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May 2018

Fact or fiction: Athlete's foot

Written by Nicole Horne

Athlete’s foot is an infection that gets debated often: is it contagious or not, do people with poor hygiene levels get athlete’s foot, do only athletes suffer from athlete's foot?

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May 2018

Hidden hygiene hacks: how doctors stay healthy

Written by Nicole Horne

I have always wondered how doctors manage to stay healthy - especially during flu season - and whilst treating so many ill patients!

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May 2018

Hygiene in the food processing industry: Ask the Expert

Written by Nathalie Leblond

In our fifth installment of our blog series - Ask the Expert -  we interview Kuvershree Reddy; Food Technologist and QA turned Strategic Account Manager for Rentokil Initial.

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April 2018

Fact or fiction: Does cold weather make you sick?

Written by Lemay Rogers

Winter is well on it’s way with the Cape experiencing some much needed rainfall and Johannesburg hitting its first single digit evening temperatures this week. Winter brings with it many concerns...

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April 2018

Fact or fiction: old = dirty

Written by Nicole Horne

Have you ever come across an item and thought it was dirty, just because it looked old?

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March 2018

Fact or fiction: you always need to use hand sanitisers

Written by Lemay Rogers

As a society we have become more aware of personal hygiene and wellness.We have seen social trends shift with open air yoga classes, rewards systems for healthy living and hand sanitisers in every...

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March 2018

What made me more hygiene aware [first person story]

Written by Lemay Rogers

Many of us who experienced childhood in the 90s can’t help but smile when seeing the image below. These days things like drinking out of the hose is just taboo.  “The chemicals!”  “The microbes!”...

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February 2018

Fact or fiction: All bacteria are bad [series]

Written by Peta Florus

Yin and Yang of bacteria. What’s your reaction when you hear the word bacteria?  Do you think and expect the worst? 

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January 2018

The evolution of Hygiene Services

Written by Nicole Horne

In this day and age we all seem to take hygiene as a given; as a standard (which it should be) and in fact, we can’t imagine a life without clean drinking water, healthcare centres that are...

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January 2018

Fact or fiction: 5 second rule [series]

Written by Nicole Horne

We’ve all come across a situation whereby our favourite treat takes a giant leap toward the floor we watch in what feels like slow motion. Do you (a) pick up your morsel and dust it off before...

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