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July 2020

[UPDATE] What can you buy for R2.90 per day?

Written by Lemay Rogers

We all know that hygiene is important. You need to wash your hands before you eat and after using the toilet to protect yourself from harmful germs. You protect your company’s image by keeping...

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office hygiene
July 2020

Why you need a bathroom deepclean now more than ever

Written by Nathalie Leblond

On the 17th February this year - 3 weeks before the first Coronavirus case was reported in SA - we wrote a blog piece called How to motivate to get your office bathrooms deep cleaned. The stats at...

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Workplace Hygiene
June 2020

[UPDATE] Hot or cold water - which kills more germs?

Written by Nathalie Leblond

October 2017 feels like a long time ago, but that's when I wrote this original piece on which is better for washing your hands - hot or cold water. (Cape Town was just recovering from the Day Zero...

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Workplace Hygiene
June 2020

5 Waterwise Hygienic Quick Wins For The Office

Written by Bakang Kganyago

Water and sanitation are a critical part of preventing the spread of the Coronavirus. With people and businesses making use of significantly increased amounts of water it’s no surprise that our...

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June 2020

3 things to consider before re-opening your workplace

Written by Nathalie Leblond

For most businesses in South Africa, the Coronavirus pandemic is probably the biggest test they have ever faced. While the long-term impact of COVID-19 is uncertain, the lifting and easing of...

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Workplace Hygiene, Cleanliness and Hygiene
June 2020

Air Hygiene part 2: How does my air purifier work?

Written by Nathalie Leblond

This is the second piece in my two-part series on air quality, and follows on from the first article on why indoor air quality is so important.

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Technology and Trends
June 2020

Good idea? Or maybe not… 8 Coronavirus trends that have us worried

Written by Nathalie Leblond

At the beginning of April we published a blog on Coronavirus myths you need to ignore and since then we’ve lived through total lockdown, lockdown level 4 and level 3 from today, the 1st June. 

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Workplace Hygiene, Ask the Expert
May 2020

8 important questions you wish you had asked your Disinfection Service provider

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Rentokil Initial offers advice on choosing a professional Disinfection services partner to keep your environment hygienic and disease-free.

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Health and Safety

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