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Nathalie Leblond

I joined Rentokil Initial South Africa in 2004 as the PA to the MD, and after 6 months maternity leave I re-joined the Company in 2009 as the Marketing Co-ordinator for Rentokil. I'm now the Marketing Communication Manager for Rentokil Initial. I'm still terrified of cockroaches (Americana's only!) but the rest of the creepy crawlies we deal with don't really bug me (see what I did there?), so I guess I'm in the right industry! I am passionate about what we do here at Rentokil Initial and also write for our Hygiene Blog, which can be found at www.initial.co.za. Life outside of Rentokil mostly revolves around my daughter, who has just turned eleven, and my husband (who is a bit older). I love living in Cape Town and wouldn't trade living here for anywhere else in the world.
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April 2021

5 frequently asked questions about VOC's

Written by Nathalie Leblond

VOC's are found in just about everything. But what are they, and are they harmful? Our latest blog post answers 5 frequently asked questions about VOC's and offers advice on what you can do to...

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Environment and Green Hygiene, Air Quality
April 2021

I got my COVID-19 vaccination - this is what it was like

Written by Nathalie Leblond

This blog post is a personal account of getting a COVID-19 vaccination at Cape Town's Groote Schuur hospital. 

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COVID-19
March 2021

3 hygiene problems you face working in a call centre 

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Wondering how to ensure that your call centre personnel don’t get sick this winter or during the third wave? Read our latest blog to find out what the 3 main hygiene issues are in call centres,...

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Workplace Hygiene
March 2021

During COVID-19, how often should I clean my...

Written by Nathalie Leblond

This helpful infographic takes the guess work out of knowing how often we should be washing our hands and cleaning other frequently touched items like cell phones and handbags. 

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COVID-19
February 2021

Your guide to PPE disposal

Written by Nathalie Leblond

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a global PPE disposal problem, and PPE has started to wash up on beaches all across the world. Here is your guide on how to correctly and safely dispose of used...

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COVID-19
February 2021

5 Outdated hygiene laws that need to be updated

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Our latest blog posts takes a fun look at some outdated hygiene laws that definitely need to be re-written.

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Cleanliness and Hygiene
January 2021

5 ways to keep your office hygienic in 2021

Written by Nathalie Leblond

The Coronavirus has pushed both personal and office hygiene into the spotlight. In this blog we look at 5 ways to ensure that your office remains hygienic in 2021.

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Workplace Hygiene, COVID-19
January 2021

3 Hygiene trends you need to know about in 2021

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Coronavirus dominated the hygiene industry in 2020, and it is likely to be an ongoing topic in 2021, but what other hygiene topics can we expect to hear about over the next 12 months?

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COVID-19, Technology and Trends

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