

Warrington based Christeyns Food Hygiene, who manufacture and install hygiene solutions for the food, dairy and beverage industries, has re-opened its ethanol-based hand hygiene production facility. Christeyns Food Hygiene has taken its specialist flammables unit out of mothballs and prepared ...

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GOJO backs WHO’s global call to action for health workers

The worldwide advocacy day for Hand Hygiene falls annually on 5 May, and this year its importance is even more significant, as the world battles Covid-19. As a member of the World Health Organization (WHO) Private Organizations for Patient Safety ...

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