Washing with soap – not just water – is vital to proper hygiene. This is because while water is powerful at rinsing away dirt, it cannot easily remove soil or organisms that are attached to the hands. Soap is able to do this very effectively, maximizing the rinsing benefit of the water.
Hand Hygiene, Infection Prevention and Food Safety Blog
Did you know that one million bacteria can be created by one child in a school day? It is hands which are the primary vehicle for transmitting germs, and so if pupils are failing to effectively wash their hands, it is easy to understand how germs and bacteria can quickly spread.Read More
With each New Year comes resolutions and healthier lifestyle choices. Whether you’re planning to run regularly or incorporate more kindness into your everyday routine, there’s one simple, quick and healthy resolution everyone can make this year: improve your handwashing technique.Read More
Topics: Hand Washing
You've been told to wash your hands your whole life, from childhood to adulthood, but lately it seems like hand hygiene is spreading as fast as the infections it's trying to prevent - hand washing has become the new hype.Read More
Did you know it was recently Global Handwashing Day?
Each year on October 15th, over 200 million people in over 100 countries take part in celebrations to mark Global Handwashing Day. Once again, Deb Group was heavily involved in this day of advocacy, which promotes handwashing with soap as an easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives.
Most homeowners take pride in keeping their homes clean and tidy. The kitchen and washrooms get most of our attention when it comes to cleaning, but does all that time scrubbing, shining, polishing and sweeping really make a difference when it comes to keeping germs away? And are we spending too much time cleaning specific areas of the house but neglecting other areas where bacteria lurk even more?
This article will identify the areas of the house that have the highest concentration of germs, or better known as "germ hot-spots". Some of them may surprise you!