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How to stop Norovirus in its tracks this winter

Autumn has brought a sharp drop in temperature. As is often the case, this has come hand in hand with a rise in news stories about Norovirus outbreaks. A school in Lancashire was closed just a few weeks ago after ...

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Ensure your workplace hygiene is up to scratch this Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day is right around the corner. Aimed at encouraging people to regularly and effectively wash their hands, the initiative serves as a timely reminder for businesses to ensure their own workplace hygiene standards and facilities are up to scratch. ...

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Skin disorders at work: how to tackle them

Most cleaning and maintenance professionals will know that the hands are the one of the most important tools of the job. Good skin care is crucial in order to ensure that they are kept in good condition; effective and thorough ...

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Airport Hygiene: How to prevent airport security from being dirtier than the airport toilets

By Dr. Colm Moore – Area technical manager for Initial Washroom Hygiene With thousands of passengers travelling to hundreds of different countries every day, Airports pose a significant challenge for hygiene management. Air travel has no doubt revolutionised the way ...

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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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