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The Disgusting Truth about jet air dryers

With nearly 95 per cent of adults not washing long enough to thoroughly clean the bacteria and viruses from their hands, Kimberly-Clark Professional has launched a new campaign The Disgusting Truth about jet air dryers which explains how they are forcing ...

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Providing a dignified and hygienic washroom experience for women

By Dr Peter Barratt, Technical Manager, Initial Washroom Hygiene Monday is Menstrual Hygiene Day, aiming to raise awareness around access to feminine hygiene facilities and products around the world. While ‘period poverty’ is a more severe problem in the developing ...

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Unhygienic colleagues force 10% of workers to avoid using the toilet at work

A large majority of illnesses that result in employees needing time off work are contracted from dirty office environments. Poor hygiene and cleanliness in office bathrooms can intensify the problem further, and place workers’ health at risk. Thus, despite the ...

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Bad odours in the washroom damages business reputation

A study released by Initial Washroom Hygiene examined the state of air care in public and office washrooms, and the wide-ranging implications this can have on businesses. The global report (based on 5,000 respondents – 1,000 across the UK, Australia, ...

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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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ABM UK wins top gong at Loo of the Year Awards 2017

ABM UK, a leading provider of facilities solutions, won the top award, the ‘Overall Loo of the Year Award Trophy’ at the Loo of the Year Awards 2017, which was held at The St Johns Hotel in Solihull, Birmingham on 8 December 2017.   ABM UK has won many Loo ...

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Washroom Washroom scores a hat trick of new contracts

Washroom designer and manufacturer, Washroom Washroom, has secured three new high profile contracts – two due to get underway in the next few weeks and the third early next year. The company will soon start work on a project to ...

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Judging commences for the 2017 Loo of the Year Awards

The Loo of the Year Awards inspection team have now completed the inspection of thousands of 2017 Loo of the Year Awards entrants washrooms throughout the UK. Travelling thousands of miles, they have visited 836 towns/cities, 56 London Underground Stations while ...

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Harness the healing power of a ‘touch screen’

Door furniture – from pull handles when exiting the washroom to push plates when entering the staff canteen – can be a smorgasbord of germs. Dave Carson of P-Wave explains how high-tech, low-maintenance covers can combat the spread of illnesses ...

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Washroom design: Creating a clean slate

By Trevor Bowers, director at Washroom Washroom Washrooms can say a lot about an organisation. Ensuring facilities are clean and hygienic is a big part of creating the right impression as well as reducing the potential spread of bacteria. But ...

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