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Survey finds handwashing habits leave a lot to be desired

As the world marks the 11th annual Global Handwashing Day (GHD), a new study from Initial Washroom Hygiene has shown that British families’ handwashing habits leave a lot to be desired. Initial’s survey of 2,000 families has found that almost ...

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Dirty money: Life threatening bacteria found on UK cash

Financial comparison website money.co.uk teamed up with the London Metropolitan University to put money under the microscope to discover what’s really lurking in your wallet – the findings are not for the faint hearted. Dr Paul Matewele, Professor of Microbiology at ...

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Kimberly-Clark Professional champions Scott Clean workplaces to promote hand hygiene on Global Handwashing Day

This year Global Handwashing Day takes place on 15 October and Kimberly-Clark Professional is embracing the annual event’s theme ‘Clean Hands – a recipe for health’ by supporting Facilities Managers with a range of tools to help them champion hand ...

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The value of heatmapping to target germ hotspots

As children up and down the country start a new school year, it’s always a busy time for parents or guardians. From sorting new school uniforms, to finding the ‘coolest’ stationery, this time of year can be stressful. One thing ...

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GOJO supports Global Handwashing Day: Clean hands – a recipe for health

Monday 15th October 2018 is Global Handwashing Day; a worldwide advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of hand hygiene, and particularly handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases. Hand and surface ...

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Kimberly-Clark Professional provides top tips to fight infections on World Hand Hygiene Day

To support World Hand Hygiene Day on May 5, Kimberly-Clark Professional is sharing Five Ways to improve hand hygiene standards within a healthcare environment, in recognition of the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) call to action for better hand hygiene to ...

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On the farm: the importance of hygiene around animals  

Petting farms are loved by both young and old alike and with spring on the horizon, animal attractions are preparing for an influx of visitors who are keen to get hands-on and learn more about their inhabitants.  However, it’s important to ...

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How universities can limit the spread of refreshers’ flu

Following a restful Christmas break, many students have already arrived back at university, ready to embark on ‘refreshers’ week’. Like freshers’ week, the first week of the spring term is usually a time for celebration. However, it can also bring ...

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Jangro unveils new Jangronauts website and introduces free-on-loan soap dispensers

Janitorial supplier, Jangro, has recently enhanced its innovative Jangronauts range with the introduction of new free on-loan soap dispensers to encourage and promote good hand hygiene amongst children, especially those in Key Stages 1 and 2. The website, Jangronauts.co.uk, has ...

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Hands-on hygiene

Good hand hygiene plays a crucial role in helping to reduce the spread of infections. Mike Sullivan, managing director of GOJO Industries-Europe Ltd explores the options at your fingertips Research shows that one out of four people who use the ...

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