There used to be nothing but bulk. Whether it was public toilets or office washrooms, schools or hospitals – soap dispensers holding their product in a refillable reservoir were the only alternative to a bar of soap or a lotion from a bottle.
Hand Hygiene, Infection Prevention and Food Safety Blog
Did your mother ask whether you had washed your hands every time you sat down at the table to eat? My mother certainly did. And, if your family was constantly inundated with that question it means you will have an understanding of hygiene.Read More
It should come as no surprise that restaurant patrons, industrial employees, and students all may view a restroom experience as an overall indicator of a facility’s level of excellence.
Topics: Hand hygiene, Hand Hygiene Facilities and Supplies, Hand Washing, Contaminated surface, Hygienic cleaning, Absenteeism, germs, sealed dispensers, closed-system dispensers, Infection Prevention - Workplace and Public Areas, CDC, Hand hygiene for children, Restroom hand washing
Air-travel can be a trying and nerve-wrecking experience for most. Thoughts run through our minds like - Will my flight be delayed? Will my baggage arrive? Who will I sit beside? But let's consider something you may have not thought about, another reason that air-travel might pose risks to our health – aside from just your nerves. You might be carrying something off the plane – other than your carry-on. Something you certainly didn’t want or expect after your business trip or family vacation.
The sustainable and efficient use of resources continues to be an area of emphasis for companies’ environmental responsibility initiatives. Many organizations are striving to reduce their environmental impact, and in the process save money, by reducing their use of energy and natural resources—including water.
Topics: Hand hygiene, Hand Hygiene Training & Education, Hand Washing, Handwashing, Improve Hand Hygiene, Hand Washing Efficacy, Isabelle Faivre, Water Conservation, Foam Soap, water usage, Hand Washing Behavior, Restroom hand washing
The restroom hand washing behaviors of 3,739 people were unobtrusively watched and documented in a study recently by Michigan State University. Though hand washing compliance rates appear to have increased in recent years, the report demonstrates we continue to fall short of the ideal - especially amongst men.Read More