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Loo-dicrous: Fewer Brits wash their hands than before the pandemic

Research released by Initial Washroom Hygiene has found that fewer people wash their hands after visiting a public washroom now, than in 2018. The findings come in spite of a government public information campaign that focused on handwashing to help ...

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New research reveals the truth about hand washing and drying at work

New independent research has found that the majority of employees do not wash and dry their hands properly at work, despite both washing and drying being important to help reduce the spread of bacteria and viruses, including Covid. The YouGov ...

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RCP launches campaign to promote hand hygiene in schools

Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) has launched ‘Hands Up For Hand Hygiene’: a campaign aimed at encouraging school-aged children to become more aware of the importance of good hand hygiene, now and in the future. Effective hand hygiene is more important ...

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Jet air dryers: Not all germ spreaders wear masks

The Covid-19 pandemic has increased consumer awareness around the importance of hand hygiene and the risks posed by the spread of germs. Nearly 95 per cent of adults do not wash long enough to thoroughly clean the bacteria and viruses ...

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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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