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Periods in the workplace – a topic deemed ‘unprofessional’ by a third of male office workers

Research released today by Initial Washroom Hygiene confirms the negative stigma surrounding menstrual hygiene at work, with a third (32 per cent) of male office workers claiming it is unprofessional for women to talk about their period in the workplace. ...

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World Toilet Day 2019 – Ensuring your washrooms are accessible for all

World Toilet Day, 19th November, is an official UN day focused on tackling the global sanitation crisis. Whilst in the UK, it may appear that adequate access to washroom facilities has been achieved, this is not always the case. Washroom ...

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How to stop Norovirus in its tracks this winter

Autumn has brought a sharp drop in temperature. As is often the case, this has come hand in hand with a rise in news stories about Norovirus outbreaks. A school in Lancashire was closed just a few weeks ago after ...

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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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Promoting positive menstrual hygiene

By: Sian Walking, Marketing Manager, Initial Washroom Hygiene 28th May marks Menstrual Hygiene Day, an international awareness day that aims to create a world in which every woman and girl is empowered to manage menstruation safely and hygienically. The campaign ...

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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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Initial Washroom Hygiene partners with Freedom4Girls to tackle period poverty

Period Poverty has affected more than a quarter of females, forcing them to miss either work or school[1]. To help combat this, Initial Washroom Hygiene has partnered with Freedom4Girls, a UK-registered charity actively supporting women and girls in both the ...

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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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Airport Hygiene: How to prevent airport security from being dirtier than the airport toilets

By Dr. Colm Moore – Area technical manager for Initial Washroom Hygiene With thousands of passengers travelling to hundreds of different countries every day, Airports pose a significant challenge for hygiene management. Air travel has no doubt revolutionised the way ...

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