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March 2019

Yellow Banana Good, Green Banana Bad

Written by Darren Leishman

Employees’ brains are hardwired to find happiness in colour and lighting

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Technology and Trends
March 2019

3 tips to stress free hygiene during load shedding

Written by Lemay Rogers

Hello darkness my old friend, it’s come to load shedding again…

To any South African, there are no words more painful as these. Load shedding has once again become a reality and I fear many...

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Cleanliness and Hygiene
March 2019

Germy rhymes: Nosy Rosie

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Two weeks ago we launched a fun new series of Germy hygiene rhymes. This initiative aims to spread hygiene awareness, rather than the germs themselves, in a fun and light-hearted way!

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Cleanliness and Hygiene
March 2019

Germy rhymes: Flu-y Louie

Written by Lemay Rogers

Last week we launched our new series of fun hygiene rhymes titled: Germy rhymes. This initiative is in aid of spreading awareness around good hygiene practices (and not the germs).

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Cleanliness and Hygiene
March 2019

7 of the funniest bathroom posters [gallery]

Written by Bakang Kganyago

Have you ever found yourself walking into a restroom and coming across a lighthearted poster, lightening up what would normally be a rather mundane trip to the loo?

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Workplace Hygiene
March 2019

Bathroom deep cleaning: your checklist

Written by Nathalie Leblond

As the Experts, we really love talking about our subject and sharing our passion for all things related to hygiene. This is especially true when it comes to the subject of deep cleaning.

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Cleanliness and Hygiene
March 2019

Germy rhymes: Dan meets Jim the germ

Written by Lemay Rogers

Here at Initial, we are publishing a series of fun hygiene rhymes to help explain the importance of good hygiene.  Not as serious as a ring around the Rosie (associated with the great plague of...

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Cleanliness and Hygiene
February 2019

Health care waste: Terminology 101

Written by Nathalie Leblond

If anyone asked, “do you know the difference between infectious anatomical waste and hazardous chemical waste?” you’d be forgiven for answering “no”. Even those of us who work in the hygiene...

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Health and Safety
February 2019

Can bad smells affect your performance or mood at work?

Written by Bakang Kganyago

Simply put, yes... Yes, they can. If not dealt with properly, odour issues could be affecting employee morale in your office. Can you guess why or how that actually happens?

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Workplace Hygiene
February 2019

Ask an Expert: How does a diabetic deal with his used needles

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Over the last few months, I’ve written a few blogs on medical and sharps waste disposal, and the services that Initial can offer in this area to prevent incidences like the one in Pietermaritzburg...

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