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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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EcoHydra: Procuring the right hand sanitiser is essential in keeping your staff safe

By Clifton Melvin, Chairman, EcoHydra Before the pandemic, ensuring that health and safety rules were upheld was crucial to business as usual. Now, it is critical. While it is now up to employers to decide whether their staff can work ...

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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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Navigating the new hygiene minefield

Chris Wakefield, Vice President, European Marketing & Product Development, GOJO Industries-Europe Ltd., discusses what businesses should look for when choosing hygiene products for their facilities. Pre-pandemic, cleaning and hygiene were vital for commercial success. After all, first impressions count and ...

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UK Government joins global experts in confirming safe use of hand dryers

The UK government has joined global health experts, including the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in approving the use of hand dryers throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. This follows a campaign from the ...

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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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