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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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Tork offers Safe at Work COVID-19 toolkit

Healthcare professionals often find their hand hygiene instruction to be too theoretical, according to a study. Tork manufacturer Essity has responded by launching the Safe at Work: COVID-19 Healthcare Toolkit in a bid to support healthcare staff with hands-on training. ...

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Hard surface disinfection and hand sanitation crucial in public areas as we look to a future out of lockdown

Warrington-based Christeyns Food Hygiene, who manufacture specialist hygiene solutions, stresses the importance of hard surface hygiene in reducing the risks of future Coronavirus contamination in public spaces. “In the coming months, as the nation goes back to work and a ...

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GOJO backs WHO’s global call to action for health workers

The worldwide advocacy day for Hand Hygiene falls annually on 5 May, and this year its importance is even more significant, as the world battles Covid-19. As a member of the World Health Organization (WHO) Private Organizations for Patient Safety ...

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Stopping the flu from spreading through your office

Influenza (commonly known as the “flu”) season is here. Colds and flu bring with them a chorus of sniffs and sneezes as people across the UK battle through illness. While flu outbreaks come as no surprise as temperatures drop, it ...

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Take hand hygiene seriously to stay well

Encouraging employees, visitors and customers to clean their hands regularly can help them stay well this winter. Chris Wakefield, Vice President, European Marketing & Product Development, GOJO Industries-Europe Ltd explains how companies in the hospitality and leisure sector can minimise ...

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Hand hygiene: Minimising outbreaks in schools

With recent outbreaks of norovirus causing countless closures of hospital beds and schools across the country, the spotlight is on hand hygiene and its role in minimising the spread of infection. With the risk of illness heightened during the winter ...

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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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