I’ll admit it. I’m a bit of a foodie. Who doesn’t love a great meal, especially when a professional chef is preparing it? It’s amazing what they can do with the same ingredients we have – except they make it so much better.Read More
Hand Hygiene, Infection Prevention and Food Safety Blog
Modern passenger cruise ships are effectively “mini cities” at sea, with populations of several thousand and hence with all the complexity in hygiene provision of a typical urban infrastructure, with the added complication of isolation for long periods of time (no-one leaving or entering the environment).
According to an article humans unconsciously touch their noses and mouths more than 3.6 times per hour. When we do this, not only do we spread germs into our bodies from whatever we were touching; we spread germs from our bodies onto whatever we touch next. In the course of a day, we expose ourselves to potential infection – as well as transmit opportunities to infect others – about 86.4 times.Read More
Plastic beads made of polyethylene – also known as microbeads – are used in different cosmetic products such as toothpaste and exfoliants, but also in some heavy duty hand cleansers.
Did you know that you may have been cleaning your hands wrong this whole time? A recent study finds that the most effective way to sanitize your hands is the 6 step method recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO).