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The situation of hygiene in healthcare

Maintaining hygiene and preventing the spread of bacteria and disease is key in the hospital environment, where vulnerable patients are constantly at risk and high traffic allows for bacterial infection to spread quickly. HCAIs (Healthcare Associated Infections) were estimated by ...

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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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Can’t touch this: the impact of ‘touch-free’ technology in the washroom

Amazon claims to have sold tens of millions of its voice activated Echo devices in 2018, with the number of people using Alexa each day doubling throughout the year. This exemplifies the rise of touch-free technology, a trend that is ...

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Health for all – It’s in your hands

As a member of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Private Organisations for Patient Safety group, skin health and surface hygiene specialist,GOJO Industries-Europe, is a strong supporter of the WHO’s annual ‘Save Lives: Clean Your Hands’ campaign and is encouraging everybody ...

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GOJO unveils new winter wellness website and toolkit

In its effort to boost wellness and lessen the impact of seasonal viruses this winter, GOJO has launched a new website, www.winter-wellness.eu. The microsite, available to view in eight different languages including English, French, German, Danish, Spanish, Swedish, Polish and ...

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Making your premises a hygiene haven

Returning to work following the festive period can often go one of two ways. Your employees either come back feeling refreshed, recharged and focused on the year ahead, or with the shorter days and memories of the recent festive break, ...

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Five ways to create the perfect washroom

British offices and their workers are busier than ever. According to research from Initial Washroom Hygiene, almost half (43%) of office workers say the total number of staff in their office has increased; leading to a shortage of workspace (60%), ...

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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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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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