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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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12-year-old schoolboy creates latest Handy Dryer

A 12-year-old schoolboy has joined forces with leading hand dryer manufacturer, Handy Dryers, to unveil a new model for Global Handwashing Day 2021, which took place last Friday, 15 October. Zach Cosham, a budding engineer from Hove, approached Handy Dryers two ...

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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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How well does your hand sanitiser measure up?

As hand hygiene continues to be a critical infection control measure, Chris Wakefield, Managing Director UK & Ireland, GOJO Industries-Europe Ltd advises how businesses can ensure their choice of sanitiser is safe, effective, and will help to build compliance. Pre-pandemic, ...

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New campaign dedicated to ensuring hand sanitiser practices measure up

Skin health and hygiene specialist, GOJO Industries-Europe Ltd, has launched a ‘Hand Sanitiser Integrity’ campaign to help businesses sustain safe and effective hand hygiene practice. When hand sanitiser demand outpaced supply during the pandemic, many turned to dispensers and bottles ...

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Tork supports World Hand Hygiene Day with healthcare training

Essity’s award-winning Tork VR Clean Hands Training can now be accessed free of charge via any electronic device. Based on the World Health Organisation’s Five Moments for Hand Hygiene, the module previously required the use of a virtual reality headset. ...

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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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RCP study reveals public expectations for hand hygiene solutions in public spaces in Europe

A new study from Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) reveals the public’s expectations for hand sanitiser provisions in public spaces. Conducted during the summer of 2020 as businesses began to reopen after lockdown, the findings from the survey show how businesses can effectively ...

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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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